Find a furnished apartment in Berlin
As one of Europe’s largest cities, Berlin can seem overwhelming, so here we pick out some of Berlin’s most popular neighbourhoods and offer tips where to live and what to do. From the charming bohemian vibes of Friedrichshain to the chic and cosmopolitan Charlottenburg, take a look at five of the top neighbourhoods in Berlin. Berlin offers much more than might be apparent at the first sight. Its extraordinary transformation from a grey, divided city of the 1990s into the vibrant capital of the new millenium is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Berlin’s cosmopolitan nature allows English speakers to communicate freely, and its friendly atmosphere makes it easy for all newcomers to find a job and a couple of friends really quickly.
Because finding a new home can be difficult, White Apartments is here to let you focus on the rest. Feel free to browse through Berlin’s districts and find an apartment for rent in a location that suits your tastes best.
Renting a flat in Berlin: is it impossible ?
Finding a flat in Berlin has become increasingly difficult the past years due to the general gentrification of many parts of the city. Rents are have also gone up due to the renewal of the city since the beginning of the 1990’s. So if you have heard it is very easy to find a flat in Berlin, you might be disappointed.
With a little bit of patience (between 2 weeks and 2 months depending on your money/luck/connections) and organization you should be able to find a flat in Berlin.
What is SCHUFA
The “Schufa” company will track all bills you might have left unpaid and put them in your credit record history. “SCHUFA” , they often mean the record held by the Schufa company. Schufa is tracking if you can be trusted as a customer. The company is basically rating your ability to pay your bills. So the landlord wants to check if you can be a trusted tenant.