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About klingklang77

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  • Location Ramersdorf, Munich
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  1. covid self test in primary school.

    For a nose bleed? 
  2.   You would have had to have residency for 180 days to switch your license. That wasn’t really possible for me. I had also been living in Australia for 5 years prior to living in Germany. Stupid me didn’t bother getting my NY license changed to an Australian license (kept up my NY license instead and didn’t drive in Australia), and then Germany had reciprocation with Australia about 2 years after I moved to Germany. Oh well. 
  3. Coronachat - vents, whines, flummoxes & miscellaneous

  4.   This is an important point.   I have been driving since 1995 and in NY you renew your license every few years, sometimes depending on age (I needed a new license when I turned 21, for example). At the Führerscheinstelle, they do require proof of how long you have been driving. Since I had thrown out my first two licenses, I only had licenses dated back to 2003. Something happened with this point (I do not remember exactly), but it was extra paperwork. 
  5.     Yes, exactly. You can exchange it, depending on your country, or if you are from the US, your state. You do NOT need to apply as if you are a new driver after 6 months! Please check the reciprocity agreement with your country.    I am from NY and had a valid license in NY when I exchanged it for my German license. That was 4 years after I moved. I had to take my first aid course, the theory test, and the practical exam. I did not have to take all the theory classes because of the agreement with NY. My exH simply exchanged his license 3 years after we moved because of the (new) agreement with Australia.    You do not need to apply as a new driver after 6 months (depending on where you are from)! Karin’s information is false. Check what is required. 
  6. Help, being threatened with eviction

      Talk to the Mieterverein. I’m not sure about your rental contract, but it sounds like you should have each received a letter if you do have three separate contracts. But if you all signed on one contract, then Ms. Y shouldn’t have to leave. You and Mr. X, however, owe money.    I’m not a lawyer, but if he sent it to all three of you and you have individual contracts, then that could mean something. Mieterverein.      https://www.mietrecht.com/wg/#das-mietrecht-zur-wg-der-mietvertrag-fuer-die-wohngemeinschaft     Alle WG-Bewohner sind Hauptmieter: Eine weitere Variante ist der Abschluss eines einzigen Mietvertrags mit dem Eigentümer, den alle WG-Mitglieder als gleichberechtigte Hauptmieter gemeinsam unterschreiben. Für die Mitbewohner hat diese Vertragsform den Vorteil, dass alle die gleichen Rechte an der Wohnung haben und keiner dem anderen eine Kündigung aussprechen kann. Allerdings bedeutet dies auch, dass die gesamte WG eine gesamtschuldnerische Haftung eingeht. Das heißt: Gerät eines der Mitglieder mit der Miete in Zahlungsrückstand, kann der Vermieter die Schulden von jedem beliebigen Mitbewohner einfordern.   Separate Verträge für alle WG-Mitglieder: Es kann auch mit jedem WG-Bewohner ein eigener Mietvertrag geschlossen werden. Eine dritte Möglichkeit besteht darin, dass jeder WG-Mitbewohner einen eigenen Vertrag mit dem Vermieter abschließt. Dieser kann das Nutzungsrecht für das eigene WG-Zimmer und die gemeinsamen Räume wie Bad, Küche und ggf. Wohnzimmer beinhalten. Diese Variante hat den Vorteil, dass die Bewohner eigenständig ein- und ausziehenkönnen, ohne den Rest der WG um Erlaubnis fragen zu müssen. Allerdings können sich bei dieser Form des Mietvertrags die WG-Mitglieder ihre Mitbewohner nicht selbst aussuchen, da es allein im Ermessen des Vermieters liegt, mit wem er ein Mietverhältnis abschließt. Zudem erhöht sich für den Vermieter der Verwaltungsaufwand.
  7. Help, being threatened with eviction

      What do you mean you weren’t informed? Was the letter dropped Einschreiben? If you have three separate contracts, you should have each gotten a letter. It doesn’t matter if you weren’t there. 
  8. Help, being threatened with eviction

    Oh, it’s a WG contract. Well if you pay your part now, then I think you could probably stay? I don’t know. You have no contract with your sub letter, so there’s nothing that can be done there.     
  9. Help, being threatened with eviction

    According to this website: https://mieterengel.de/abmahnung/   Auch, wenn die Abmahnung noch keine Kündigung ist, sollten Mieter die Abmahnung unbedingt ernst nehmen. Insbesondere, wenn der Vermieter im Abmahnungsschreiben mit Kündigung droht, kann bei erneutem Fehlverhalten tatsächlich eine fristlose Kündigung folgen. Einer fristlosen Kündigung muss nämlich in der Regel mindestens eine Abmahnung vorausgehen. Je mehr Abmahnungen ein Mieter erhält, desto höher ist auch sein Risiko, bald eine fristlose Kündigung im Briefkasten zu finden.   He sent a previous letter on June 4th. Why was that ignored? 
  10. Help, being threatened with eviction

      You mean these people are on the original contract? Not a subletting contract? So there are three names on the original contract if I understand you correctly?   Because you said that you are subletting to someone else, but you didn’t make a contract with him?    So is that 3,700 split between the 3 of you?    It would be wise if you got a lawyer between the 3 of you. That money will need to be paid back and it sounds like you guys can’t pay it back. It will go back and forth with lawyers and all the while the future rent won’t be paid, I assume, meaning more to pay back.    Your unemployed friend should see about unemployment, depending on his residency status.    Talk to the Mieterverein or a lawyer. Something tells me you can’t be kicked out on that date, but I am not a lawyer. Regardless, you need to pay that money back. 
  11. Help, being threatened with eviction

    You are going to need a lawyer or the Mieterverein. I don’t know if they can throw you out that day or not. You would have to speak to a lawyer about this.    The subletting without permission is also a problem.    You are going to have to pay that money back. Whose name(s) is/are on the contract? 
  12. I like the area around Implerstrasse. There’s a great taco place there (it might have moved).    I wouldn’t consider it dangerous. I don’t consider a lot of parts in Germany very dangerous. I feel slightly uncomfortable around Bahnhof areas, but I’m from NY, so nothing seems bad here at all. Just use common sense and try to avoid places at night alone. 
  13. job offer

    This is a good question and I’d like to add a spin on it, so I can get an answer.    There are no job offers, but I’m just wondering because 50% contracts are quite common.    Let’s say you get a 50% contract job offer. There is nothing else at that moment on the horizon. You would supplement the 50% with freelance work, but that’s not always steady, or possibly another 50% job if an offer came up (tax nightmare, but you need something).    A week later you get a 100% job contract offer.    What do you do then?    The job searcher has been looking for a contract job for over 4 years and has been doing freelance work (English teacher is the career; not one of those teachers who just came over and decided to teach English; they actually did a degree in it and have over 15+ years of contract and freelance work experience). 
  14. How / where can I donate lightly-used mattresses?

    Go on FB marketplace or eBay Kleinanzeigen. It will be gone by the end of the day. 
  15.   There are many nice areas in the Kreis that are a bit cheaper and not too far from the center of Munich. I’m right on the border of the Kreis, with easy access to the A8 and the A995. Living in the center of Munich is expensive and I don’t think it’s worth it, tbh. Also your situation sounds like it will be difficult to find an apartment.    I would suggest adding the Kreis to your search. I don’t think that would affect your custody agreement. Unterhaching and Ottobrunn are very nice.    I don’t know your situation, but it might be worth it to check out the Wohnungsamt. Maybe they have suggestions?