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Questions regarding living quarters, their types, locations, and conditions.

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Finding short term shared accomodation in France (not Paris), from abroad before you move?

For my planned upcoming move to France, to somewhere other than Paris, I'm looking to find somewhere to live. Based on advice in a few of the other questions here, I'm thinking of finding a flat share ...
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Is it possible to find an apartment for rent in Germany before coming there and looking for a job/contract?

When I first went to Germany for work, I was shocked by the problems I encountered with finding an apartment. My company found me a temporary accommodation before I arrived (a single room in a cellar, ...
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Living expenses in Abu Dhabi, for a moderate lifestyle

I got an offer from a Dubai-based company with a salary structure of 10000 AED/Month + Annual Air ticket in economy class + Medical Insurance + Gratuity. My question is, what is the cost of living in ...
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Accommodation in Cape Town : what about safety?

I am thinking of moving to Cape Town, in South Africa. I heard a lot of clichés about safety overall in South Africa. There is also the famous story of Pistorius that shows the fear of house robbers. ...
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What are the rules to pay for rent in the netherlands

I am planing for rent an accommodation in the Netherlands for one year. What are the rules to pay? Should I pay in advance for the whole year (indeed if I had that money, I would not be working ...
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Renting in Germany: how do I get a SCHUFA?

While looking for flats to rent I saw that someone aks for a SCHUFA. What do I need to do in that case?
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How do the new 'Right to Rent' checks affect people wanting to rent accommodation in the UK?

Sections 20-37 of the Immigration Act 2014 require landlords to check the immigration status of their prospective tenants - and all prospective occupants over 18 - before they let out a property. ...
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Leaving Switzerland during studies, EU citizen

Cross-post from travel.SE because I was asked to: I'm an EU citizen, and study in Zurich, Switzerland. I'm enrolled for the following semester. My housing lease is expiring and I haven't managed to ...
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