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Professionally cleaning a property before the start of a tenancy - The Advantages

Posted by Terence Stencel on Wednesday, September 26, 2012, In : Landlord Articles 


Even though there is no legal requirement to have a property professionally cleaned before a tenancy begins, it may be extremely helpful in the event of a dispute regarding cleanliness at the end of the tenancy.

What are the general benefits?

Firstly. Tenants are very happy to move into a new house or flat that has been well cleaned. It signifies that the property is being well looked after and the Landlord has a vested interest in looking after his tenants and keeping them happy. Nothing worse...
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What`s the deal with Appliance Instruction Manuals

Posted by Terence Stencel on Friday, August 3, 2012, In : Landlord Articles 
Including Instruction manuals in the initial inventory is necessary for a few reasons. These manuals may refer to electrical appliances, central heating and so on. Generally these manuals will also have the make and model number of the item visible.

Having them included ensures the landlord or agent is complying with electrical safety requirements. This also facilitates the moving in process, with the tenant being able to operate the equipment safely. Additionally, in the event of a dispute at...
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Why are appliance model names and numbers recorded on a property inventory report?

Posted by Terence Stencel on Monday, July 23, 2012, In : Landlord Articles 

Every property inventory report should have all the appliance model numbers and brands recorded.

There are three main reasons and advantages.

1.      1. You can use this information to assess that the same items are still there at the end of the tenancy .

2.      2. This information will also be used to assess liability (if any) and compensation required in the event that an item is damaged or missing.

3.      3. The property manager may be aware of the exact model appliance number if ...


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How can a Landlord fairly assess damages at the end of a tenancy?

Posted by Terence Stencel on Thursday, July 19, 2012, In : Landlord Articles 

The tenancy has ended and the check out report processed. You (The landlord), having viewed the report, see that the two of the bedroom walls in your property have been found with multiple sticker marks and extra picture hooks. In your tenancy agreement there was provision for the tenants to put up a maximum of 3 picture hooks per room. The walls were all newly decorated just before the tenants moved in. The tenants have put 4 picture hooks in one room, 9 in the other, and one of the bedroo...


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