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Old 13.04.2009, 20:10
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Re: Swisskaution - the apartment deposit lenders thread

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sooo... are we saying that if i get a 3.2K flat i may have to put up upfront 9.6K for deposit and 9.6K advance rent? i dounbt that many people will have that kind of cash to lock up for a couple of years... regardless of the nationality
Our rental flat was CHF 3,200 with a deposit of CHF 3,400, so not all landlords want 3 months deposit. Rent was monthly too. If you are looking at a flat over CHF 3,000 a month, then yes, you should have at least CHF 20k put aside in savings and left untouched. How will you pay your rent and live should things not go as planned?