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Friday, July 6, 2018

Tenant Responsibilities

Tenant’s responsibilities are to:pay the rent on time as per the tenancy agreementkeep the premises reasonably clean and tidynotify the landlord as soon as any repairs are neededuse the premises principally for residential purposespay for outgoings they actually consume or use, such as electricity, gas, telephone charges and metered...

Friday, July 6, 2018

Landlord Responsibilities

Landlord responsibilities are to:provide and maintain the premises in a reasonable conditionallow the tenant quiet enjoyment of the premisescomply with all building, health and safety standards that apply to the premisesdeal with any abandoned goods at the end of the tenancy in accordance with the provisions of the Residential Tenancies A...

Friday, July 6, 2018

Rent Increases

Rent IncreasesLandlords can only increase rent:after the first 180 days of the tenancyprovided the increase is not within 180 days of the last increase.For a fixed-term tenancy, landlords can only increase rent if there is a provision to do so in the fixed-term tenancy agreement.Landlords must give the notice to increase the rentA landlor...

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Getting the Best Tenant

How does a tenant apply for my property?We always ask that the prospective tenant fills in an application form, signing giving permission for us to check the information provided.What if an applicant contacts me?If by the unlikely chance a prospective tenant contacts you to discuss their application, or in fact ask questions regarding the...

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Maximizing Your Rent

How do you determine the best rent for my property? We always strive to get you the maximum rent possible; however, we also must keep in mind the current market when setting the weekly rental rate, in order to get your property tenanted as soon as possible. To do this, we consider these factors: Demand- Is there a high or low demand...

Monday, May 7, 2018

Prospective Tenants- What Do They Look For?

Getting a great tenant is the goal of every property investor. But how do you attract a great tenant? There are many things a prospective tenant looks for in a rental property and getting these aspects right when purchasing an investment property increases your chances of getting a great tenant fast! Tip One Location, Location,...

Monday, April 30, 2018

Four Types of Property Maintenance With Property Management Specialists

“Repairs and maintenance” is often used as an umbrella term for anything that needs doing to a property, but there are actually four quite different categories involved, all of which should be regularly considered. To begin with, repairs. These are a reactive response to something going wrong, and examples include a blocked p...

Monday, February 12, 2018

Careful Tenant Selection

Managing your own property can be quite daunting and can carry the constant fear of getting ‘the tenant from hell!’ We have put together some tips to help you look out for specific warning signs and teach you some ‘tricks’ bad tenants play on landlords to enable them to rent property. Human Nature- Face Value...

Monday, February 12, 2018

Keys to Enhancing the Street Appeal of your Property

Landlords can sometimes miss the power of first impressions. The first impression is everything- it is the one that will impact the prospective tenant the most! When a prospective tenant drives by to view your property for the first time, it must be looking the best it possibly can. The Front Garden- What you see from the roadsi...

Monday, February 12, 2018

Getting Property Management Right!

Managing a tenancy is not for the unwary! It would be great to take a prospective tenant on face value, receive the rent on time without question, have the property well cared for all of the time and all expectations met. But we know that is not reality! Tenant Selection- Human nature is very predictable! The one thing you can r...

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