How to Find Accommodation in Germany?

Episode 12


Accommodation is a crucial aspect of every plan, but finding a new place to live can be daunting. That’s where our latest podcast episode “How to find accommodation in Germany” comes in! We provide tips for finding suitable housing in Germany, including useful websites to search for private or shared apartments and rooms, how to find flatmates, and the importance of applying as early as possible in the competitive market. We also discuss common German rental terms like “kaltmiete” and “warmmiete”, or explain what a “SCHUFA” is.

Don’t let the housing hunt stress you out – our latest episode has got you covered. Tune in now to get ahead of the game to make your move less difficult!

You can find mentioned websites below.

Episode timeline:

00:01 Intro

01:35 Laura Kitzki’s introduction

02:00 The dormitories

03:30 Shared flats

4:00 Finding flatmates

5:00 Private apartments

5:30 Accommodation services

6:40 SHUFA

7:50 “Warmiete” and “kaltmiete”

09:20 What to be considerate of?

11:30 Summary

13:10 Outro

*Please note to always apply for accommodation as early as possible to increase your chances of finding a place. In the case of applying to private landlords a knowledge of German might be necessary for the apartment viewing, so it’s worth sending your requests in German and bringing your German-speaking friend with you.

Useful websites:–Germany–Germany?sem_brand_destination_erf=true&c=.pi0.pk835686451_42472859213&localized_ghost=true&gclid=Cj0KCQw0tKiBhC6ARIsAAOXutmg_M_z7knRhTWh3dcFR1jz9S-b8gYG-f_m02fx2rZPisJD6XQn7bsaAiUcEALw_wcB
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