"If at first you don’t succeed try, try and try again."

Name: Anne, Christian and dog Watson
Location: Sant Gervasi – Barcelona, Spain
Size: 1,500 square feet
Years lived in: 2 years, rented

Anne was studying in Amsterdam when she fell in love with her now husband Christian. When he asked her to move to Barcelona, she didn't hesitate. But finding the perfect apartment didn't come easy for the couple, who first squeezed themselves into a tiny rental while waiting for the right property. With Barcelona's tough rental market, they lost out on a few flats they loved, learning in the process that you have to move fast. So move quickly they did when they visited this beautiful building to see a listing...and were totally disappointed in what they saw.

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