Standards & Entry Conditions Report

STANDARDS – Whilst market trends vary, there are often times when there are more homes available to rent than there are tenants.  At these times tenants are able to pick and choose from a number of homes and those that have been attractively presented in most cases are the winners. Give your home the leading edge –  Prior to any formal marketing of the home commencing, attend to any unkempt gardens, dirty walls, poorly hung curtains or any areas that look stale and tired. Not only will this assist in reducing vacancy rates, it will maintain the rent your home can achieve but most importantly will determine the quality of your tenant and their overall attitude to your home.

ENTRY CONDITIONS REPORTS – Prior to the tenant taking occupation of the home we conduct a very thorough written report on the overall condition of the home. This report can be challenged by the tenant, so honesty and accuracy are important. Any damage to the premises such as marks, stains etc. must be noted as well as the cleanliness of the home. Every area must be looked at including:

window and tracks, blinds and curtains, stoves, range hoods  and filters, dishwashers, walls,  showers, toilets,  inside and outside of cupboards and drawers, wheelie bins, gardens, tops of door frames, ceiling fans, aircon filters etc.

It is therefore critical that your home is handed to us in the cleanest condition it can be in. Should we have to record any area of the home as being dirty even if only slightly so, we have no recourse against the tenant at the end of the tenancy if they have left the same area dirtier. The Residential Tenancies & Rooming Accommodation Act does not make provision for degrees of dirt. (refer red sheet enclosed)