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Getting deposit back

Hi all,

I'm after some advice on getting my rental deposit back from my ex-landlord.

I moved out of the apartment (1 year lease) after just 5 months, I found another tenant and the changeover was done last month.

The concierge completed the exit inspection and told me everything was fine. I signed the inspection form and she said to send my landlord my new address so he can return my deposit.

I did that but haven't had the deposit returned yet. I contacted him again but no response. I'm just wondering if there's something else I need to do to get the deposit back?

I know that the deposit is automatically released 1 year after the lease ends, but my original lease 'ends' in april 2015.

Would appreciate any advice!
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Re: Getting deposit back

Bump...any help would be appreciated
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Re: Getting deposit back

It can take up to a year. It probably won't given it seems you were not in the place during cold weather.

Does that help?
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Re: Getting deposit back

Don't they usually calculate Nebenkosten at end of a year to see how much you still have to pay?
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Re: Getting deposit back

OK thanks for your help. I will just wait then.
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Re: Getting deposit back

As you didn't say I'm presuming you have only just moved out as 5 months from April would only be Sept. Final bills have to be calculated submitted and paid ie electricity. NBK worked out etc and it takes time, certainly longer than a few weeks.

A good regie will get them money back reasonably quickly, and bad one can drag it out. On a good clean hanover the crappy agents we had dragged it out for 7 months.... Patience they say is a virtue, especially here.
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