Our Fair Conditions

Crocodilian reinvents temporary Letting!

Crocodilian reinvents temporary letting! We have taken the Corona crisis as an opportunity to rething our business. Above all, we wanted to deliver extra value to our clients.
Normally all landlords pay the same price at any agencies. Regardless of how much service they need. For services that are only provided once, such as photos or the preparation of an exposé, landlords pay the increased fees for years. This is what has made temporary rentals relatively expensive in the past With us, you now only pay for the services that you actually need. No matter which package you choose, whether budget (8%+ VAT/month), comfort (11%+ VAT) or full service (14%+ VAT) - all packages include finding solvent and verified tenants. Above all, you benefit from our 15 years of experience.

We offer three different packages - our prices for service that is worthwhile:

BUDGET
For experienced landlords, who want to do some work work themselves
8% + VAT
COMFORT
For experienced landlords, who need some agency support
11% + VAT
FULL SERVICE
You want maximum security and minimal effort
14% + VAT

Finding checked, solvent Tenants

We only forward inquiries from verified tenants
Our service : Check of tenant based on employment contract or statement of earnings as well as personal communication. This is very important, because we do not rely exclusively on the information provided by the tenant himself: We present prospective tenants and we give detailed information.
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Photos and 360° virtual Tours

Good pictures are important. 360° virtual tours offers further advantages and ensures that the apartment is rented without viewings..
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Photos and 360° virtual tours are included with exclusive listing and unlimited contract, at least for 24 month.
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Photos and 360° virtual tours are included with exclusive listing and unlimited contract, at least for 12 months.
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Exclusive listing obligatory, photos and 360° tours are included, unlimited contract, at least for 12 months
Without exclusive listing: You send us very good photos. (Size min. 3000x2000 pixel; landscape format is mandatory) Services that can be booked additionally: Professional photographer: 130 €+ VAT for a 1 or 2 room apartment incl. costs for travel, no 360° virtual tour.  

Pricing Advice

After you have listed your flat, we will give you a feedback on the price expectation as well as tips on how to rent out your aparmtent as soon as possible.
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Writing Exposé + Translation into German

A meaningful exposé that answers all questions from prospective tenants is very important. Tenants want to know immediately and not when they view it, whether the apartment meets their criteria or not. A good exposé, which puts your apartment in the right light and whose descriptions are nevertheless factual and truthful, saves unnecessary viewing appointments. Tenants who cannot view the apartment and find it as described on arrival are satisfied tenants. These are the best conditions for a stress-free and harmonious tenancy.
You create a detailed and meaningful exposé yourself, which is revised and translated by us inklusive

Consultation

You profit from our 15 years of experience. Trained employees advise you on all matters concerning temporary lettings
We are not allowed to give legal advice, this is exclusively reserved to lawyers.
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30 min for new clients after registration
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30 min per rental in addition to advise on rental price
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Rental Agreements and Extensions of  Lease

A temporary rental contract must be concluded in writing. For a smooth process and a successful tenancy, it is important that all important aspects are regulated in the tenancy agreement.
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We provide access to our bilingual online-rental agreement tool
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We prepare the bilingual online rental contract and translate individual agreements into English or German, if necessary.
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We prepare the rental agreement ready for signature.

Collection of Rent + Deposit

Please note that landlords should make sure that tenants pay the deposit and sometimes the first rent immediately after signing the contract. If this is not monitored, there is a risk that a tenant will move in without paying the rent or that a tenant will not move in at all.
With exclusive listingCollection of first rent and deposit included. Otherwise you organize everything yourself.

Service that can be booked additionally:
Collection of first rent and deposit immediately after signing the contract and forwarding amount to your account: Costs: 40 € + VAT.
With exclusive listingCollection of first rent and deposit included. Otherwise you organize everything yourself.

Service that can be booked additionally:
Collection of first rent and deposit immediately after signing the rental agreement and forwarding money to your account: Costs: 30 € + VAT.
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Crocodilian organizes everything and collects deposit and all rents. We forward the money to your account.

Insurance in case  Tenant moves out earlier

It can always happen that a tenant has to move out earlier. Reasons for this can be loss of job, illness or personal reasons. In such a case we will of course do our best to find you a new tenant as soon as possible. In order to avoid any financial burden for you in such a case, we offer you an additional insurance. This is valid:
- if a tenant moves out earlier and we are unable to find you a new tenant afterwards
- if you rent out your apartment through other sources
In both cases, we will refund the commission fee that you have already paid.
Services that can be booked additionally: 50€ + VAT. per rental incl. extension contracts
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Services that can be booked addionally: 40€ + VAT per rental including extensions contracts
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Key Management

Tenant can pick up keys at Crocodilian's office by arrangement. Communication with the tenant, making an appointment, signing the key protocol.
Services that can be booked additionally: 40€ + VAT per rental Services that can be booked additionally: 30€ + VAT per rental inklusive

Deadline Monitoring

Crocodilian will contact the tenant one month before the end of the contract if the tenant has an option to extend the lease
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Issueing of Confirmations - Landlord Confirmation, Certificate of Rent paid

These forms are extremely important for the tenant and must be handed over promptly. Landlords are legally obliged to do this.
Landlord prepares and hands over formsr. Landlord confirmation form (Wohnungsgeberbestätigung) must be handed over when tenant moves in at the latest. inklusive

Crocodilian is point of contract for both tenant and landlords during the whole rental period

We also assist tenants and landlords during the entire rental period.
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The landlord is point of contact for the tenant.If the landlord does not solve any problems in a timely manner, or if he fails to inform the tenant when possible problems will be solved, repairs will be made etc. and Crocodilian has to take care of it, this will be charged separately. (20€/15 min)
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30 min incl. consultation Further consultation will be charged separately: 15€/15 min
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Communication with Crocodilian

Even between Crocodilian and landlords there must be a few rules in order to guarantee a good and succesful collaboration. You  must contact us as soon as your apartment is "blocked". This also applies if you have found other interested parties,  even if no rental contract has been signed yet. This is a fast business and if tenants do not immediately receive a confirmation, they will look elsewhere. Therefore it makes little sense to let a "substitute tenant" wait for days for a possible confirmation. Crocodilian must always be informed about the current status in order to make sure that we can offer your apartment to prospective tenants and save time and effort for everyone.
Landlord contacts Crocodilian immediately if apartment is "blocked", even if no rental agreement has been signed, if there are other prospective tenants, or if it is not sure if apartment can be rented. No duty to inform when "blocked" with exclusive listing. Landlord contacts Crocodilian immediately if apartment is "blocked", even if no rental agreement has been signed, if there are other prospective tenants, or if it is not sure if apartment can be rentedNo duty to inform when "blocked" with exclusive listing.  

Payment

You will receive an invoice for our services. However, the payment modalities of the different packages differ.
Invoice for the entire rental period payable within 10 days. Should the tenant extend the rental period, this will be charged additionally. Invoice payable in 6 month intervals. Should the tenant extend the rental period, this will be charged additionally You will receive a monthly invoice. The fee will be deducted from the rental payment.

Requirements for the flat

The target group for temporary furnished accommodation is tenants who move to Berlin for work reasons. Many tenants work for start-ups, mainly in the IT sector. Most tenants are between 25 and 45 years old. The apartment should be suitable for this target group.
• fully furnished and fully equipped
• internet, Wifi
• modern and well kept
• available for furnished rentals for at least 4 months, preferably longer
• fully furnished and fully equipped
• internet, Wifi
• modern and well kept
• available for at least 4 months, preferably longer
• fully furnished and fully equipped
• internet, Wifi
• modern and well kept
• central location
• available for at least 12 month

Fees

Our fair conditions for landlords! Choose the package that suits your needs and only pay for what you really need. Even if you choose our Budget package: You can alway book advice and other services additionally.
8% of the total rent + VAT 11% of the total rent + VAT 14% of the total rent + VAT