[PDF] UMS General Terms & Conditions
Are you coming to Switzerland for business reasons or do you have a project in another Swiss city?
When you're hard at work, a place you can call home and where you can escape the hustle and bustle is especially important. Put your feet up, switch off and relax. We'll help you feel at home!
The majority of our housing providers asks only for their own costs to be covered
Without the intention of making a profit
And asks nothing for the furnishings
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The UMS service fee is 20% of the gross rental payments over the duration of the rental contract including any renewals. Rental prices on the UMS portal include the service fee.
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The landlord is renting out at his own cost (resp. at market price if he is an owner) with no surcharge for furnishings.
The landlord is renting out below cost price (resp. below market price if he is an owner).
The UMS System creates three winners:
Providers have their costs covered (but usually don't charge for furnishings).
Sub-/tenants don't pay for more than they receive (the UMS service fee roughly equals the value of the furnishings).
UMS uses the service fee to maintain the portal and provide the services and expertise.
Treat yourself to more comfort – we'll turn your flat into a 'Serviced Apartment'
Are you looking for a temporary place to live that is a home away from home? Then a private apartment is the right choice. Many people looking for accommodation, especially business people, appreciate the personal atmosphere of a privately owned apartment and feel 'at home' more quickly because of it.
A furnished apartment usually costs less than a hotel, which makes a real difference when you're renting for several months at a time.
Living in a private apartment is even less expensive. More and more private individuals are subletting their apartments if they will not be using them for a certain period (due to long-term travel or a job or project in another location).
As a tenant in a private apartment, you benefit from extremely attractive rental prices. Private homes are significantly less expensive than apartment hotels or business apartments as subletters usually ask only for their actual costs to be covered, and nothing for the furnishings.
Unlike with the ordinary rental market, the supply of private homes for temporary sublease usually still exceeds demand. This makes the search of a temporary apartment much easier than finding an apartment for permanent stay. The majority of those seeking a temporary home finds a solution after no more than two viewings.