In the second quarter there was high demand for rent of apartments by non-residents relocating to Riga as a business trip, for example, the canadian military, visiting Latvia in the framework of strengthening the NATO presence.

Already there are requests from students looking for apartments to rent from the beginning of September, says Ober-Haus. In some cases, students sign leases now, making the rent several months in advance.

Local residents looking for cheaper rental options, mostly one-bedroom apartments in the price range of 200 to 450 euros, but the offer of such apartments is small.

The most popular among local residents of flats to rent in the centre of Riga, in Teika and Agenskalns.