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November

2016

Garden Maintenance

It is generally the responsibility of the tenant to look after general yard jobs such as mowing, edging and weeding, however this should be specified in the tenancy agreement. Fast facts · Any special arrangements about the [...]

10

November

2016

Tenants Insurance

It is a tenants and approved occupants responsibilty to adequalty insure their own property and possessions. Natural disasters can happen any time with out warning.  We recommend you make your own enquiry to protect your personal belongings against [...]

3

November

2016

Living in a Property

During a tenancy, the tenant or resident should be aware of certain rules and guidelines which will help avoid problems as well as understanding procedures around the use of fixtures and inclusions, and what happens during routine inspections. [...]

27

October

2016

Swimming Pool Maintenance

  If a swimming pool is included as part of the rental property, the maintenance should be covered in the special terms of the tenancy agreement. The tenant is generally responsible for everyday maintenance such as clearing leaves from the pool and may be responsible [...]

20

October

2016

Christmas is coming, try making extra payments

Christmas is quickly approaching and it may be a good time to start making additional small payments with your current rental payments. It is common for people to be over loaded with extra expenses during the festive season and your rental [...]

13

October

2016

Installing fixtures

  Tenants can only install fixtures or fittings or make alterations to the premises with the written consent of the lessor/agent. The nature of the approved changes should be outlined, as well as the conditions of the lessor’s/agent’s [...]

6

October

2016

Yard Maintenance

It is generally the responsibility of the tenant to look after general yard jobs such as mowing, edging and weeding.  We request that the lawns be mowed and edged with all the waste being removed on a regular basis. We also must advise you [...]

29

September

2016

Notice Periods for ending a tenancy

Either a tenant/resident or a property manager/owner or provider can give the other person notice to end a tenancy, and there are certain rules and timelines that must be followed. A fixed term agreement means that the tenant or resident has [...]

22

September

2016

Bond Refunds Update

Bond processing times have returned to normal and agreed bond refunds are being processed within 2 business days. The RTA recently transitioned to a new system that resulted in longer than usual processing times for bond refunds. The new system [...]

15

September

2016

Pets in a rental property

Tenants must have permission to have a pet at their property. A tenancy agreement that is signed at the start of a tenancy indicates if a pet is approved, the type of pet it is and the number of approved pets. A written request is required [...]