The flexible and legal way of finding short-term tenants

Information for lessors

Short-term letting: How it’s done

What are the advantages of renting out a furnished flat for only a few months as opposed to a longer period? And why should you offer your flat on the KURZZEiTmiete web portal? Read on to find out everything that lessors need to know about the short-term letting of flats. Discover the benefits of “temporary living” and why it’s a good idea to team up with KURZZEiTmiete!

Temporary living as a lucrative investment

Does it pay off to rent out your flat for only a short time? It certainly does! The concept of temporary living is becoming increasingly popular and, consequently, the demand for short-term rentals is rising. Whether it’s for professional or private purposes: People are getting more and more mobile and are looking for accommodation options that are as flexible as they are.

KURZZEiTmiete offers a variable and legal alternative to holiday rental. Our focus is on work-related changes of residence and temporary accommodation for training purposes.

Who are your potential tenants? For instance, there are employees who are relocated to work in another city. Or artists who are booked to perform abroad for several months. Then there’s couples looking for short-term accommodation until their new home is finished. Or Relocation Agencies and Human Resources Managers looking for short-term rentals for their clients.

Temporary living is a win-win situation! On the one hand, it means higher yield for lessors, compared to rental contracts over several years. On the other hand, it provides tenants with a cost-efficient alternative to expensive hotel stays. You have one or several apartments you would like to put up for short-term rent? KURZZEiTmiete is happy to assist you!

10 reasons to choose KURZZEiTmiete

You’re interested in the concept of “temporary living”? Then you shouldn’t settle for anything less than a transparent, reliable, fair and legal booking partner.

Why should you register your flat with KURZZEiTmiete? There are at least ten good reasons:

  1. It’s an easy, flexible and legal way to rent out fully furnished flats.
  2. It’s not just an internet platform, but real people who are eager to provide excellent service.
  3. Reliable payment and deposit management
  4. Use by owner remains intact, for instance for visitors, regulars or imminent sale
  5. Renowned clients and Human Resources departments are regularly looking for short-term rentals on KURZZEiTmiete.
  6. Strategic marketing and advertising activities to boost our platform and make your object visible
  7. A higher return as opposed to flats rented out for several years
  8. Automatically updated KURZZEiTmiete availability calendar
  9. Valuable advance information based on tenant’s self-description and reason for staying
  10. Uncomplicated rental procedures: use of your own rental contract or the model contract provided by KURZZEiTmiete

If you have more questions, it’s likely that others have had the same. That’s why it’s a good idea to take a look at our Alternatively, contact us directly – the KURZZEiTmiete team is happy to hear from you!

KURZZEiTmiete as your flexible and legal option

In most cases, renting out apartments to tourists for up to 30 days is not legally covered. On the other hand, long-term contracts mean that the duration of the rental must be three years or longer. So, the first is mostly illegal, while the latter is rather inflexible. The solution? Short-term letting is the perfect compromise – with benefits for landlords as well as tenants. What’s more, it’s the answer to current regional planning and tenancy laws.

To ensure maximum flexibility, there are no long-term contracts or cancellation periods with KURZZEiTmiete. It’s also possible to use your flat yourself, provided it’s in line with current rental contracts. Our only prerequisite: Your flat needs to be fully furnished, as we only offer accommodation that is ready for tenants to “move in and feel at home”.

We take care of all legal matters. We are happy to recommend legal consultants specialised in taxes or other short-term rental issues. For instance, did you know that KURZZEiTmiete offers the possibility to state several invoice addresses and contact persons, enabling multiple-person management? Get in touch with our experts!

Temporary living – without hidden costs

Rent out your furnished flat in a flexible and legally secure way! KURZZEiTmiete’s operations are fully transparent, for lessors as well as tenants. You’re wondering how much you can earn with short-term rentals? Whether it pays off and what costs to expect?

We’ve got good news: There are no expenses for you until your object is actually rented out for the first time. What’s more, subsequent service fees also depend on the actual revenue you receive through our portal. Costs only incur if your flat gets booked via our portal. Don’t you think it’s about time you tried this great service?

3 service packages for maximum flexibility

Renting out a flat is surely quite complicated? Not if you do it right – with KURZZEiTmiete. Benefit from our many services and the security our portal offers. Choose one of the following three packages and become a short-term lessor in no time at all:

  Easy! Please smile! Completely carefree!
Included services
  • payment and deposit management
  • marketing
  • KURZZEiTmiete availability calendar
  • complete model contract
  • all services from package 1
  • professional photo and video service for one accommodation
  • all services from package 1 and 2
  • flat viewing online
  • personal conversation via telephone or Microsoft teams

  • help with setting up your online profile
Time on site   about 1 hour about 2 hours
Costs 2,5 % of invoiced turnover plus 20 % VAT.

EUR 290,00 plus. 20 % VAT.

+ 2,5 % of invoiced turnover plus 20 % VAT.

EUR 390,00 plus 20 % VAT

+ 2,5 % of invoiced turnover plus 20 % VAT.


Good to know: For each package, the service fee is due for payment and charged together with the first month’s rent. Costs only incur once your flat is rented out for the first time and you actually benefit from our services. To find out more about our cost breakdown, please read our Frequently Asked Questions for lessors. Don’t hesitate to contact us for further information!

Note on lessors in Germany: In Germany, we currently offer the "Easy" package and are working on expanding this with local photographers. The costs are 2.5 % of the invoiced turnover plus 19 % VAT.

Our tip: Images sell flats!

That’s why it’s important to take appealing photos of your object. After all, like many things in life, choosing a short-term rental is a gut decision. With our professional photo and video service, we turn the spotlight on your flat – and you only pay us when your object actually gets rented.

As you can see, you can leave the bulk of the work to KURZZEiTmiete – for temporary living that’s pleasant for landlords as well as tenants.

Successful renting with KURZZEiTmiete

Whether you’re relocating to another city for half a year or want to support others with their temporary living options: KURZZEiTmiete helps you rent out your furnished flat. Maybe you have a second home you would like to use for some additional revenue? Or you own several objects that would be perfect as accommodations for work-related changes of residence?

Register with KURZZEiTmiete – and find your first tenants!