Movers check list
Make a move notification
Once the lease has been signed, you must make a move notification to the Digital and Population Information Agency and the Post Office at https://dvv.fi/muutto. You can find information on DVV’s website to which all the new address information will be forwarded, also think about who else you need to notify of your change.
Get a home insurace
The insurance is a small investment in case the damage happens. If there is no insurance, all costs of the damage will be borne by the tenant
Make the electricity contract
As a general rule, electricity is not included in the rent, so be sure to enter into an electricity contract with the energy company of your choice in good time. Energy prices can be compared at http://sahkonhinta.fi/
Be sure to check the rental agreement to see if internet is included in the rent or if you need to make your own contract for internet connection. The connection can be obtained from the same operator as the telephone subscriptions.
Get a smoke detectors
A Smoke detector is a mandatory piece of equipment in the home that the tenant must purchase themselves. Even if you yourself are careful, damage can happen to a neighbor. Be sure to check the alarm batteries regularly.
Please note the water charge and any other usage fees
Water is still included in the rent in some houses, but water billing based on apartment-specific water meters is becoming more common and is used in apartment buildings renovated after 2011 and in some terraced houses.
Water bills based on apartment-specific water meters are sent directly from the property office every two months.
The cold water usage fee of 5,26 € / m3 is based on the Rauma Water usage fee. The increased hot water usage fee of 8,19 € / m3 is based on water heating costs.
Any sauna fees and parking fees will be added to the rent. If necessary, you can book a sauna shift and a parking space from our office.
Remember to make the application in time to Kela. You can use the calculator on Kela’s website to check whether you are entitled to housing allowance. If you are already covered but you are moving to a new address, notify Kela of your changed information.