Frequently Asked Questions for Long Term Rentals
How can I book my long term apartment with My Time in Paris?
With My Time in Paris, you can rent some apartments from 3 months to 1 year. For long-term rentals, you need to fill in a request form, or you can contact us directly with the apartment you would like to rent and the dates. We will then get back to you with the available dates and all the necessary information. We can also plan a visit of the apartment.
After approval from both parties, you will receive a rental agreement that you have to sign and return to us. Upon reception of the signed rental agreement, and payment of agency fees, the reservation will be confirmed.
If you wish to contact us, feel free to call our office +1 (941) 343-8222 or to send us an email using our Contact Us form.
What does the rental rate include?
For long-term rentals, the rental rate includes rent, and local taxes. Tenants may be responsible for cleaning, utilities, and amenities, in some apartments. Tenants must subscribe for a comprehensive home insurance policy in order to rent an apartment in Paris.
What fees will be charged to me?
There is an agency fee of 12% (taxes included) of the annual rent of the apartment. If the apartment is furnished, 100% of this fee is payable by the tenant. If the apartment is not furnished, 50% of this fee is payable by the tenant, and 50% by the owner.
How much is the security deposit, and when will it be charged to me?
For furnished apartments, the security deposit is equal to 2 months of rent. For unfurnished apartments, the security deposit is equal to 1 month of rent.
The security deposit is payable on the day that the rental agreement is signed.
Please note any damage to the apartment upon your arrival and report it by contacting us right away.
When will you refund the security deposit?
If there is no damage in the apartment, and all keys have been returned, we will refund the security deposit shortly after your departure.
How much is the first payment that I have to make?
For long term rentals, the first payment includes the agency fees, the security deposit, and the first month of rent. We will send you a PayPal invoice by email. You can pay it online with your credit card through PayPal.
How can I make payments?
Payments may be made by credit card or bank wire (bank fees may apply) in EUROS or US DOLLARS. Credit card payments are done through PayPal. Please contact us for our wire instructions.
What is your cancellation policy?
Once the rental agreement is signed, there will be no refund or deduction of the payments, charges, and fees (including but not limited to agency fees), save for and excepting the security deposit. The tenant has to send a written notice to terminate the signed rental agreement. For furnished apartments, there is a one month notice, and for unfurnished apartments, there is a 3 months notice. Rent is due by the tenant during the full duration of the notice.
How do I get the keys of the apartment?
An agent of My Time in Paris will greet you upon your arrival, at the apartment, to hand you the keys.
Do I leave the keys in the apartment after my departure?
No, you return all the keys to our agent, at your check-out.
If you fail to return the keys, your security deposit will be deducted by 400€.
What should I do if I lose keys?
You must contact us right away by calling Caroline PINTO: +33 6 11 99 17 45.
If you lose any keys of the property, your security deposit will be deducted by 400€ for changing locks and having new keys made.
When can I arrive in the apartment?
The arrival time is from 11am to 8pm and an agent from My Time in Paris will be at the apartment to welcome you. Please give us your travel information, and notify us of any delays. We also require all guests to call us as soon as they arrive in Paris so that the agent can greet you at the right arrival time. For any arrival not within business hours, we require a 20€ late fee. It can be added to your reservation payment or is payable directly to the agent.
If you arrive between 9:30am and 11am, you may leave your luggage in the apartment during its cleaning.
What is the departure time of the apartment?
The departure time is 9:30 am, to allow time for the cleaning of the apartment.
You may be able to stay longer, depending on the arrival of the following guests. You must contact us, and have our written consent, before you can stay in the apartment later than 9:30 am.
What should I do if there is a problem in the apartment?
If you find that an amenity isn’t working or if anything is broken, do not call a repair person but contact us directly. We will take care of any problem you may encounter during your stay.
If you have other questions, feel free to call us, to send us an e-mail, or to fill in the contact us form with your question. Your questions and feedbacks are very important to us and we will do our best to satisfy all your inquiries.
Call us: +33 6 20 31 05 57 from France – +1 (941) 343-8222 from USA.
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