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4 posts, 11:57 hrs
No, your landlord may not make a profit on the nebenkosten but if you took an apartment where the rent is X and nebenkosten is Y, as far as I know, you are stuck with that until you get the…
6 posts, 11:39 hrs
Sounds good to me. you guys are just playing for fun and having a little kick about right? I live in Friedrichshagen so If it ends up being in the east side of Berlin let me know, and I'm in.
13 posts, 24 September
Also since it is the landlords property after all, the landlord might just want to know who is living there. They might have had a good feeling about the current tenant or they might have screened…
480 posts, 24 September
Earlier this summer, in my search for "fromage frais" I found Alpro Go On. Now there's a new addition - Skyr (pronounced "skeer") which is now available in Nahkauf etc, and to my taste very similar…
25 posts, 24 September
Dear reader, My name is Zane. I am 26 years old and a native English speaker. I am looking to fill a Nanny or household help position. I have a lot of experience working with children as I am the…
1 posts, 24 September
We are a German/English speaking family with 3 children aged 5, 8 & 11 living in Berlin south (near S1 & U3). We are seeking help with school / kita pickups and taking care of the children…
55 posts, 23 September
That depends on the context. If they are offering scientific proof of being able to talk to the dead, they are probably scamming you. If they are offering merely to talk to the dead, but not claiming…
43 posts, 23 September
it would be easier to help if you explained a little more about what you are looking for. A bit more detail about what was so awful about the last three times and what you liked about Stadler would…
1 posts, 23 September
Hi folks, We are planning to spend 6 months next year (mid-feb to mid-aug) in northern Austria and would love to either sublet or houseswap our Berlin place for the duration. 2bedrooms (one master,…
262 posts, 23 September
This week I am going to suggest another beer garden as they will soon start closing. The James June Beergarden at Karl- Marx Alle 93 is close to U bahn Weberwiese. It has both open and enclosed…
10 posts, 22 September
You can say many things about the GEZ, but their administration is not sloppy. If they would handle the Greek Tax Administration, Greece would be back on track very soon, haha. They will find you.
10 posts, 22 September
I assume the lack of public bins in because thry charge for paper & card collection. If you're in an apartment, there's probably a paper skip and the cost is covered by your nebenkosten. We've…
4 posts, 22 September
You should organize plenty of promo interviews at different times of day on both public and commercial local TV and radio stations. Try to arrange them to be broadcast during peak listening and view…
3 posts, 21 September
Know a decent one that won't just start quoting you ridiculous amounts for repairs? Generally the Audi dealerships go straight for suggesting major repairs, even if they are not required. I speak…
8 posts, 21 September
As the OP is obviously a winner on the internet its a wonder they weren't able to find a solution in the TT archive by putting a couple of key words into the site search box. Postbox lock key…
6 posts, 20 September
He would if he could. I think he is not able to find a WG or a place. Maybe OP should expand his search to the suburbs on the main Sbahn route especially outside the ring. Lot of students are…
4 posts, 19 September
Hey guys. My name is Greg and I'm a British PGA golf professional living in Berlin and working at Arosa Bad Saarow (Faldo course Berlin) Happy to help golfers out with their swings, or in finding…
18 posts, 19 September
Awesome, thanks everyone! Incidentally, I'll be going through Hauptbahnhof tomorrow. Does anyone know if there is a BVG service center there? It isn't listed on the link provided, but I thought I…
230 posts, 19 September
The next meeting of the book group will be on Tuesday, 11 October, 7:30pm, at Oranium (Oranienburger Str. 33). We will discuss "The Infatuations" by Javier Marías. I look forward to seeing you all…
80 posts, 19 September
I need to bury a body... Can someone suggest a good shovel and area or that. I hope no one will judge me... This is the internet, on any forum you get a mix on here. AND (it is a big and)…
126 posts, 18 September
That's been my experience for years with my flat. Some of us want to make improvements but the two owners who feel they can't benefit from them, or just benefit less, block them consistently out of…
9 posts, 17 September
It doesn't work that way (unfortunately): you have to register where you live. It wouldn't even be possible for you to register in Berlin since new residence law came into force. And other posters…
11 posts, 16 September
- I would suggest you buy two of them, so that you always have one in reserve - they always run out just when you don't have time to go to Obi, Hagebau or wherever to get a new one!
4 posts, 16 September
Hi all, I love this forum and all the great wisdom it provides, so I am asking you guys this new question. This is not about the recent Berlin airbnb changes : I know those regulation and I…
4 posts, 16 September
I have an apartment registration appointmen... scheduled at the Burgeramt. I do not have the necessary documents ready though, so I am not going to take the appoitnment. I have tried to cancel or…
27 posts, 16 September
Hi all, Does anyone have updated suggestions for cat sitters in Berlin? I'm looking for someone to take care of my kitty at my apartment in Neukölln for October 1-15. Recommendations would be…
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