Terms and conditions


1. General terms

2. Advertisement agreement for individual residential search

3. Advertisement agreement for individual room search

4. Agreement for landlords

5. Agreement for companies




General terms

These terms are valid as of the 1st of October 2014

General

This website is only for people aged 18 years and above.

The website www.bostaddirekt.com and all its sub-sites is a meeting place for people looking to rent or rent out a property.

The company Bostad Direkt

Bostad Direkt Stockholm AB, Org. No. 556456-5785, hereafter called Bostad Direkt, owns the website www.bostaddirekt.com.

Bostad Direkt is not obligated to control the content of its members’ adverts. Bostad Direkt does however perform regular controls and screenings of all material on the website and reserves the right to remove an advert at any point for any reason.

Bostad Direkt reserves the right to change the websites functionality, fees and terms. Any changes to pricing and terms will be published on the website.




Advertisement agreement for individual residential search

Valid from the 1st of February 2010.

General

The advertisement agreement between Bostad Direkt Stockholm AB, VAT. Nr. 556456-5785, hereafter referred to as Bostad Direkt, and the individual that purchases Bostad Direkts advertisement package “Search for a residence”, hereafter referred to as the advertiser. The advertisement package is valid for 45 days at www.bostaddirekt.com.

Terms & Conditions

  1. The advertiser must be an individual who is at least 18 years of age.
  2. The advertiser must pay an advertisement fee of 695 SEK to access the residential search in Stockholm County, 295 SEK to access room seach and 295 SEK to access the residential search in other parts of Sweden. A text message-subscription to your cellphone is an optional extra and costs an additional 50 SEK for 50 text messages. No refund will be given on unused text messages.
  3. Bostad Direkt registers the advertiser’s personal details in its database.
  4. Bostad Direkt reserves the right to hand out the advertisers personal details to individuals interested in subletting their residence and see the advertisers own advert in the “Find tenant” search section on Bostad Direkt's website.
  5. Bostad Direkt reserves the right to collect details about the advertiser at a credit information company and divulge these details to the registered individuals who are interested in subletting their residence.
  6. The advertiser gains instant access to Bostad Direkt's existing residential advertisements “Private Residences” along with contact details to every landlord.
  7. The contact details of landlords acquired by using Bostad Direkt, are for personal use only along with any individuals living in the same household. Should any contact details be shared with a third party in any way this will lead to an immediate suspension from the service as well as a 20.000 SEK fine for every infringement. Bostad Direkt also reserves the right to demand compensation for any damages arising from these actions.
  8. The contact between the advertiser and the landlord is not comparable to a housing agency. There are no further mediation fees.
  9. Bostad Direkt can not be held legally responsible for any faulty information and/or civil lawsuits between advertisers and landlords, whatever it may be.
  10. Bostad Direkt cannot guarantee that the advertisement package will lead to a leasing contract.

Length of agreement

The agreement is valid for 45 days from the day that Bostad Direkt receives and registers the advertiser's payment.

Limitations

  1. Bostad Direkt reserves the right to immediately cancel the advertisement agreement if:
    - The advertiser releases contact details of landlords to a third party of any kind.
    - The advertiser has given false details and/or abused our service.
    Furthermore a 20.000 SEK fine will be applicable for every infringement. Bostad Direkt also reserves the right to demand compensation for any damages arising from these actions.
  2. No reimbursement of the advertising fee will be given at interruptions or technical problems with email newsletters or text message-subscriptions. Due to reasons that Bostad Direkt can not influence the text message-service does not have a hundred percent delivery rate. This is due to the nature of mobile text message delivery systems as well as which service provider the advertiser is currently using.
  3. The advertisement agreement can not be paused or frozen in any way. No refunds will be paid out if the advertisement package does not lead to a leasing contract.

Other

The terms and conditions of this agreement may be changed by Bostad Direkt without prior notice.

If you have any questions, please contact the customer service at Bostad Direkt.




Advertisement agreement for individual room search

Valid from the 1st of July 2011.

General

The advertisement agreement between Bostad Direkt Stockholm AB, VAT. Nr. 556456-5785, hereafter referred to as Bostad Direkt, and the individual that purchases Bostad Direkts advertisement package “Search for a room”, hereafter referred to as the advertiser. The advertisement package is valid for 45 days at www.bostaddirekt.com.

Terms & Conditions

  1. The advertiser must be an individual who is at least 18 years of age.
  2. The advertiser must pay an advertisement fee of 295 SEK to access the room search. A text message-subscription to your cellphone is an optional extra and costs an additional 50 SEK for 50 text messages. No refund will be given on unused text messages.
  3. The advertiser may at any time during the advertisement period upgrade his/her membership to "Search for a residence" by paying the difference between the packages, 400 SEK. Upon upgrade the current package "Search for a room" will be converted to the package "Search for a residence" and the conditions in "Advertisement agreement for individual residential search" applies.
  4. Bostad Direkt registers the advertiser’s personal details in its database.
  5. Bostad Direkt reserves the right to hand out the advertisers personal details to individuals interested in subletting their residence and see the advertisers own advert in the “Find tenant” search section on Bostad Direkt's website.
  6. Bostad Direkt reserves the right to collect details about the advertiser at a credit information company and divulge these details to the registered individuals who are interested in subletting their residence.
  7. The advertiser gains instant access to Bostad Direkt's existing "Room advertisements" along with contact details to every landlord.
  8. The contact details of landlords acquired by using Bostad Direkt, are for personal use only along with any individuals living in the same household. Should any contact details be shared with a third party in any way this will lead to an immediate suspension from the service as well as a 20.000 SEK fine for every infringement. Bostad Direkt also reserves the right to demand compensation for any damages arising from these actions.
  9. The contact between the advertiser and the landlord is not comparable to a housing agency. There are no further mediation fees.
  10. Bostad Direkt can not be held legally responsible for any faulty information and/or civil lawsuits between advertisers and landlords, whatever it may be.
  11. Bostad Direkt cannot guarantee that the advertisement package will lead to a leasing contract.

Length of agreement

The agreement is valid for 45 days from the day that Bostad Direkt receives and registers the advertiser's payment.

Limitations

  1. Bostad Direkt reserves the right to immediately cancel the advertisement agreement if:
    - The advertiser releases contact details of landlords to a third party of any kind.
    - The advertiser has given false details and/or abused our service.
    Furthermore a 20.000 SEK fine will be applicable for every infringement. Bostad Direkt also reserves the right to demand compensation for any damages arising from these actions.
  2. No reimbursement of the advertising fee will be given at interruptions or technical problems with email newsletters or text message-subscriptions. Due to reasons that Bostad Direkt can not influence the text message-service does not have a hundred percent delivery rate. This is due to the nature of mobile text message delivery systems as well as which service provider the advertiser is currently using.
  3. The advertisement agreement can not be paused or frozen in any way. No refunds will be paid out if the advertisement package does not lead to a leasing contract.

Other

The terms and conditions of this agreement may be changed by Bostad Direkt without prior notice.

If you have any questions, please contact the customer service at Bostad Direkt.




Agreement for landlords

These terms are valid as of the 1st of October 2014

General

This advertising agreement is in effect between Bostad Direkt Stockholm AB, Org. No. 556456-5785, hereafter called Bostad Direkt and the person advertising their property for subletting at Bostad Direkt’s website, www.bostaddirekt.com, hereafter called Landlord.

General Terms

  1. The landlord is an individual that owns the property or has a first-hand lease of it.
  2. The advert is free of charge.
  3. The landlord chooses whether to target their advert to companies or individuals. Bostad Direkt does not allow an advert to target both categories at once.
  4. The landlord is responsible for the correctness and authenticity of any information or details of the advert. It is not permitted to include discriminating text in the advert. Those adverts will be immediately removed from the website. Bostad Direkt reserves the right to remove any adverts where the landlord has shown inappropriate behavior toward potential or earlier tenants and residents.
  5. The duration during which the adverts are published vary depending on target group and property type. You can find more information about this on our website. The landlord can always reactivate their advert if the property is still available by contacting customer service or by logging on to the website.
  6. The landlord is responsible to ensure that the property has a decent basic standard (in accordance with §9 of the Swedish Rental Law). The basic standard must allow the property to be used for its primary purpose, in this case as a residence (in accordance with §15 of the Swedish Rental Law).
  7. The landlord, or whoever is responsible for the lease, must make themselves aware of the rules that apply to property leasing. The landlord must, for instance, get the necessary permissions needed for subletting from their landlord or condominium association. Bostad Direkt will assume that the landlord has started the process to obtain the necessary permissions and at least obtained a verbal approval from landlord/association. The landlord must also obtain the permission for Bostad Direkt to sublet the property to a specified company and resident/s.
  8. The landlord, or someone acting in their place, will conduct the viewing and acting as contact.
  9. The landlord must honor and verbal agreements made with the resident (such as rent, what’s included in the rent, date of availability and contract writing).
  10. The landlord must inform the tenant regarding the rules and obligations that apply. If obligations such as stairway cleaning apply, then this must be clearly stated in the advert.
  11. The landlord, or someone acting in their place, will hand over/receive and sign off keys to/from the resident when the resident moves in or out.
  12. The landlord, or someone acting in their place, will actively participate in a property survey when the resident moves in or out. This includes signing a survey protocol.
  13. If the landlord wants to be completely removed from Bostad Direkt’s database they must contact Bostad Direkt’s customer service.
  14. Terms for advertising to individuals

  15. The landlord obtains a service package when subletting to an individual. This service package contains one (1) credit check of an individual and access to contract templates on the website.
  16. When advertising to individuals, the landlord consents to their contact details being visible in the advert. The contact details are only visible to registered and active members of Bostad Direkt.
  17. Bostad Direkt has no responsibility regarding the agreements that are made between tenant and landlord in a leasing contract. Bostad Direkt is not a part of the final leasing agreement that is made with an individual when advertising to individuals.
  18. The landlord will negotiate rent and terms etc. with their tenant themselves.
  19. Terms for advertising to companies

  20. The landlord obtains the following when advertising to companies:
    • The landlord obtains the following when advertising to companies:
    • Guaranteed rent payments (Bostad Direkt enters and shoulders the responsibility as a part of the leasing agreement).
    • Safe and easy tools to make an inventory list, document the state of the property during surveys when moving in or out and key receipts.
    • Counsel and answers to any questions regarding the lease, such as termination rules.
  21. When advertising to companies Bostad Direkt’s agents will handle all contact between the landlord and the company. This is usually handled via telephone or e-mail.
  22. When Bostad Direkt has mediated a contact between the landlord, the residents and/or the company, the landlord is obligated to fulfill the lease with Bostad Direkt as a contractual party. If a leasing agreement is made directly between the landlord and company without Bostad Direkt as a contractual party there is a fine of 20 000 SEK per transgression. Bostad Direkt also reserves the right to demand compensation for damages.
  23. Bostad Direkt shoulder responsibility in the agreements that are made between landlord and Bostad Direkt in a leasing contract. Bostad Direkt is your contractual party during the lease to give you a security and ease for the entire leasing period.
  24. Bostad Direkt will, in turn, lease the property to a specified resident from a specified company/organization. Bostad Direkt is responsible to ensure that the landlord receives the rent on time in accordance with a signed leasing contact and agreed on leasing period.
  25. Bostad Direkt reserves the right to charge additional rent when subletting the landlords advertised property.
  26. Any damage to the property or inventory is primarily handled by the insurance companies of each party. Both landlord and residents are responsible to cooperate and together try and resolve any disputes regarding damages.
  27. Any damages that are caused during the leasing period shall be compensated to the landlord based on the monetary value. This should, whenever possible, be made by the resident replacing the damaged inventory with identical new pieces. Otherwise the resident must reimburse the landlord’s purchasing costs upon seeing a receipt for the purchase. Compensation must be paid quickly.

Other

These terms may be changed by Bostad Direkt.
If you have any questions, please contact Bostad Direkt’s customer service.




Agreement for companies

These terms are valid as of the 1st of October 2014

General

This advertising agreement is in effect between Bostad Direkt Stockholm AB, Org. No. 556456-5785, hereafter called Bostad Direkt and the company requesting Bostad Direkt to search and sublet properties to the company and its staff.

Terms - subletting from Bostad Direkt

  1. Bostad Direkt provides the company with a personal agent that presents available properties, schedules exclusive viewings, draws up leasing contracts and answers any questions the company might have before and during the leasing period.
  2. The company only pays the listed rent – no mediation fees or other costs.
  3. Companies using Bostad Direkt’s service are screened and must fulfill Bostad Direkts criteria for corporate clients (see Bostad Direkt’s Approval of Corporate Clients page).
  4. Bostad Direkt acts as the landlord and is the recipient of rent payments and deposit. Delayed rent are subject to interest and a reminder fee in accordance with the Swedish Law.
  5. When Bostad Direkt has presented a property for the residents and/or the company, the landlord is obligated to fulfill the lease with Bostad Direkt as a contractual party. If a leasing agreement is made directly between the landlord and company without Bostad Direkt as a contractual party there is a fine of 20 000 SEK per transgression. Bostad Direkt also reserves the right to demand compensation for damages.
  6. Bostad Direkt reserves the right to decline to assist specific individuals/residents at the company if they have used Bostad Direkt’s services earlier and attended at least two viewings in two separate search orders and then opting to not finish the search.
  7. Bostad Direkt reserves the right to charge a 450 SEK fee in case a client does not attend a scheduled and confirmed viewing without notifying Bostad Direkt of this before 3 PM on the day before the viewing.
  8. A representative of the company must be present at the viewing.
  9. A representative of the company must be present and actively participate in the survey when the residents move in or out, as well as sign the survey protocol. A copy of the signed protocol must be sent to Bostad Direkt.
  10. The resident/tenant must have insurance covering the inventory that they bring to the property.
  11. Any damage to the property or inventory is primarily handled by the insurance companies of each party. Both landlord and residents are responsible to cooperate and together try and resolve any disputes regarding damages.
  12. Any damages that are caused during the leasing period shall be compensated to the landlord based on the monetary value. This should, whenever possible, be made by the resident replacing the damaged inventory with identical new pieces. Otherwise the resident must reimburse the landlord’s purchasing costs upon seeing a receipt for the purchase. Compensation must be paid quickly.
  13. If a damage to the property arises during the leasing period that makes the property uninhabitable (such as a fire or flooding) Bostad Direkt will attempt to find a replacement property whenever possible.
  14. Paid deposit is returned at the end of the leasing period. Bostad Direkt will return the deposit within ten (10) working days after receiving a survey protocol without further remarks which is signed by both parties and a verification that all keys have been returned. Bostad Direkt reserves the right to keep part of or all of the deposit in case the tenant does not pay rent or to cover damage or loss to the inventory or property.
  15. Bostad Direkt reserves the right to debit the tenant for a professional cleaning in case the cleaning done by the tenant is not up to the required standard. Debit may be done by keeping the deposit.
  16. If a dispute arises where the parties cannot agree on a settlement the deposit is paid only after a legal verdict has been received.

Other

These terms may be changed by Bostad Direkt.
If you have any questions, please contact Bostad Direkt’s customer service.

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