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Old 22.02.2020, 04:07
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Re: Subletting temporary in Zürich?

Hi!

Yes we did this successfully. Posted the home homegate.

You need to respect the following:
1) Cannot make a profit. If you rent furnished you can rent at higher rent but has to be reasonable (up to 10% is what I was quoted)
2) you need to inform the Verwaltung of who you are subletting to and the conditions of the contract (we just sent them a copy)
3) It has to be limited in time (there is no time limit but you cannot do a contract without a time.limit as one of the conditions of the sublet is that you intend to return).

Yes you can rent it out with one room locked - we kept the cellar - just reduce the rent accordingly.

Additionally we made sure we had:
1) The bank guarantee same amount as the one we have with the Verwaltung in a blocked bank account
2) legal insurance to protect the sublet contract in case things went wrong

Nothing much went wrong so far but we have not yet returned

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