Can a foreigner buy...? Can a foreigner rent...? What about deposits? Bad neighbors? Unreasonable landlords? Miscellaneous problems?
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Hey, I just signed a lease on a studio apt for a year and I need to break the lease already. I paid the landlord one month's rent and my two month deposit. What will he keep?
What can I do? Is there some way I can get out painlessly? My apt is in Neihu . . .
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My advice is to line up someone to take the room. THe landlord would be much more likely to cut you a break.
Just remember that you don't have any rights in this situation; a lease is as lease. a sob story might work? If you have any taiwanese friends, I would let them do the talking for you, unless your chinese is up to snuff. Maybe I'm just a punter, but I seem to back down a lot easier in Chinese.
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