What do Property Managers look for on inspections? How much notice does an agency have to give you? Do I need to keep the exterior of my home tidy or just inside? What about carpets? What happens if I end up with pests and vermin?
What happens if you need to secure a rental property but haven’t rented before? Or have only rented privately?. Here are some tips on how to strengthen your application. Home owners – Use a current or previous selling agent as a reference. As they conduct open homes, they will be able to let any real […]
When a rental market has few properties but great demand it can be hard to secure a rental property. I have compiled a few tips on how to ensure putting yourself in the best position possible to secure a home. Write a cover letter introducing yourself, family & any pets you may have. Request an […]
From 23 March 2020, NSW landlords and agents need to ensure that smoke alarms installed in rented properties are in working order. Requirements for landlords and agents Where a smoke alarm is not in working order, landlords and agents must ensure the alarm is repaired (this includes replacing a battery) within 2 business days. […]
Breaking a fixed-term agreement early When a tenant signs a fixed-term agreement, they are committing to stay for the full term. If a tenant wants to move out before the end of the fixed term, there could be costs involved. There are some situations where a tenant can end a fixed-term agreement without penalty. A […]
We understand moving can be an incredibly stressful time especially in a competitive market it can be difficult to obtain your preferred home. Follow our helpful tips below to increase your chances and reduce your stress levels! Request a copy of an application form prior to the open home and submit them to local agents. […]
In an alarming new trend some agencies are cutting back on the time spent documenting on ingoing condition reports to save on staffing expenses and photocopying costs by business owners. The condition report is imperative to a smooth tenancy and a non-stressful vacating for both Landlord and Tenant. A thorough condition report will document in […]