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Old 17.08.2019, 23:15
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Ways to search for housing

I am an international Master student at the UZH, and will hopefully graduate in 2020. Right now I am looking to find an apartment to attach for my stay here (I am currently residing at a relative).

My question is: what is the best strategy to find an apartment to rent?
So, should I simply search through homegate.ch, comparis etc., or should I contact directly real estate compannies?
2. Do real estate companies list all their offers online, or if I call them directly they might have other offers?

Thank you
P.S: Yes, there are many FB pages listing, but I actually prefer to have something more formal; anyways, I have a look on them regularly.
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Old 26.08.2019, 01:45
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Re: Ways to search for housing

In my view, being a foreign student FB Zürich housing listings are you best bet.

Making a simple one page resume about yourself and posting that near mensa (the canteen) or department entrance might help you to find other students who are also looking to rent a place (unless you want to live alone).

Contacting the real estate companies would be waste of time.

In the end, I think you realize that to decide whether to lease you an apartment or not the landlord would check your bank balance or monthly take home.

Unless you have a lot of money in your account or you get large sum of stipend, grouping up with one/two fellow students and renting a place together would be your best option.
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