The Reduction Of In Rent For Construction Noise, Etc.

There are exceptions, where construction noise, the rent is not reduced? The rent of apartments where tenants of the construction are affected is regularly reduced construction activity. The reduction rate depends on vision limitation by construction plan etc. Ping Fu spoke with conviction. the severity of, about by noise, dust, vibration, unsightly scaffolding, Reduction rates of 50% and more are not unrealistic. Noise tables that give a good first overview are circulating on the Internet. Two different pairs of shoes are right and get right. The tenant may feel the construction work as very disturbing. A court can be seen but always different and melts the hoped-for reduction ratio of 55% to 35%, because the judge thinks that the construction noise in the neighborhood but not so much bother.

An out-of-court settlement is advisable in most cases. Tenant and landlord agree on a reduction ratio and a refund of uberzahlter rent since the beginning of the construction. The reduction ratio is then regularly but not so highly. With some negotiating skills, the tenant can achieve similar rates as in court. Both sides avoid a lengthy and costly court proceedings. The tenant but careful in following cases.

Would the tenant at the beginning of the lease foresee can, that in future, a construction activity affected its residential quality, a reduction is eliminated. Especially in cities, a tenant must expect that a vacant lot adjacent to the House is eventually closed. Especially in the downtown areas of large cities (as in Berlin Mitte) the tenant can expect in General that even small gaps are closed. The tenants in these cases must always endure even significant construction noise. Another exception could apply in the future by law: it could be that construction work due to modernisation measures for a period of 3 months after the start of construction must not lead to a reduction of in rent. A corresponding amendment is according to press reports, in preparation. Specialist Attorney tip tenant: it the landlord evidently display, that penetrates the construction noise in your apartment. Urge him to remedy the defect. Document the shortcomings, as with the help of witnesses and/or sound level meter. An expert, left the negotiations over the amount of the reduction ratio. Specialist Attorney tip landlord: you don’t shy away from the out-of-court settlement. With clear evidence, so a lower rate can be arranged than that which would establish the Court. A comparison of closed a few days is regularly much more beneficial than a lengthy legal dispute with a legal protection insured tenant who requires even obtaining an expert opinion. A post by lawyer for rental and property law Alexander Bredereck and lawyer Dr. Attila Fodor, Berlin Potsdam: Friedrich-Ebert-Strasse 33, 14469 Potsdam Tel. (030) 4 000 4 999 E-mail: