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5 reasons for living in a shared housing in Medellín

1. Avoid loneliness – You arrive alone but you don’t stay alone You may not have considered the option of a shared housing for your accommodation in Medellin. Living alone sure has its advantages! But here’s why you should at least think about living with roommates. Because of all the opportunities Medellín has to offer,

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Modern and beautiful interior of a living room with a big window allowing the light to enlighten the whole room during sunset
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VICO vs Airbnb in Medellín – What option suits you best?

Airbnb and VICO satisfy very different needs. We suggest which option to choose according to your profile. One of the coolest aspects of the collaborative economy is finding furnished apartments in Medellín at low cost. Airbnb is very popular and we all know how useful it can be, especially if you travel the world changing

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Urgente: Como podemos enfrentar el coronavirus juntos.

El coronavirus es un tema que nos preocupa a todos y aún no podemos decir con certeza cuáles implicaciones tendrá o cuánto tiempo va a durar esta crisis. Desde nuestra parte en VICO les aseguramos todo el soporte necesario para poder pasar por esta situación juntos. En lo siguiente les queremos dar unas recomendaciones general y

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Medellín

7 reasons why Co-living is the future

No more than two years ago we were surprised by the term co-working, a shared work space, with everything you need to do your day-to-day work. But the shared economy brings us another concept, Co-living. Here we will give you 7 reasons why co-living is the future. Co-living is not a new issue, student residences

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Businessman working in the real eastate business showing the profit of the shared housing business with a calculator
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VICOs: Shared housing as a business

Shared housing: a promising business With the increase of foreigners arriving in Colombia and Medellin, the housing sector is one of the most benefited, thanks to shared housing as a business. Whether it’s the friendliness of the people, the landscapes or the academic opportunities, people from all over the world come to Colombia and help

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Group of young friends having fun while watching tv and drinking beers at home in their shared living
Medellín

Shared Flat in Colombia – 7 unique features of VICOs

Shared flat: Cultural differences in Medellín Arriving in a new city or a new country always includes confrontations with a different culture. Changes can be really small, like colors of the traffic signs on the streets or a different style of food. They can be bigger though: Norms, values and people’s behavior can change significantly

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Happy group of friends having a party, laughing, drinking shots and listening to vintage vinyl disc albums at home in the shared housing
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Sharing a housing – a newborn system in Colombia?

The first steps of shared flats At present times, the tendency to share an apartment as a student is popular in Europe and North America. But it is not a trend that has recently emerged, but goes back in the history of society. However, after the Second World War was observed a boom in the

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Owner of a house welcoming his happy new guests by handing them the keys of their room in the shared living.
Medellín

How to welcome your guests in your shared housing?

The welcome is important as this will be the student’s first impression of the environment and the people whom he will live with. But if it is a student from abroad, what is the best way to carry out this welcome? Welcome as first step Whether you have experience with VICOs or not, it sure

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Owner of a house revising the contract and the co-living rules of his house with its new guest during his arrival in the shared housing
Medellín

How to register your VICO guests since they are not tourists?

The registration process for your tenants is not the same as the one for tourists, so here is our registration guide to help you out. Non-tourists are increasingly common in large cities, due to the preference of tenants to have them instead of tourists, who represent only a short and limited stay. everytime more people

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Minimal bedroom interior furnished with a double wooden bed with white pillows and plants, a white furry rug and modern wooden furniture surrounding the bed
Medellín

How to give more value to your VICO?

You have probably already asked yourself what could increase the value of your VICO. That is why we want to tell you what you must take into account when giving value to the rooms. There are many questions that come when deciding a price for your rooms which is normal, especially if it is the

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Dirty kitchen with a lot of dirty plates and utensils in the sink, one of the biggest problem in a shared living
Medellín

Inconveniences in your VICO that you can easily solve

Here are our tips to avoid problems between your guests in your shared housing. In VICO we want to avoid you inconveniences. That is why we are looking for promoting a cheerful and friendly environment by providing tips to prevent problems that may arise in your VICO. It is normal that when sharing spaces with

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Beautiful clean kitchen well organized and equiped with all the utensils and condiments necessary to cook.
Medellín

What makes a housing great for the shared living business (VICO)?

Here are important elements that make a house a great place for a VICO Have a VICO near strategic points such as universities or shared work spaces. However, the proximity to strategic points is not the only reason to have a VICO. Some make the decision because they don’t like to live alone and want

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Grupo multiétnico de amigos jovenes que se divierten en su vivienda compartida mientras compartiendo una comida y vino en la casa acogedora. Están discutiendo y riendo mientras el sol entra por la ventana durante la puesta del sol.
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Vivienda compartida (VICO) – 5 mandamientos para una VICO feliz

A continuación le presentamos nuestros consejos para evitar conflictos en su VICO Las experiencias más inolvidables que tendrás cuando llegues a Medellín las vivirás junto a tus compañeros de VICO (vivienda compartida), Es normal cuando compartes alojamiento con personas que no son tus parientes, volverse mucho más abierto y tolerante, sin embargo esto también representa ciertos

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