1. Rents out of rooms, rent and contract-partners
Vereinigung Berliner Privatvermieter rents out accommodation for
That means that you as a tenant do not have a contract with the
agency but with the individual landlord
who is mentioned on your final booking confirmation. The contract is
time limited and will terminate according to the specified duration. The
contract will only be valid upon confirmation from Vereinigung Berliner
The conditions for terminating the contract are
provided by Vereinigung Berliner Privatvermieter for individual
bookings and may differ from one booking to another.
2. Deposit of the rent
2.1. Payments and Time Limits
Full payment is required prior to the stay. The payment is due upon
completion of the contract. Completion is the moment when
Vereinigung Berliner Privatvermieter confirms the booking. The latest
opportunity for payment of the rent is a cash settlement upon receipt of
the keys. The landlord will issue a receipt upon payment.
2.2. Delayed payments
You will be liable for any costs or losses araising from delayed
payments to the landlord.
2.3. Area of jurisdiction
The area of jurisdiction for every legal demand arising from the rental
agreement is the city of Berlin.
3. Cancellation and early termination of the rental agreement
For the premature cancellation and termination of the contract,
following rules are valid:
3.1. Written cancellation
Only a written cancellation is valid. The tenant can either cancel with
Vereinigung Berliner Privatvermieter. In the event of a
dispute the tenant must be able to prove that he has cancelled the
booking. If the tenant wishes to prematurely terminate the rental
agreement (e.g. by vacating the premises before the end of the
contract), the landlord must be informed formally in writing. In the
event of a dispute the tenant must prove that he has vacated the
premises before the date specified on the contract having submitted a
formal written notice to the landlord.
3.2. The tenant is liable for the loss incurred to the landlord when
vacating before the agreed time.
The following applies when the tenant prematurely terminates the
If the tenant vacates before the agreed time, he is liable any loss
incurred to the landlord.
If the tenant prematurely terminates the contract he is obliged to pay
Number of days the tenant gives as notice The compensation
payment liable to the tenant:
up to 21 days 0 %
21 days 20 %
16 to 20 days 40 %
11 to 15 days 60 %
6 to 10 days 80 %
0 to 5 days 100 %
prior to the start of the tenancy agreement of the price agreed in the
contract Calculation of the time period is according to the law.
The compensation payment is due immediately upon cancellation.
If the tenant vacates the premises prematurely, the aforementioned
also applies. The day of departure will be taken as the day that landlord
is informed. Premature departure still requires written notice from the
Cancellation for group contracts
Attempting to reducing the cost of losses to the landlord
The landlord and/or the Vereinigung Berliner Privatvermieter will
immediately attempt to find new tenants upon cancellation. The tenant
may also suggest another tenant. It remains for the tenant beyond that
to prove to the landlord that a smaller loss was incurred.
4. Area of jurisdiction
The area of jurisdiction for all disputes regarding the rental agreement
is in accordance with the law the urban district of Berlin in that the
rented room lies, therefore the area of jurisdiction is always a district
court in Berlin.
5. Rights according to the travel contract
Vereinigung Berliner Privatvermieter is not a tour operator. Therefore
we are not bound by the rights and regulations stated in civil law
for tour operators.
6. Sevirabiltity Clause
If any of the above regulation becomes invalid, all other regulations still
apply. The parties should then attempt to find a reasonable solution,
which comes as close as possible to the previous regulation.