Renting an apartment: Avoiding risks Part 2. Landlord risks
Risk 1: scammers. Apartment for rent or for sale First, consider the most common fraud schemes in the residential rental market. Two methods are especially effective: re-renting an apartment in…

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The floor that we choose. Living above 16 floors is dangerous for health - doctors say so
“Is it easy to live in a high-rise building?” - this topic of our campaign “City of Wonderful Ideas” caused heated debate among the residents of the capital. Twice, KP…

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How to make a repair
How to prepare for it so that you don’t live on suitcases for years, swallowing dust, cursing “shabashnikov” and collecting money for missing materials? Step One: Define Aim First of…

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Renting an apartment: How to avoid risks? Part 1. Tenant Risks

RISK 1. News agencies

We have repeatedly warned of news agencies whose direct purpose is to deceive customers. But despite this, there are still unlucky employers who trust such firms and the schemes proposed to them. We will briefly talk about this.

For a small amount, information agencies are obliged to provide information on apartments and rooms for rent in Moscow within one to two weeks in the form of a facsimile message or printouts (depending on the wishes of the customer). The printout is as follows: all available options are placed in a table in which there is only a metro station, telephone and host name. Continue reading

In the cold season cottages are sold cheaper

“We decided to sell the cottage – my wife needs money for the operation. And there’s no time to go there, ”says a resident of the capital Obolon, Valery Pavlyuk, 54 years old.

According to the announcement, four called. They offered $ 4–4.5 thousand. In summer, for 10 acres with a 4 by 6 m house in Pavlyuk’s summer house, which is 36 km from Kiev, near Vishnyakov (a suburban train stop in the Fastovskiy district) gave $ 7 thousand. In February, he bargained for 5 .

Cottages in the Buchi region (Kiev-Svyatoshinsky district, 18 km from the capital) in February sell for $ 22-25 thousand, 27% cheaper than in June 2006. In Khotyanovka (Vyshgorod district, 15 km from Kiev) – $ 27 thousand each. Continue reading

Repair that you started
Remember the long children's poem about the house that Jack built? Everyone, probably in childhood, wanted to be in that house with a beautiful picture. But now we have grown…

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How to protect yourself from the trick when buying a house?
The number of buyers of suburban real estate is growing day by day, along the way, the number of incorrectly executed transactions and typical mistakes is also multiplying. Today, the…

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How to protect yourself from the trick when buying a house?
The number of buyers of suburban real estate is growing day by day, along the way, the number of incorrectly executed transactions and typical mistakes is also multiplying. Today, the…

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Intelligent building (part 1)
 Technological progress does not stand still. If we consider the issue of introducing the technology of "Intelligent Buildings" on the example of Western companies, then it has become quite customary…

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