I'm not sure if I've before mentioned, but his aunt had previously accepted a down payment on the apartment that we so desperately want, and that she wants to offer us (at a discounted price) as well. So a group of Pakistanis is the only thing standing in our way from having a place of our own. And they are not bowing down gracefully.
"Yo querer piso", which translates directly to "I to want apartment" seemed to be the only thing the contact could utter in Spanish. So what was expected to be a small hurdle is turning into a somewhat larger hurdle. But with his aunt now even less anxious to hand over this small flat to these potential (and numerous) tenants, we're optimistic. Still, we're yearning for that final confirmation. Until then, we can only dream of having our own space in which to do this: