Cost of Living in Germany: Rental Costs (with Jen from

The biggest monthly cost in Germany - like in other countries - is rental costs. Jen from Simple Germany joins me to discuss just how much rent can be, and what it depends on. We also look at some of the other costs involved, such as monthly internet costs, electricity, and more.

00:00 - Base rental costs, and what affects rental costs
09:30 - Internet
11:33 - Electricity
15:04 - Rundfunkbeitrag (TV and radio license fee)
18:10 - Kaution (rental deposit)
19:38 - Costs of furniture and a kitchen
22:54 - Renting vs. buying a house

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