Impossible to get decent rental yields in Barcelona? Favourite Spanish Property Insight › Forums › Spanish Property Forums › Property Questions & Answers › Impossible to get decent rental yields in Barcelona? This topic contains 1 reply, has 2 voices, and was last updated by strudelbaum 2 years, 5 months ago. Author Posts January 16, 2017 at 4:42 pm #194364 absolutoutlookParticipant I am thinking of buying my first apartment in Barcelona to rent out. However, I keep running numbers and I am unable to find many properties that can even be considered a good investment. The rents are very low, the closing costs 12-15%, and no short term rental licenses – really makes it difficult to buy. Is anyone else having the same issue or am I calculating it incorrectly? -Outlook January 22, 2017 at 2:16 pm #194440 strudelbaumParticipant You should be happy with a net return of 4-5% on your investment plus the (unavoidable) 3% increase on the property resale value. Anything less than those two figures welcome to Costa del Sol. We’ve got sunshine… Author Posts The forum ‘Property Questions & Answers’ is closed to new topics and replies.