The city of Szeged
The University of Szeged is in the downtown, by the Tisza river. Flats close to the university are more expensive. Downtown is full of historical old buildings. Most of them renewed from outside and/or inside. In last ten years, lots of new buildings were built in Szeged. If you go far from downtown, you can find cheaper, newer and nicer flats. Of course, it is important to know what is the most important things for you!
Are you looking for a highly experienced and reliable company to find it, manage it and support you during your tenancy period?
If the answer is yes, you are at the right place. we can supply you with a very competitive quote and a guarantee that our service will be done to the highest possible standards. We can help you to find the best flat in the center or anywhere you like with the best price, in a very short time. Our translators and lawyers will be with you during your stay in Hungary at any legal cause which you need us. You can even have our legal service or rent a flat when you are out of Hungary. We will be at the airport to take you to your new home here. you won’t need a hotel.
How we help you to rent
You can choose your favorite apartments from our website and write down the property ID and come to our office to see them in person. Or even you can send a message from the web and make an appointment with us to see them in person.
We will help you pick up just the right one for your needs.
We write down the rental contract in our office to which please bring your personal IDs with you. Most owners ask for 2 months fee as a security deposit and the 1st month of rental fee at the time of signing the contract. (In case you have not done any damage to the apartment and have paid all your utility bills at the time of leaving you will get your deposit back.) You will have to pay the rental fee in advance every month usually at the beginning of the month. In addition, you have to calculate with the overhead costs (common cost, electricity, water, and heating), which has to be paid after the period every month, when the owners get the bills from the supplier. Out of these costs, the heating bill is the one that can vary the most, it ranges between 15-30.000 Ft./month, depending on the heating system and size of the apartment.
Our services to you are at no charge. We speak your language. We’ll help you along your process of finding an apartment, take care of the writing the contract in two languages, in line with the wording requirements of your university and the immigration office. Of course, we introduce you to the owners of the apartment and if you have any questions later we will be the one who you need to contact.
We are looking forward to seeing you in Szeged soon and help you to make your stay smoother by assisting you in your apartment search.
Price, Location and quality
We recommend somewhere with the highest percentage of all these factors, and we do our best for finding the best flat for you in the shortest time. If you let us know the time of your arrival, you don’t even need to stay at the hotel. Our translators and lawyers will support you till the last day of staying in the flat (24/7). All our flats are fully furnished and have internet and cable Tv connection. (some of the flats have satellite receiver). Our aim is to offer accommodation for any category of price for renters (in Szeged, renters are mostly students) Our lease contracts are drawn up by our legal department utilizing the services of an expert property lawyer. Leases are usually either in HUF or in Euros. Most leases in Szeged tend to be for at least one year. The contracts are for an indefinite period on a year to year basis. Our leases require that the tenant deposits a security deposit of at least 1-2 months of the rental value and if the lease is resigned that the tenant return the property in the condition it was in when they first took it.
Renting an apartment step by step
- Set up your renting criteria
- Contact us
- Let us know them: The area would you like to live, the number of bedrooms you need, floor, modern building or an older one, type of heating system and the amount of money you like to spend.
- Choose from a list of potential properties
- We will help you to search our database of potential properties to choose just the right one for you.
- Visit chosen properties
- We will accompany you to see all the properties that you picked up from the list. We help you out every step of the way.
- Making an offer
- In case of finding just the right property, we will forward your offer to the owner.
- Negotiating the term of the lease
- In cooperation with us and the owner -or the owner’s agent- the final details can be worked out for everybody’s satisfaction.
- At our offices in cooperation with the owners, we will write down the lease agreement based on the conditions negotiated earlier. This service is at no cost to the renters.
- Signing the lease agreement
- Getting the keys and moving in
- At the time of signing the contract, the owner and the renter can agree on the date and time of handing over the apartment.
Costs of an apartment in Szeged
Prices for a furnished apartment range are:
For a studio flat 40.000-70.000 Ft./month,
For a living room +1bedroom flat 50-100.000 Ft./month
For a living room +2 bedrooms flat 70.000-250.000 Ft./month
Most of the apartment is furnished and some of them are fully equipped. Most apartment owners ask for 2 months fee as a security deposit and the 1st month of rental fee at the time of signing the contract. (In case you have not done any damage to the apartment and have paid all your utility bills at the time of leaving you will get your deposit back at the end of your renting period.) You will have to pay the rental fee in advance every month usually at the beginning of the month. In addition, you have to calculate with the overhead costs like common cost, electricity, water, and heating, in most cases after the period every month, when the owners get the bills from the supplier.
The common cost is between 5-15.000 Ft./month, which includes the maintenance and cleaning of the building and the garbage for example. Water and electricity cost is as much as you use, these costs are usually around 5.000- 10.000 Ft./month. Besides these costs the heating bill is the one that can vary the most, it ranges between 5.000-30.000 Ft./month in winter time, depending on the heating system and size of the apartment. In most of the apartment there is cable TV and internet connection, however, you have to make your own contract for the service. It costs about 3.000-10.000 Ft./month.
Our services for you is FREE.
Renewing rental contract after the first year
There are two types of rental contract. Definite and indefinite. If the contract is for an indefinite term the lease does not have to be renewed. If the contract is for a definite term you should inform the owner 30 days prior to the end of the lease your intentions to extend the term.
When is my deposit returned to me?
Once the check-out has been conducted, the property has been cleaned to a satisfactory standard the deposit will be returned to you, less any deductions like unpaid utilities, rent or damages to the apartment.
The penalty for breaking lease agreement earlier than agreed time in contract
The tenant has the liability to pay rent until the end of the contract (usually a minimum term is included). If for any reasons renter needs to move out early the deposit will stay with the owner.
Registration at the Immigration office and what you need for that
Before you start your experience as the university student you have to deal with some official jobs at the immigration office.
Students from EU countries and EEA are obliged to declare their address within 15 days after the arrival.
Students from EU or EEA, need the following:
- School certificate,
- Hungarian bank account,
- The rental contract,
- Health insurance,
- The procedural fee payable in deed stamps, which you can buy at post offices,
- Two passport-size photos,
- Application form,
- Passport / ID
Non-EU Students have to arrive with a “D5” student visa which is valid for 365 days. In this case, you have to declare your address to the Police within 15 days after your arrival. You also need certificates proving that you are able to cover your expenses in Hungary. You need Bank certificate showing you have enough (for your cost of living) on your account. You need a declaration of address signed by the owner of the flat, a document proving that your landlord is the owner of the flat(Friss hiteles tulajdoni lap). The document should not be older than 30 days. The procedural fee of 6.250 Ft.
We will help me to get paperwork ready for the Immigration office
You are responsible to submit your visa request to immigration services in time, however, we advise you as to what papers you will need. We will make sure the owners sign all required documents.
Cost of our service for renting an apartment
Our service for renting an apartment, writing contract in two languages is
FREE OF CHARGE