Beijing - looking for rooms and other
Nov 30, 2011Public
Photo: Beijing - 1st room to check in 1st floor (ground level) of 18fl building, not nice surroundings, 3 out of 4 bedrooms available, no living room, no kitchen, no internet (must subscribe on my own), crappy bathroom, quite cold, desk, wardrobe, bed, 1400RMB/month (+utilities), another separated room (created artificially, not with brick/concrete walls) for 1200RMB
Photo: Beijing - 1st room to check in 1st floor (ground level) of 18fl building, not nice surroundings, 3 out of 4 bedrooms available, no living room, no kitchen, no internet (must subscribe on my own), crappy bathroom, quite cold, desk, wardrobe, bed, 1400RMB/month (+utilities), another separated room (created artificially, not with brick/concrete walls) for 1200RMB
Photo: Beijing - 1st room to check in 1st floor (ground level) of 18fl building, not nice surroundings, 3 out of 4 bedrooms available, no living room, no kitchen, no internet (must subscribe on my own), crappy bathroom, quite cold, desk, wardrobe, bed, 1400RMB/month (+utilities), another separated room (created artificially, not with brick/concrete walls) for 1200RMB
Photo: Beijing - 2nd room already much nicer than previous in warm apartment on 2nd floor out of 6, no internet (possible shared), small superbasic kitchen, crappy bathroom, only 3 bedrooms (couple and man), 1 available, nearby bus stop with noise from buses on the street but bearable, bed, couch and wardrobe for 1500RMB + utilities per month, immediately crisscrossed previous room on paper, checking rooms with my colleague Stella
Photo: Beijing - 2nd room already much nicer than previous in warm apartment on 2nd floor out of 6, no internet (possible shared), small superbasic kitchen, crappy bathroom, only 3 bedrooms (couple and man), 1 available, nearby bus stop with noise from buses on the street but bearable, bed, couch and wardrobe for 1500RMB + utilities per month, immediately crisscrossed previous room on paper
Photo: Beijing - free contraceptives machine which got my interest, but as I was informed you should actually use some chip card and pay 1 yuan per dose?
Photo: Beijing - 3rd room in nice new warm apartment just after owners moved away, 1st time rented, 4th floor (EU 3rd) out of 6 (EU 5), nice bathroom comparable to Europe, nice kitchen for China with modern washing machine, microwave and fridge, 3 bedrooms + living room where will be created small separated artificial room, three available, not yet made smallest for 1100RMB, normal one for 1500RMB and big one connected with balcony for 1600RMB, good english speaking flatmate from Huawei in room for 1400RMB which plan to subscribe for shared internet, so it was quite quick decision to take regular room without balcony for 1500RMB, so I gave him deposit 100RMB to stop offering this room until signing contract (with receipt written by him)
Photo: Beijing - 3rd room in nice new warm apartment just after owners moved away, 1st time rented, 4th floor (EU 3rd) out of 6 (EU 5), nice bathroom comparable to Europe, nice kitchen for China with modern washing machine, microwave and fridge, 3 bedrooms + living room where will be created small separated artificial room, three available, not yet made smallest for 1100RMB, normal one for 1500RMB and big one connected with balcony for 1600RMB, good english speaking flatmate from Huawei in room for 1400RMB which plan to subscribe for shared internet, so it was quite quick decision to take regular room without balcony for 1500RMB, so I gave him deposit 100RMB to stop offering this room until signing contract (with receipt written by him)
Photo: Beijing - 3rd room in nice new warm apartment just after owners moved away, 1st time rented, 4th floor (EU 3rd) out of 6 (EU 5), nice bathroom comparable to Europe, nice kitchen for China with modern washing machine, microwave and fridge, 3 bedrooms + living room where will be created small separated artificial room, three available, not yet made smallest for 1100RMB, normal one for 1500RMB and big one connected with balcony for 1600RMB, good english speaking flatmate from Huawei in room for 1400RMB which plan to subscribe for shared internet, so it was quite quick decision to take regular room without balcony for 1500RMB, so I gave him deposit 100RMB to stop offering this room until signing contract (with receipt written by him), mess in living room because he was un/packing stuff after moving, checking rooms with my colleague Stella
Photo: Beijing - 3rd room in nice new warm apartment just after owners moved away, 1st time rented, 4th floor (EU 3rd) out of 6 (EU 5), nice bathroom comparable to Europe, nice kitchen for China with modern washing machine, microwave and fridge, 3 bedrooms + living room where will be created small separated artificial room, three available, not yet made smallest for 1100RMB, normal one for 1500RMB and big one connected with balcony for 1600RMB, good english speaking flatmate from Huawei in room for 1400RMB which plan to subscribe for shared internet, so it was quite quick decision to take regular room without balcony for 1500RMB, so I gave him deposit 100RMB to stop offering this room until signing contract (with receipt written by him)
Photo: Beijing - 3rd room in nice new warm apartment just after owners moved away, 1st time rented, 4th floor (EU 3rd) out of 6 (EU 5), nice bathroom comparable to Europe, nice kitchen for China with modern washing machine, microwave and fridge, 3 bedrooms + living room where will be created small separated artificial room, three available, not yet made smallest for 1100RMB, normal one for 1500RMB and big one connected with balcony for 1600RMB, good english speaking flatmate from Huawei in room for 1400RMB which plan to subscribe for shared internet, so it was quite quick decision to take regular room without balcony for 1500RMB, so I gave him deposit 100RMB to stop offering this room until signing contract (with receipt written by him), mess in living room because he was un/packing stuff after moving, checking rooms with my colleague Stella
Photo: Beijing - 3rd room in nice new warm apartment just after owners moved away, 1st time rented, 4th floor (EU 3rd) out of 6 (EU 5), nice bathroom comparable to Europe, nice kitchen for China with modern washing machine, microwave and fridge, 3 bedrooms + living room where will be created small separated artificial room, three available, not yet made smallest for 1100RMB, normal one for 1500RMB and big one connected with balcony for 1600RMB, good english speaking flatmate from Huawei in room for 1400RMB which plan to subscribe for shared internet, so it was quite quick decision to take regular room without balcony for 1500RMB, so I gave him deposit 100RMB to stop offering this room until signing contract (with receipt written by him), mess in living room because he was un/packing stuff after moving, on photo biggest room for 1600RMB
Photo: Beijing - 3rd room in nice new warm apartment just after owners moved away, 1st time rented, 4th floor (EU 3rd) out of 6 (EU 5), nice bathroom comparable to Europe, nice kitchen for China with modern washing machine, microwave and fridge, 3 bedrooms + living room where will be created small separated artificial room, three available, not yet made smallest for 1100RMB, normal one for 1500RMB and big one connected with balcony for 1600RMB, good english speaking flatmate from Huawei in room for 1400RMB which plan to subscribe for shared internet, so it was quite quick decision to take regular room without balcony for 1500RMB, so I gave him deposit 100RMB to stop offering this room until signing contract (with receipt written by him), mess in living room because he was un/packing stuff after moving, on photo biggest room for 1600RMB
Photo: Beijing - electricity meter after I came home monday evening since electricity stopped working on Sunday lunch and I've got electricity prepaid card and slept one night in company, on right side slot for inserting electricity card to transfer data from charged card with money/kWh after what should be electricity start working, but when I got to home someone already charged electricity so I didn't have opportunity to try it and have to wait for next time, this is fresh counter I guess with total amount of kWh since??, photo taken 111128
Photo: Beijing - electricity meter after I came home monday evening since electricity stopped working on Sunday lunch and I've got electricity prepaid card and slept one night in company, on right side slot for inserting electricity card to transfer data from charged card with money/kWh after what should be electricity start working, but when I got to home someone already charged electricity so I didn't have opportunity to try it and have to wait for next time, this is fresh counter I guess with charged amount of yuans at last charging, 100Y?, photo taken 111128
Photo: Beijing - 3rd room in nice new warm apartment just after owners moved away, 1st time rented, 4th floor (EU 3rd) out of 6 (EU 5), nice bathroom comparable to Europe, nice kitchen for China with modern washing machine, microwave and fridge, 3 bedrooms + living room where will be created small separated artificial room, three available, not yet made smallest for 1100RMB, normal one for 1500RMB and big one connected with balcony for 1600RMB, good english speaking flatmate from Huawei in room for 1400RMB which plan to subscribe for shared internet, so it was quite quick decision to take regular room without balcony for 1500RMB, so I gave him deposit 100RMB to stop offering this room until signing contract (with receipt written by him), mess in living room because he was un/packing stuff after moving, on my room for 1500RMB already after few nights, photo taken 111128
Photo: Beijing - 3rd room in nice new warm apartment just after owners moved away, 1st time rented, 4th floor (EU 3rd) out of 6 (EU 5), nice bathroom comparable to Europe, nice kitchen for China with modern washing machine, microwave and fridge, 3 bedrooms + living room where will be created small separated artificial room, three available, not yet made smallest for 1100RMB, normal one for 1500RMB and big one connected with balcony for 1600RMB, good english speaking flatmate from Huawei in room for 1400RMB which plan to subscribe for shared internet, so it was quite quick decision to take regular room without balcony for 1500RMB, so I gave him deposit 100RMB to stop offering this room until signing contract (with receipt written by him), mess in living room because he was un/packing stuff after moving, on my room for 1500RMB already after few nights with my travel backpack and big bottle of homemade red wine in plastic bag, 2nd wardrobe will be moved to other room, photo taken 111128
Photo: Beijing - electricity prepaid card from State grid which you can recharge in special machines (not ATMs!), 1st you need to insert ATM card, then electricity card and enter amount of yuan how much you want to charge and you will get receipts, then you need to put card into electricity meter to transfer data into electrometer to update status so electricity can run again or continue running, card can be recharged manually in banks by tellers or in machine in banks or in Chaoshifa, in Bank of Beijing they didn't have compatible machine because I have newest card, in ICBC was compatible machine which ate my ATM card so they had to dismantle machine to remove it, photo taken 111128
Photo: Beijing - living room with already made separated 4th room offered for 1100RMB which I originally went to check, but at that time didn't exist, photo taken 111201
Photo: Beijing - living room with already made separated 4th room offered for 1100RMB which I originally went to check, but at that time didn't exist, photo taken 111201
Photo: Beijing - separated smallest 4th room for 1100RMB which I originally went to check, but at that time didn't exist, photo taken 111201
Photo: Beijing - separated smallest 4th room for 1100RMB which I originally went to check, but at that time didn't exist, photo taken 111201
Photo: Beijing - my new warm room with window, AC, desk, bed and one wardrobe (and of course normal mess, but it's actually cleaner, this is just after unpacking grocery) after they moved the other to new room, 1500RMB + utilities, photo taken 111201
Photo: Beijing - my new warm room with window, AC, desk, bed and one wardrobe after they moved the other to new room, 1500RMB + utilities, photo taken 111201