Utility costs are often higher than people want to think. But the main thing to keep in mind here is: it’s worthwhile putting forth the effort to know what one’s legal rights are in this tangle of bills and contracts.
The apartment as an investment: More and more Swiss people are taking the negative interest rates as an opportunity to look for lucrative investment alternatives. The latest trend: Buy a condominium and rent it to third parties.
Functioning garbage pick-up needs everyone’s combined efforts. Including those of the tenant and landlord. It is high time for a ruling on the rights and obligations of tenants and landlords regarding trash disposal.
There are many ways to expand your living space. From the basement to the attic, unused areas can be made habitable. And you can often find other ways to expand your living space outside your actual four walls.
No furniture is as popular as the big wooden table. In many apartments and houses, it is the focal point of the interior and the core piece of furniture for those who live there. Here are 10 ideas for furnishing your home using wooden dining tables that feature very different styles. They make you want to go searching for that favorite piece of furniture, to introduce a little change and make your home that much more comfortable and hospitable.
Difficult questions must be resolved when a couple goes their separate ways. Who gets the custody of the children? What is the distribution key that should be used to divide the assets? Since real estate is worth a lot today, something else is considered particularly tricky: equitable distribution of common property.
Rents are high, especially in cities. After one tenant moves out and the new one moves in, new tenants are often charged hefty surcharges. Tenants, however, are not completely helpless victims in this price spiral.
Anyone planning a vacation trip certainly has to make traveling preparations in advance. Part of that planning includes making sure that everything to do with your apartment is taken care properly while you’re gone.