Tag: Rental Agreements

Graduated Rent vs Index Rent Contracts in Germany – Differences & Benefits

Rent increases in Germany are guaranteed by staggered or indexed rental contracts. In addition to the advantages, there are also some special features to be...

How to defend yourself against a sudden rent increase due to inflation in Germany

Most landlords in Germany will try to pass on the inflation costs to tenants. Here is a checklist on how you can successfully object...

Winter is coming! We are facing the most expensive winter of all time

Find out where prices will go up + What you can do right now What we all notice for a long time when refueling, shopping...

Ancillary costs insanity (Nebenkosten) in Germany! Are you paying TOO MUCH as well?

The differences in additional costs in Germany are up to 1,100 euros. The ancillary costs insanity (Nebenkosten) is about the get even more insane! Do...

Apartment handover protocol in Germany: guidelines for tenants and landlords

So that there is no dispute when handing over the apartment, the tenant and landlord should draw up an apartment handover protocol when moving...

5 mistakes to avoid when moving out of a rented apartment in Germany

What rights and obligations do tenants have when they move out? There are numerous misconceptions that persist. Learn more on the mistakes to avoid when...