The 10 moments to expect during an apartment search in Paris [Spoiler Alert]

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Finding a rental in Paris is a tough, but with a little determination, its a challenge most of us eventually overcome. However before we find a place to call home we all experience a few ‘special moments’:

1. The moment you realise the customer doesn’t always come first app

2. The moment the rental agency hears you don’t have a CDI

3. The moment you realise that “only 1 hour away from Paris by train” means it could be anywhere
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4. The moment you’ve been informed that apartment has been taken, even though it was just listed!

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5. The moment you learn that your “dossier” is one of 15 being considered

6. The moment you realise the whole process seems illogical

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7. The moment you start looking in other arrondissements

8. The moment when you get so desperate, you’ll just about accept anything

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9. That moment, when for the first time in 10 years you consider sharing apartment again

 

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10. The moment you defy all odds and somehow manage to find a rental in Paris

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