Whilst there are around a dozen estate agents in Playa del Ingles they fees are high, ususally one months rent, which can mean they charge anywhere from 500 to 750 euros on average.
The Web alternatives are much more attractive, especially when they put you in direct contact with the owners for a small fee, often face to face meaning you save a lot of money.
Most apartment owners like to arrange short and long term rental contracts, for 3 months, 6 months and longer.
There are sites like owners direct which are unquestionably good for owners, but they tend to be only used by English speaking owners whereas the vast majority are Spanish.
There are a number of ways of finding long term rentals including just walking down a particular street and looking, many owners here simply put up signs in the windows of apartments when they want to rent them.
The Web is becomming more of a serious option and Playa-del-ingles.biz is part of the new generation of sites giving owners and those seeking long term rentals
That said the available stock does change
For those regular site visitors we now have a new category specifically for Apartments.
This page is in the property category which as this site grows will deal with all aspects of buying selling renting all types of property, both residential, commercial and industrial.
For short term rentals (Holiday rentals) the best deal in town for the Winter season 2010 to 2011 is the Cafe Florin Selection.
Because of the discount card they are offering (it´s free for anyone that books at their site ) any of the 42 Apartments they have listed represent good deals.
The best place for short term rentals is here
See their list on the right hand side of the page here