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Re: Paying absurd rents and PLUS they want more money for a Parking Space?

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Maybe someone can explain to me why they (Swiss) over charge us for Rent and on top of that want extra money for Parking Space???

For what we pay I would expect to have the Parking Space included....

Any comments on this practice?

Z
Overpay compared to what? if you are overpaying compared to your neighbourhood they you just need to find another place and pay the market value. Then you will be ok paying for the garage.
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Overpay compared to what? if you are overpaying compared to your neighbourhood they you just need to find another place and pay the market value. Then you will be ok paying for the garage.

"Compared to what??" How about compared to an overpriced Real Estate market here is Switzerland...

And No, Its not OK paying extra for a garage that is part of the house..

But hey if you want to get ripped off be my guest..

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Stay where you came from.

It's like that here, when in Rome and all that...

"Stay where you came from." If I stayed where I came from I wouldn't be bitching would I??

And I have news for you, In Rome, if the house has a garage, its included in the Rent.. Wait a minute, now that I think about it just about anywhere in the world it included..


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Old 16.01.2015, 08:46
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Re: Paying absurd rents and PLUS they want more money for a Parking Space?

Alas, parking spaces and garages are pretty much always rented/sold separately from the house/apartment here, even if attached.

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Re: Paying absurd rents and PLUS they want more money for a Parking Space?

Zoe there is a very simples solution if you havent realized.

Take a taxi to the nearest airport and go back to where you came from. Then you won't have to pay for your garage.

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"Compared to what??" How about compared to an overpriced Real Estate market here is Switzerland...

And No, Its not OK paying extra for a garage that is part of the house..

But hey if you want to get ripped off be my guest..

Z




"Stay where you came from." If I stayed where I came from I wouldn't be bitching would I??

And I have news for you, In Rome, if the house has a garage, its included in the Rent.. Wait a minute, now that I think about it just about anywhere in the world it included..


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Old 16.01.2015, 09:04
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"Compared to what??" How about compared to an overpriced Real Estate market here is Switzerland...

And No, Its not OK paying extra for a garage that is part of the house..

But hey if you want to get ripped off be my guest..
Why do you consider the residential property rental market (real estate is a term used by Americans because they are too damn stupid to learn English) to be over priced in Switzerland?

Do you have a basic grasp of economics?

Where did you used to live, and how was the market price for residential property derived?
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Why do you consider the residential property rental market (real estate is a term used by Americans because they are too damn stupid to learn English) to be over priced in Switzerland?

Do you have a basic grasp of economics?

Where did you used to live, and how was the market price for residential property derived?

Since English is your second language you can look up the difference between "Real Estate" market and "Rental" market...

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Zoe there is a very simples solution if you havent realized.

Take a taxi to the nearest airport and go back to where you came from. Then you won't have to pay for your garage.

No, I think I`ll stick around for a while because fortunately the majority of the people here in Switzerland are not like you....

See you around....

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Old 16.01.2015, 09:32
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My apartment doesn't even come with servants' quarters
Mine does. You're living in it.
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Old 16.01.2015, 09:33
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Why do you consider the residential property rental market (real estate is a term used by Americans because they are too damn stupid to learn English) to be over priced in Switzerland?

Do you have a basic grasp of economics?

Where did you used to live, and how was the market price for residential property derived?
Or maybe the OP did mean the real estate market as well. The SNB did remove the peg citing one of the reasons was as an over inflated real estate market in Switzerland.

To the OP...just because rent elsewhere in the world provides parking doesn't make it free. It makes it already packed into the price. I prefer have the right to a lower rent, by choosing not to have a parking space if I don't need one. And if you think your rent is too high, I expect an also as infatic thread created by you that complains about how you are paid too much as well. For if it weren't for high living costs, like anywhere in the world, you wouldn't have wages spread out amongst the masses.
People should stop telling the OP to go back to their country. That argument isn't an argument.
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Old 16.01.2015, 09:34
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Mine does. You're living in it.
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Re: Paying absurd rents and PLUS they want more money for a Parking Space?

I feel the same way about 100 CHF massages that don't include a happy ending for free
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I feel the same way about 100 CHF massages that don't include a happy ending for free

Is this in the garages in Zurich ?
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Old 16.01.2015, 10:13
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To the OP...just because rent elsewhere in the world provides parking doesn't make it free.
Yes, it does. The reason that parking is expensive here is because parking is forbidden by default: it's forbidden to park anywhere except in designated places.

In other countries, the opposite is true. You can park wherever parking is not forbidden. Different mindset.
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Is this in the garages in Zurich ?
No. Mainly the roadside fruit stands of Luzerner Hinterland. Should I be going to Zurich?
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Hi Everyone,

Maybe someone can explain to me why they (Swiss) over charge us for Rent and on top of that want extra money for Parking Space???

For what we pay I would expect to have the Parking Space included....

Any comments on this practice?

Z
If it's any consolation to you, everyone else is paying extra money for the parking place/garage spot. That's the common practice here and it's good to be so because not everyone has a car. And yes, many of us would agree the rents are high.
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Since English is your second language you can look up the difference between "Real Estate" market and "Rental" market...
Since you appear to have no grasp of economics please get someone to explain the connection between the "Real Estate" market and "Rental" market. Particularly in a country like Switzerland where the market is majority rental.

As to the original complaint, as far as I can tell you signed up for the parking space of your own free will. No-one forces you to have a car and no-one holds a gun to your head to make you sign up for a parking space.
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Re: Paying absurd rents and PLUS they want more money for a Parking Space?

Waah waah. Life works differently in Switzerland than my home country. News at 11.

Dodgyken, the English may have invented the language... but Americans fixed it. Not our problem if you can't keep up with the improvements!
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Dodgyken, the English may have invented the language... but Americans fixed it. Not our problem if you can't keep up with the improvements!
It's only on loan. One day we'll want it back, and there'll be hell to pay if it's damaged.
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It's only on loan. One day we'll want it back, and there'll be hell to pay if it's damaged.
That all depends, did the Swiss do the Ubergabeprotokoll in the first place
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Dodgyken, the English may have invented the language... but Americans fixed it. Not our problem if you can't keep up with the improvements!
Actually from what I've always been taught the Americans took it more or less as-is while the English continued to improve it. At least we write dates the right way round and can spell and pronounce Aluminium.
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Actually from what I've always been taught the Americans took it more or less as-is while the English continued to improve it. At least we write dates the right way round and can spell and pronounce Aluminuim.
I guess you are not english
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