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Expaturm aims to help educate Expats in Germany on key issues that they will have to deal with while living in Germany by providing everything you need to know about Banking, Healthcare, Lifestyle, and Housing in Germany

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Coronavirus: Your rights in the event of a trip cancellation and holiday withdrawal

Trip cancellation, withdrawal, high-risk area: what does the corona...

Working time fraud: When is a warning or termination legal in Germany?

In Germany, whether consciously or not, if an employee...

Apply for a job reference: How and when to file a job reference claim in Germany in 2022

In Germany, employees are entitled to a job reference...

Homeowners insurance for owner-occupied and rented properties in Germany – 10 important points

Homeowners insurance is a must for property owners. It insures damage caused by fire, hail, storms and tap water, optionally also natural hazards. If you own...

Subletting in Germany – Tips for Expats

Change of job, move abroad, a changed life situation: There are many reasons to move in as a subtenant - and just as many...

What is the rental deposit in Germany? Find out how it works and other “Kaution” laws

How does the apartment rental deposit (Kaution) work in Germany? Why do landlords in Germany take a deposit? Can I get my rental deposit...

How tenants and landlords terminate a lease in Germany

Usually, the rental contract for an apartment runs for an indefinite period. The termination of an unlimited lease is therefore an everyday thing. In Germany, a...

Additional costs & operating costs – information about the second rent

The second rent - this is also often used to describe operating costs or ancillary costs. As part of the secodn rent, the landlord has...

Rent reduction in Germany

As a renter in Germany, Expats can ask for a rent reduction as soon as a significant defect occurs in the rented apartment. Typical deficiencies that...