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13 posts, 13:21 hrs
... well, that is actually something you control... The "per pound" insurance premium is just the legally required minimum. You totally can insure the real value of your stuff - but that…
19 posts, 13:05 hrs
Hello everyone and hi @OpRez my boyfriend is in the same situation as you, and after filing 2 contact forms, he received the same 'sample pool' mail on friday. Did you get the money since? thanks!
17 posts, 19:31 yesterday
thanks again @Santitas for your message. So so far here are the info I have regarding my initial questions: vaterschaftsanerkennung - need to call the Jugendamt to get an appointment as nothing…
1,212 posts, 16:05 yesterday
It is a piece of FUD. Full of bullshit assumptions and misleading comments. Tesla will dominate the market and become extremely profitable. Far from "bankrupt" as most claimed a year ago.
27 posts, 12:22 yesterday
Update, hearing has been postponed due to COVID until next month. I appreciate the feedback, and I am glad to hear I am probably not crazy in terms of how we are reacting to this situation. For…
6 posts, 22 May
My local (non Berlin) Commerzbank has ATM machines that accept coin. This report says all Commerzbank ATM also have coin acceptance. That doesn't help you unless you've a Commerzbank account.
74 posts, 22 May
No worries, fraufruit! Yes, our lives are affected by corona and lockdown and stuff. The way it is. And, in a way, we HATE this stuff with the cats and dogs ( and Martin, the possibly blind cat…
10 posts, 21 May
yes it was a huge mistake to inform the landlord in the first place! The landlord never replied before when I had problem with a leaking pipe or mold on washing machine in the basement. But this one…
3 posts, 21 May
With all of your apartment troubles, have you not joined a Mietverein yet? They will answer all of your questions. Meantime, I would go ahead and send the photos to your landlord just to document…
3 posts, 20 May
Himself installed our just using small anchors (Dübeln?) and small eye bolts. He threaded a string around the thing and hooked it into the eyes. We don't have a cat and we no longer have pigeons.
7 posts, 17 May
A cat will be happy with plenty of up and down opportunities - even in a one room flat. Install a couple of ceiling high cat trees. One could be near the window so he can look out from different…
3 posts, 16 May
I'll be needing to ship between 50-250 books around the world. Most of the services I find are in the US where you can by discounted labels. e.g. shopify offers them, but not for Germany. I've found…
83 posts, 15 May
You sound like you're a devil for punishment. If you want to meet women, you have to join a singles club. They don't like speaking to strangers in bars, or anywhere else for that matter.
12 posts, 15 May
No i just know that some people will come across this thread because they would like to visit berlin, too and I thought that I had some killer advice for them to see  so basically it was not just for…
5 posts, 14 May
suitable terrain for that : Schenkenhorst, Fürstenberg, Fürstenwalde, Jüterbog, Groß Glienicke here you could find other people to join : trial-schule-berlin.de/a...
26 posts, 13 May
I'd say don't buy a property with sitting tenants period if you are planning to kick them out. Even if they haven't been in the apartment for years, it's still very hard to get tenants out in…
23 posts, 13 May
interesting, very, very different experience if you have a work permit and not a blue card. frustratingly, I was on a work permit and not a bluecard, even though my salary was high enough for one,…
4 posts, 13 May
Hey I am not a lawyer but maybe this site will help you : arbeitsrechte.de/kuendig... according to the site you still can file for unmployment benefits. if you need help with translation…
2 posts, 13 May
Hey. Usually you have to pay the bill because of the estimation based on the consumption of the previous owne, but after 6 months or one year they will adapt the bill to your consumption. So if you…
4 posts, 11 May
I wouldn't base my judgement on one person's comments: better to ring the school and ask for the contact details of the parent representatives in order to get an overall view of the school.
11 posts, 9 May
I though you just switched careers? The reason I'm not sure whether or not you qualify for a grant (as opposed to just a loan), is because from your other posts I understood that you gave up…
6 posts, 8 May
Thanks - the explanation is very helpful. I read online that the maximum statutory period of Vorfälligkeitsentschäd... period is 10 years. Post 10 years the payment of penalty is not applicable. Is…
8 posts, 7 May
Hi, I moved out of Berlin 2 months ago and did the abmeldung while leaving in Feb. But I haven't filed the taxes of 2019. I stay in Vienna now. Is there a process to do it from Vienna ? Can someone…
21 posts, 7 May
I got my apartement two yerars ago but two friends of mine did the same thing a year ago and also succeded. I mean it always depends but most people look on public online platforms and that is just…
6 posts, 7 May
I don't think this is true. There are roads on Munich which look like autobahns but the speed limit is still 50. There is always this temptation to drive faster, but when you go 75 in a 50 kmh zone…
15 posts, 6 May
Depends on your payment methods. Whether you want a account for buying/selling shares etc. I'm with DKB. Good service but just a few stores where i can withdraw money without paying bank fees..
8 posts, 6 May
Maybe, just maybe, the neighbor has taken care of the tree for the old man,,,as a (heaven forbid) a favor. Sort of like having the neighbor shovel the snow and then complaining that the snow is piled…
32 posts, 4 May
Do you mean this guy in Berlin? I don't know him, but he's got an interesting mix of focus areas. My guess is he doesn't evenly split his practice in those three areas, but he feels that he is…
37 posts, 1 May
Hello everyone, I live currently in London for 10 years now and work as an esthetician- offering Botox and Filler Treatments and Chemical peels and Skin Injectables i.e. Retinol Peel, TCA Peel ,…
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