Russia: Tips, Tricks, and Travel: Renting an Apartment

If you're planning on spending more than just a holiday in Russia, then you’re obviously going to need a place to live. However, Moscow’s rental properties can vary greatly. So Tim has some tips for you about getting a flat.

Moscow is truly massive and time is money. The question is: Do you want to pay more to be close to the center, or save some cash and waste plenty of time on the Metro. In this episode Tim and Lucia will try to find a flat for a new RBTH employee. They want a clean, furnished place in the center, but just how to go about getting it and are there any hidden costs? And what about this “registration with the police” business in former communist countries?

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