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Old 23.04.2017, 22:05
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Heinous wording in lease application...

Hi, I wonder if you can help me? I have just found a nice apartment and, after reviewing the contract, it is clear the terms are far too restrictive:

- the minimum let is 16 months, from 1 June 2017 - 30 September 2018
- there are two days only in the year when notice can be given to terminate the contract, from 30 September 2018 onwards. These are 31 March and 30 September.
- six months are actually required to terminate the contract on 30 September 2018 so that notice must be served on 31 March 2018 in accordance with the contract.
- it is possible for me to terminate the contract early if I find another tenant and pay CHF 300.

I have gone back to the Immobilien and expressed both my disappointment and expectation of a more standard contract: 12 (or 11) days per year for termination and no minimum let.

My query and the "but" is....

The application form, which I signed, included a paragraph to say

"Sollte der Mieteresent nachdem die X-Name Immobilien AG den Mietvertrag beriets versandt hat (nach Rüchsprache), seine Anmeldung zurückziehen, verpflichtet er sich, der Verwaltung CHF 300 für die Ausstellung des Mietvertrages und die Umtriebe zu vergüten "

Google Translate, "If, after the X-Name property AG has sent the rental contract, the tenant's item (after receipt of the contract) withdraws his registration, he undertakes to pay the administration CHF 300 for the issue of the lease and the activities"

It seems a bit unfair to enforce this given that the contract is so heinous. No one has pointed out these terms until I asked a friend to review the written contract.

Is it a case of the suck it up/price of an education and never deal with X-Name again? Or do I have any grounds to push back/stand my grounds?

Any thoughts welcomed.

CW
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