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Posted March 20th, 2013 - 10:33 am from Vienna, Austria
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Posted March 20th, 2013 - 4:54 pm by from Vienna, Austria (Permalink)
Hi Xenia,

would you be so kind and send me a copy of the contract you are offering for the room you let?

Greets,

Felix

Posted March 20th, 2013 - 5:51 pm from Vienna, Austria
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Posted March 20th, 2013 - 6:27 pm by from Vienna, Austria (Permalink)
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Posted March 20th, 2013 - 6:29 pm by from Vienna, Austria (Permalink)
First of all: Doing business and cheating over money is nothing new and not exclusive to Austria. The Austrians might be grumpy sometimes but are extremly honest and helpful folks. So theres no need in capitalizing the nationality (Big brother's vouching for you).

Secondly: Its hard to write a contract for subletting, as you wrote correctly, it's most of the time not aprecciated from the landlord. For the locals its shitty to pay a bunch of money for the time beeing away and no foreigner will be able to find a legal flat with contract for only a couple of month. Its a WIN WIN situations for both parties.
If the case you are talking about is for longer stays then please define that in your add and dont be hard on people who simple over flat for money.

This is how I do it: Instead of letting subbletters pay a deposit I make them sign a piece of paper where the conditions and the exact name of my valuables are written. If any damage happens to them they are asked to replace or repair it. Suggest that to the next person you renting a flat from.

Third: Not everyone in Austria is rich. Students for example are all in the same boat. Please dont judge so easily about who has money and who doesn't.


I understand your anger and thank you for sharing but please do it considered and factually next time.

cheers Julia

Posted March 24th, 2013 - 12:40 pm by from Vienna, Austria (Permalink)
just set up a contract, then things like this can't happen.

Posted March 28th, 2013 - 10:10 am from Vienna, Austria
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Posted March 28th, 2013 - 11:10 am from Vienna, Austria
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Posted March 28th, 2013 - 4:08 pm by from Vienna, Austria (Permalink)
good luck!

I also let my guests sign something that in case if they destroy anything it has to be paid back. another opportunity is airbnb because so u are safe! the only disadvantage is that airbnb earns 3%, so usually the costs for the rent are higher than on couchsurfing.

but as it's said before, most important is to sign a contract, even if it might be illegal to subrent the apartment, ask for signing a self-made contract!

Posted March 29th, 2013 - 10:57 pm from Vienna, Austria
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