Providing your tenant with notice for entry ensures privacy and the right to quiet enjoyment of their home, but what is the correct kind of notice to issue?
Ideally, a routine inspection should be respectful and achieve the goal in checking to see if the property is being looked after.
A routine inspection is for the property manager/owner to check in on the property as well as for the tenant to indicate any maintenance issues or concerns. However, it’s potentially a source of frustration for both parties, but here’s how both can make things run smoothly.
It’s a good idea to market a property rental early so a tenant is ready to move in shortly after the current one vacates. However, photographing a tenanted rental is not as simple as dropping in to take a few shots.
Once a tenancy ends and the residents have vacated, a Landlord/Property Manager should conduct a thorough inspection of property to see what needs to be taken care of before the start of the next tenancy. Also, this should help in finding issues that the previous tenant should be responsible for.
As Landlord/Property Manager, you’re always responsible for emergency repairs, but what’s the best way to proceed to avoid further issues? Here are a few tips to remember.
Preparing your rental property for the start of a new tenancy includes making sure appliances are not only functioning, but that they’re working well. This ensures a safety, comfort and ease of mind for both Tenant and Landlord/Property Manager. Here’s how you can test common household appliances to see if they’re in good working condition.
Taking photographs of a property rental for an inspection means more than just making sure you’re taking clear, well-lit photos of every area of the property. In fact, there are laws a property manager must follow, particularly when the property rental includes the tenant’s personal possessions. Here’s how you can be thorough while still following the best practice according to state legislation.
Don’t be a negligent Landlord/Property Manager and make sure your entry and exit inspection reports are as comprehensive as possible. The Residential Tenancies and Rooming Accommodation Act indicates these reports as essential in compliance with legislative requirements, but they can also be a valuable risk management tool for any disputes that may arise regarding the condition of your property.
When advertising your property for rent, you not only post pictures online, people are going to want to have a look at the property in person to be able to get a good feel of the property for them to have an accurate assessment. Read more
A lot of owners are interstate or overseas and need to travel if they would like to view their investment property. Below is a list of of questions that investors often ask: Read more