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It means that the kitchen is not in the same room as the open-plan bedroom/living room. If the kitchen was shared, the property would be described as a "room" (or "en-suite room" if there was a private bathroom), rather than an a studio apartment (also know as "studio flat"). As mentioned in the comments, estate agents' descriptions can be ... imaginative. ...


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As promised, I am completing my comment with an answer. As @audionuma mentioned, the housing market in Paris is quite difficult, even for locals. Indeed, it is technically illegal to refuse a guarantor because s/he is not French or doesn't live in France. Here is what the law states (article 22-1 of the law regarding rentals, modified by the latest ...


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(Partial answer) As mentioned on https://www.service-public.fr/particuliers/vosdroits/F31267, it is legal for the owner to require a garantor (a caution), notice that it is not mandatory. La présentation d'une caution n'est pas une obligation légale. Toutefois, un bailleur peut exiger la présence d'une caution pour louer son logement. En pratique, ...


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Rotterdam is a safe, expat-friendly city and you can find affordable housing within the city itself. I'm not sure if you are familiar with the Netherlands or not, but in urban areas, you are never far from a grocery store. They favor smaller, local grocery stores over larger suburban centers, although those exist as well. They also tend to favor shopping ...


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No, there are no increases by law. If it increases, it increases because your contract said it increases, or because your contract changed. There are local laws about trying to reduce the increases of rent, often called "Mietpreisbremse" or "Mietendeckel", but they are local laws and they regulate by how much the rent may be increased. No law exists that ...


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Important is only where you are living if you have moved out of the old flat, you are no longer living there it does not matter if the contract still continues for a while When you register for the new flat, you can be deregistered for the old flat automatically. You can be registered to more that one flat (within Germany) primary and (possibly ...


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I strongly advice you finding a job in Dublin BEFORE relocating. It will significantly simplify the quest. The housing process is the following: 1.1. You could arrange just a short stay rent from outside. 1.2. When you came to Ireland, you should hire an agent. It's practically impossible to hire anything cheap themselves. 1.3. Take a letter from your ...


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