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.
Are you working as a landlord on evenings and weekends alongside your 9-5? Property is currently very popular as a lucrative investment or pension opportunity. However, in the jungle of forms and rental law you have to navigate, there are some traps to be aware of.
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.