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1. Posted by wouterrr (Travel Guru 3379 posts) 12y Star this if you like it!

Hey there,

Does anyone of you has experience with renting a flat in India (or similar developing countries)? I am going to Kolkata (Calcutta) for my intership next year for six months (I am environmental technology student). And I am willing to rent a flat in the city for that period. I am not sure this is actually possible for that six months. Is it possible too hire in India without (expensive) brokers?

Thanx,

PS: my employer is not able to give me accomodation and I'd rather not stay in budgethotels all the time (well only when necessary).

2. Posted by Travel100 (Travel Guru 1556 posts) 12y Star this if you like it!

Wow, that sounds exciting! Which 6 months will you be there?

3. Posted by voyages (Inactive 36 posts) 12y Star this if you like it!

Have you tried Indiaproperty.com?

4. Posted by wouterrr (Travel Guru 3379 posts) 12y Star this if you like it!

Quoting Travel100

Wow, that sounds exciting! Which 6 months will you be there?

I will be there from january to june.....will be some sweaty months!!!

5. Posted by Travel100 (Travel Guru 1556 posts) 12y Star this if you like it!

Quoting wouterrr

Quoting Travel100

Wow, that sounds exciting! Which 6 months will you be there?

I will be there from january to june.....will be some sweaty months!!!

Try and get an Apt. with air-conditioning .

6. Posted by pranab (Budding Member 18 posts) 12y Star this if you like it!

Hi There,

It is very much possible.if you say I would try definitely.
let me know about your plan.
Pranab

7. Posted by flynn (Inactive 140 posts) 11y Star this if you like it!

hi wouterrr,

yes, it's possible !

depending on the kind of apartment you fancy, i'd try different approaches.

you could check the classifieds or ask at the local lawyer, doc etc. (that's how i found my house) or try with a realtor.

good luck,

flynn