FAQs on behome
The questions people frequently ask – and the answers
Contractual & Legal
We first of all need your application complete with all the relevant documents; you can download it from our website at www.behome-dortmund.de. Please complete it and return it to us signed, preferably by email to email@example.com. On receipt, we check room availability and if something fits the bill send you the rental contract. You then countersign it and return it to us by post.
As soon as we’ve received the application with all the relevant documents we will need one working day to send you the rental contract by email.
The deposit is three months’ base rent.
After the owner has countersigned your rental contract you will receive your copy of the contract with all the account details for the corresponding deposit account. NB: The house keys will not be released to you until the deposit has been paid.
We prepare an inspection report when you vacate the apartment and send it to the building managers/landlord. After examining the inspection report the building managers and/or your landlord will send you the deposit within the statuory deadline by direct debit subject to possible deductions.
You must be a tenant for at least six months. The period of notice for terminating a tenancy is three months.
For notice to be valid it must be given in writing and be duly signed by all the tenants mentioned in the rental contract. Notice given by email will not be accepted. Notice must be sent by post to the building managers and/or the landlord.
Please contact the building managers and/or your landlord directly as regards all issues relating to defects, damage, loss of a key, etc.