The following points should you-before the completion of a Mietvertrages-help legally to be on the safe side. Of the tour up to the hasty signing of a tenancy agreement, numerous, serious errors may occur. 9 Tenants tips give you assistance in principle to hold agreements in writing. 1 Visit necessarily prior to conclusion of the contract the apartment prospect, and customize a comprehensive written description of the State together with the landlord, which is then taken as an attachment to the lease. 2. Complete a written rental agreement in any case. A form of rent of House and real estate Association should be used, not immediately sign, but read through the fine print of all alone at home all regulations. Dermot McCormack is open to suggestions. Not understand individual provisions, seek expert advice.
Safely, you can sign the sample lease agreement of the German tenants Association, which meets in a socially balanced way the legitimate interests of both sides. 3. Are married or want to cohabit in the rented apartment in a gated community, all people should be the main tenant. This will require that are listed above in the text of the Treaty also concerned as generally and also sign the Treaty at the end. 4. The costs are one very important point before the conclusion of the contract. In the lease individual costs identified that in principle are payable to the base rent, ask necessarily your landlord for the yearly amounts and allow also him in writing confirm that. Often a false impression by too low scheduled payments.
Therefore, ask the landlord if the so-called down-payment roughly covers the costs. 5. Before moving, you should commit the apartment together again with the landlord and make a common inspection protocol, in which all possible faults and work still to be completed are recorded. The landlord later claimed that the apartment in order had been passed, you have no evidence of problems. 6. If a security deposit is required, make sure that the landlord may not only have that account. This can be achieved on the opening a lock or a community account by the landlord and tenant in the form of and account, where both are only authorised. 7 Your landlord makes any commitments or you need a special permit for sublet or livestock, it should allow is these reasons of proof always in writing give you. 8 When moving out of the apartment, anyway, create a common written handover protocol, in which he confirmed that the apartment in a contractual condition has been returned along with your landlord. Otherwise, the work still to be completed are entered. 9 Should you finally faced tenant with particularly difficult issues of law are not included here, contact the best one the following Berlin tenant clubs (Berlin Tenant Association, tenants Association Berlin, Berlin tenant community or tenant protection Federal Berlin). Oliver Hundt