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13 posts, 17:56 hrs
A friend, who needs to replace her building’s furnace, mentioned this. Did some googling but couldn't really find anything, might have been using the wrong german terminology so hoping someone else…
2 posts, 17:34 hrs
Hello Team Toytown, Does anyone know of a lawyer who specializes in real estate contract law in Berlin? Our new building construction is delayed, and the builder doesn't want to pay us. Thanks in…
13 posts, 16:46 hrs
Yes, that's what I am saying, even if 10 people signed the rental contract and lived in that flat, they want only one of them to apply for Wohngeld for the lot of them. And no, again: you having…
5 posts, 16:39 hrs
immoverkauf24.de/immobil... In a nutshell, a "reservation fee" is a legally very iffy construction. The fee should be no more than 10% of the reals estate agent's commission: 10% of 6 %…
3,588 posts, 16:07 hrs
Is AIDS virus better than maybe the entire population of the world dying from Smallpox? Also that is just one of many theories on what caused the AIDS outbreak,another one for example is that…
199 posts, 14:14 hrs
9€ per calendar month or part thereof, or 27€ for 3 months/92 days. If you buy one on 29.6 it is only valid two days. Still absurdly cheap😉 .. Train travel can be agreeable, bus travel is…
3 posts, 11:40 hrs
In 2019, my husband and I drove from Gotenburg, Sweden with our new car, and our route took us to Copenhagen, Rostock, Leipzig (a fabulous stop!), and back to our home in Wiesbaden. We stopped in…
121 posts, 11:36 hrs
And if you leave France for more than 5 years hoping to return you lose your WA status and permanent residence. So you could end up having no permanent residence in a country your kids and…
2,005 posts, 11:30 hrs
@Elljay Here is Jon Anderson from Yes talking about that song and how it came to be written. Some great Vangelis stories before the one about the song and then Jon performing his version of it.
29 posts, 11:24 hrs
There was a discussion about this a few yonks back on a German late night talk show and it came to the conclusion that for taxes to be used wisely it would take a greatly enlarged tax office and the…
21 posts, 09:12 hrs
Does anyone here have experience using a property manager to rent out a property in Germany? We'll be renting out as soon as our student finishes school, and are hoping to have the details of being a…
4 posts, 02:53 hrs
hello there, just wanted to ask - during the 3 months garden leave, will agentur für arbeit require you to make the counsellor appointments or something? I was planning to take a break during these 3…
4 posts, 02:06 hrs
thanks for the info, besides the garden leave i have 28 vacation days that i have not used. so would that technically count that i can actually consume without any repercussions from the agentur fur…
12 posts, 22:39 yesterday
To the Person who took my packaged dinner at the restaurant and left while I was in the bathroom: - I am not happy. That was 3/4 of my dinner! - I sincerely hope you will at least partly…
4,739 posts, 21:05 yesterday
Technically yesterday... 2 large Douradas, each enough for 3! Straight from Portugal, from the ocean! Just before seasoning and hitting the grill! Veggies, mid sized shrimps and lot of green wine!
457 posts, 10:11 yesterday
Doesn't it depend on the noun which is being described? A verbal agreement/contract etc means one which is nor written and signed by both parties. Other words such as oral and spoken wiould not fit…
10 posts, 09:37 yesterday
So, an old topic, but 12 years later, a necessary one. I have a 25-30 year old set of American Tourister luggage that is still in good shape over all but the extendable handle on one piece is broken…
76 posts, 08:59 yesterday
Actual sales prices aren´t publicly available, at least not in Bavaria, but there is a "Gutachterausschuss" which collects them. However, they will not give it to you unless you have a very…
73 posts, 25 May
Hello all, For those of you interested in squash in Munich, we are running a fairly active league that has been going on for years. We just call it the Toytown Squash League. Here are the…
3 posts, 25 May
Hello all, Just an update on the squash league. Back up and running after the courts have reopened. We are always looking for new players! Feel free to contact me if you are looking to play some…
1 posts, 25 May
Hi moms, hi dads, let us find a regular outdoor spot in the English Garden that offers us parents to mingle and the kids to play. Kira and Veronika with 3 kids between 3 and 7 would like to…
3 posts, 25 May
Many thanks for that, the order was cancelled so they are not asking me to pay the higher price. Interestingly though they do say that if the payment has been made then it will be refunded in 5-7…
21 posts, 25 May
I was thinking maybe pressing 1, and then playing a loop of a fax or dial up internet tone, so that the person will think it's an unusable number and hopefully they blacklist it from trying again.
14 posts, 24 May
From your photo the cable looks up to the job so the worse that could happen if the circuit breaker to which the cable is connected is a low value it may drop out. Please make sure that the circuit…
20 posts, 24 May
They might have used the info from the Finanzamt. All tax documents list the husband first. My husband had to do the census and the request for the Grundsteuerreform was addressed only to him even…
3 posts, 24 May
28.05.2022  7.00 p.m. Rose Garden Centre Stuttgarter Straße 115 70734 Fellbach Saturday Evening Dancing and Music Take the U1 to Fellbach and get out at Höhenstrasse  fellbacher-schnittrose...
10 posts, 21 May
It‘s about counting people in a country: how many, how do they live, what work do they do, etc. Collection of data for planning and budgeting purpose. This is mandatory for people who receive a…
157 posts, 21 May
The saga continues. He got the 5th new tire put on the car but at a different workshop. It took them 1.5 hrs. His old workshop put on the 4 in 45 min. Lo and behold, he realized yesterday that the…
2,796 posts, 20 May
I´m sure he could find a woman to sleep with him willingly without it costing him anything. However, with many rich men, it seems to be more of a power thing than anything to do with actual sex and…
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