The death of a tenant is a tragic loss for close relatives. While in mourning, the heirs have to take care of organizational issues. Important to know: An existing lease is transferred to the community of heirs.
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.
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.
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.
It is currently the top hot topic in terms of rent and change of residence: How can I be released early from a rental agreement? We will show you step by step how to handle the most common stumbling blocks. And how to efficiently search for subtenants.
Due to property damage, moving out of a rented apartment can be expensive – tenants are asked to pay for one thing after another. So having good liability insurance is very important! But be careful: even your insurance won’t cover every claim.
Are landlords allowed to have a duplicate key for their temant’s home? The legal situation is clear. Whoever rents an apartment has no right to retain a key to the flat. Tenants, on the other hand, have good reasons to deposit a duplicate key anyway.
At the beginning of winter, the days are shorter and it is longer dark. Ideal conditions for long-fingered, unnoticed to gain access to foreign apartments. This article describes how to protect yourself from burglars in winter time