How often will The Property Masters carry out inspections?
As per the Residential Tenanct Act 1987, there can be no more than 4 inspection per year. These are normally carried out every quarter with an initial inspection carried out 6 weeks from the beginning of the tenancy. We will always provide you with an email and written letter at least 14 days prior to the inspection. While you can choose to be there, but it’s not necessary. We will ue the spare keys in the office to access the property and provide you with a copy of the inspection report.
What penalties will I incur should I break my lease agreement early?
You’ll be responsible for continuing to pay rent until a new tenant can be found. You will also be responsible for paying a re-letting fee (the equivalent of one week’s rent) and any other related expenses such as advertising.
How long will it take to process my application?
In most cases we will process your application within 48 hours.
How much do I have to pay up front?
You will be required to pay a Secuirty Bond equilavent to 4 weeks rent which will be sent to the Bonds Administrator. You are also required to pay 2 weeks rent in advance. This can be paid via Bank Cheque for the whole amount.
How can I pay my rent?
You pay by direct debit. Alternative arrangements can be made if this isn’t possible.
Can I have a pet?
In most cases, pets are considered on application. It’s important to consider the suitability of each pet on a case-by-case basis as obviously some pets are more compatible with certain types of properties. Ultimately, the property owner will have the final say as to whether or not your application will be approved with your pets.
Can another person move in with me?
You must seek permission to add people to your lease. Additional tenants will have to complete our application process and sign onto the lease. We may refuse your request if the property is unsuitable for an additional person, or the person you are proposing does not meet our eligibility criteria