In some countries, renting furniture for your apartment isn’t as common as it is in South Korea. Furniture rental packages are perfect for those who are temporarily staying for a short time in a rental space. Tenants won’t have to worry about purchasing their own furniture and selling them if they no longer need it.
Ziptoss is a real estate company based in South Korea that can help foreigners find a home in South Korea. Whether for temporary or permanent residency, Ziptoss can guide you in finding a home that would suit you. They also provide tips and guides on what you need to know about South Korea before moving in such as how to get around the country, where to visit with friends and loved ones, and others. So in this article, we’ll be giving you a brief introduction about what to expect in furniture rentals.
How do furniture rentals work?
The goal for furniture rental is to make you feel instantly at home as soon as you move into your new living space. Most furniture rental companies will arrange everything right before you arrive, from proper furniture arrangements to providing comfortable bed linens. So if you’re planning to move out from one country to another, getting furniture rental packages is very convenient and helps you in the process of moving in.
How do I get a furniture rental in South Korea?
In South Korea, there are many companies that cater to renters who are looking for furniture and equipment rentals, so it won’t be difficult for you to find one around your area or one that can deliver to your area. Furniture rental companies offer clean and undamaged furniture so their customers can be satisfied as if looks and feels brand new on the day of delivery.
Some furniture rental packages have a minimum of at least a 1-month rental fee, but clients can change and negotiate this according to the client’s needs. For a 1-year contract, just like apartment rentals, you will be paying a security deposit and pay monthly rent(you can also pay it in full).
For deliveries, it would usually take an average of about seven to fourteen days to be delivered to your home. This is to make sure that the furniture pieces are perfectly intact, clean, and correct. They also make sure that your requests are met before they send it out for delivery.
- You can request a change in some items if you want to change the appearance of your home into a different theme.
- If you wish to extend your lease period, you can contact the company and ask for an extension before your lease ends.
- Most furniture/equipment rental companies can provide catalogs or photos of staged rooms to showcase the wide variety of furniture and equipment clients can rent out during their stay.
If you are planning to leave the apartment at the end of the lease to move elsewhere, you can inform the furniture rental company and schedule ahead of time to pick their items up. They will have a thorough inspection before returning the furniture.