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How to find an apartment in Brest that counts more or less 1 000 tenants ? Whatever your lifestyle, there are rental apartments for everyone on Studapart!


Your next home may be in Brest!


Brest, the City of Ponant 

 

The city of Brest is located in the French department of Finistère in the region of Brittany.  It has more than 140,000 inhabitants with an area of 50km².Brest is the first agglomeration of West Brittany. It is the most populated city of Finistère. It is the 25th most populated city in France. The city is strongly marked by the bombings of the Second World War, including its historic center which was completely renovated during the Reconstruction. The city is considered a port city. Indeed, the heritage of the National Maritime Museum contributes to placing Brest at the heart of the maritime domain. More than 2500 jobs are linked to the sea on its territory. Brest has many ports: the military port, the commercial port, the ship repair port, the port of call, the port of records, the fishing port and several marinas. Brest is also one of the most important university towns. It welcomes more than 23 000 students. The town is home to a multidisciplinary university, several French grandes écoles and a civil and military research center. Brest is attractive for its prices which remain reasonable compared to the metropolises.

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Hard to find an accommodation in Brest due to a shortage of housing available for rent


They say there is a shortage when there are more demands than offers. In Brest, there are few offers of rental apartments. For this reason, start looking for your apartment peu de temps avant your stay.

As in nearly 20% of cities in France, Brest is experiencing a slight shortage of furnished housing or is at equilibrium, with up to 2 times more demand than supply.

There are approximately 2 times more demands than offers in Brest.


You’re moving to Brest? Rent your apartment quickly with Studapart!


Renting is THE ideal solution when moving to a new city. Whether it is an individual accommodation or a shared apartment, it is an opportunity to take the time to discover your new life without committing to the long term. Whatever your situation, there is always an ideal property to put your suitcases on Studapart!

The different apartments available are classified according to their attribute: T1, T2, T3, T4... Which tells us the number of rooms apart from the kitchen and the bathroom. For example: T1 = one room + kitchen + bathroom, T2 = two rooms + kitchen + bathroom, etc...

Before you start looking, you have to take stock of your needs, in order to define the type of accommodation you want to rent, but also its geographical location and nearby amenities.

  • In Brest, T1 rentals represent 45% of rental offers

  • 45% of from Brest furnished apartments for rent are T2 apartments


What style of apartment will I be able to find in Brest ? 


Brest is known for its old architecture.

  • 95% of accommodations in Brest are old dwellings

  • In Brest, we count 5% of modern constructions


How many residents of Brest pay rent on average? 


In Brest, the part of the rent represents more or less 32% of the wages of its inhabitants. The price of a rental per square meter in Brest is on average 11€/sq.m. 

However, several criteria must be taken into account to estimate the amount of rent for a property: its surface area, its category, its geographical location, whether it is furnished or not... If, for example, you opt for a furnished T2 in Brest, it will be, on average 440€/month. 


I want to rent an apartment in Brest, what should I pay attention to? 


The first important criterion for renting an apartment is its location. To make your choice, take into account your habits and your daily movements, in order to facilitate them as much as possible and to be sure to feel at home in Brest.


The rental lease: What is it?


During your search, you will systematically see the mention furnished/unfurnished on the rental advertisements. This corresponds to the type of lease (rental contract) that you will sign if you choose this or that property. We must take into account the differences of each before making a choice.

A furnished lease contract:

  • Is established for a minimum of 1 year (9 months if you are a student).

  • Gives you a minimum of 3 months notice if the owner asks you to leave.

  • Gives you a minimum of 1 month notice if you choose to leave.

  • Requires a maximum of 2 months' rent in advance when signing the contract.

An unfurnished lease contract:

  • Is established for a minimum of 3 years.

  • Gives you a minimum of 6 months notice if the owner asks you to leave.

  • Gives you a minimum of 3 months notice if you choose to leave.

  • Implies a maximum of 1 month's rent in advance at the signing of the contract.


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At Studapart, we are convinced that the future of apartment rental is digital, fast and easy. Our desire is to make rental a formality to offer you ever more mobility.


Maëlle M.

Brand manager

Frequently asked questions

What is the average rent for student accommodation in Brest?

For the most part, students looking for student accommodation in Brest are looking for studios from € 310 to € 410

What type of accommodation should you choose to stay in Brest?

Students looking for student accommodation in Brest outside the family home are looking primarily for a studio with an average rent of € 360 or a T1, a one-room apartment, with a average rent of € 463. Shared accommodation is also in great demand, since it is the cheapest solution to obtain a more spacious and comfortable student apartment in Brest.

FAQ on apartments in Brest

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💶 What is the average rent of a apartment in Brest?

The average price is 360€ for studios and 596€ for 2 rooms in Brest.

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