You will always have at least one week’s notice before a property inspection. The first inspection will take place within the first 6-8 weeks after you move in. If there are no issues, future inspections will be conducted every 6 months. If there’s a problem, Jane can talk you through what you need to do to resolve it and you will have 2-4 weeks to rectify the issue.
Urgent repairs can be requested by phone and will be attended to as a priority.
The law allows us to attend to urgent repairs without consulting the landlord. Under the Residential Tenancies Act 1997, urgent repairs include:
Non-urgent repairs and maintenance requests can be made at any time.
It’s understandable that you want to make sure you’ll get it all back when you’re ready to move on. Most of the time you needn’t worry. There are really only three reasons why a bond or part of your bond might not be refunded. All of them are avoidable.
When the time comes to move out, you will need to give notice as per the terms of your tenancy agreement. The length of notice required depends on your circumstances.
Whatever your circumstances, you’ll need to complete and return a tenant vacating form.
If you need to vacate prior to the expiration of the residential tenancy agreement, you will need to pay a break fee. This is equal to:
The above break fees do not apply to existing agreements – only those entered into on and after 23 March 2020. All agreements entered into prior to this time remain at