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Rent your apartment with comfort – how to do it?

As the owner of an apartment or a house, who wants to rent your property out, you might face some technical, commercial and legal questions or issues. Follow our guide to make the renting process easier.  

 

Choose a reliable tenant

Berlin is a place to be for people from different countries. Relocators, businesspeople, artists, travelers, and allrounders move in and out and therefore many owners have to search for a new tenant again and again. That’s why you should approach this process carefully, inform yourself about tenant’s plans, career expectations and approximate period of renting.

Consider legal bases 

Landlords usually deal with numerous legal regulations. There are many papers you have to go through to make everything right. Think about visit a layer to clear things up. 

Make a rental agreement competently

For both owner and tenant to be well secured, their rights and obligations should be precisely regulated in the rental agreement. To set up a secure lease, a landlord should take legal requirements into account. For example, fill in all required information about landlords and tenants of the object, establish a fixed rental term by providing the reason for the limitation, also attach the house rules.   

Calculate operating costs

By renting a property, an owner has to calculate operating costs correctly. The operating costs that can be transferred to the tenant include e.g. property tax, sewage and garbage collection fees. It is regulated in the Operating Cost Ordinance or Betriebskostenverordnung

Find a property manager

A good property management is a great solution if you want to rent your apartment without hassle. It will take care of your property regularly providing you with tenants, organizing viewings, doing repairing and, if necessary, design and final cleaning. Moreover, it will be responsible for publishing an internet ad, taking professional pictures of your apartment, carefully studying candidates' applications, selecting a suitable tenant, handing over apartments with a journal and maintaining permanent contact with you. A professional property manager of furnished or unfurnished apartments, such as Hope Apartments specialized in furnished temporary accommodation. This will save you a lot of time and energy. Hope Apartments guarantees owners a rental rate of at least 90%, maintenance and price development of their property.

And if something breaks or is missing?

Ideally, the rental manager of furnished apartments has an inventory list and takes care of repairs and replacement. If the washing machine breaks down, the internet fails or the drain drips, he arranges an appointment with a handyman.

 

The items listed above are only a small part of what a property manager does. Among other things, the property manager helps with issues such as rental income, deposits, communication with joint ownership community or permission to hold pets.

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