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Websites for finding rent

Hello,

My husband has been offered a job close to Basel. What websites are best for looking for rental houses/apartments?
Is 2500-3000ch a decent budget for a 3 bedroom? We are a couple plus baby.
Any recommendations on best areas to live?

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Re: Websites for finding rent

Hi Amanda, look here: http://www.alle-immobilien.ch/en?zip...tCategory=FLAT

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Thank you so much
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Pleasure.
This site is the best one because it's a Real estate search engine. It searches the Swiss Internet to find houses, apartments as well as commercial properties and quickly deliver an overview.

Hope you find something suitable. Good luck with the search!
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Re: Websites for finding rent

Try downloading the apps

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Re: Websites for finding rent

Are there any rental websites that offer the description in English since I can't read German (yet). All the website I have come accross are on German
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No. Some ads are written in English, and some sites themselves are in English (but not the content), but none of the various property search engines offer a translation function. Use google translate.

Try comparis.ch.
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Re: Websites for finding rent

Nope, not really. Main pages will be in English, but not individual descriptions usually.

www.immoscout24.ch
www.immostreet.ch
www.homegate.ch
www.home.ch

You'd better find someone who can translate for you because the rental contract, car leasing, etc, will also be in German.
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Re: Websites for finding rent

OMG! Someone looking for information about rentals.

That's never been done before.

Have you looked here yet?

FAQs - you SURE your question/problem/requirement is unique? Look here before asking

Included in this lot is list of common German terms for rental properties. They are pretty much all the same, so once you crack the code, you'll be able to hunt for flats in German and/or English.

Good luck.

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Re: Websites for finding rent

It is a good idea to have the rental web site send you emails when a new property comes up. There should be a feature for this and if the property is good you will need it or you will miss the good ones. Also winter here is a bit slow so be patient.
Dont enter into this one half hearted or you will get a crappy unit. And read the threads here on rental issues. It will save you a lot of troubles.

Good luck.
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Re: Websites for finding rent

Thank you all for the replies and the links. I best start learning German asap!
@ Carlos, yes I did read that thread but I was hoping someone could point in to a site with English descriptions. Apologies if my thread has bothered you
 




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