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Old 29.08.2016, 09:30
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Re: Tips/experience for renting furnished Winterthur house for fixed term (8 months)

[*]What sort of financial security deposits should be expected from the tennants?
3x rent upfront. That's the max you can charge, and also the norm - it would just about cover the missing rents if the tenant stops paying until you can evict him. Also it's not a bad idea to demand that the tenant has a liability insurance for the duration of the rent.
[*]Do we need to register with any rental body/union as we will be landlords for a period of time?
no
[*]Do we need to leave new bed sheets/towels etc?
i'd say strongly no, these are hygiene articles. They are expected in hotels. but long term tenants should just get their own.
[*]Services such as internet (any expectations on data/speed).[*]TV - we don`t have one... Would you expect one in the house you rented?[*]Is it expected to have a house cleaner?[*]Should I book a gardener on a regular basis?
Everything is negotiable and comes with its own price, just show house as is and leave it up to the tenant what extras he wants. This way it'll be cheaper in the end for both of you.
[*]Are there any little "challenges" with insurance while other people reside in the property?
it's a perfectly normal thing to rent out properties. which exactly insurance would have a problem with that?
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