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INFORMATION FOR OUR TENANT

OFFICE HOURS

Monday to Thursday 9.00am - 5.00pm
Friday 9.00am - 1.00pm
Saturday and Sunday closed

PAYING YOUR RENT

You may pay your rent by the following means:

Direct Debit

NO CASH ACCEPTED

RENTAL BOND

This is 4 weeks rent and is paid at the beginning of your tenancy. You are to have a Bank Cheque or Postal Money Order made out to the Office of Fair Trading for this amount. This bond is held for the duration of your tenancy and is held as security against damage, undue wear and tear and on final inspection, depending if the property is left in good condition and you have no monies owing, your bond will be promptly refunded to you.

CONDITION REPORT

Before you begin your tenancy with , we do a detailed inspection of the property and a condition report is done at the same time, of which the tenant gets a copy and has 7 days to return a signed copy back to our office. You have the opportunity to agree or disagree with what the property manager has noted. You, the tenant, keep a copy for your records.

UTILITIES - TELEPHONE, GAS AND ELECTRICITY

When you move into your rental premises, it is your responsibility to have the meters read and the appropriate facility connected in your name.

For connection and disconnection you can use the free service that connects all your utilities through Connect Now or please call the following numbers:

Telephone Telstra 132 200
Electricity Energy Australia 131 535
AGL Gas and Electricty 131 245 
Elgas 131 161 (for refilling gas cylinders)

PERIODIC INSPECTIONS

Periodic inspections are carried out during the course of your tenancy and 7 days notice is given to the tenant. These inspections are to check that the property is being maintained and see what routine maintenance is required. Photographs will be taken at inspections and may be used in future marketing of the property.

INSURANCE

Because your contents and personal possessions are precious to you, we strongly recommend that you insure them against loss, damage and theft. The landlord or agent is not responsible for this.

REPAIRS AND MAINTENANCE

Report all repairs and maintenance to
Email to the following address  
Fax a maintenance repair form to
Fill in the Repairs Form on this website
For emergencies call (02) 9326 1792
or 

Electrical repairs:        Edgecliff Electrical                  Telephone: (02) 9519 6959

Plumbing repairs:        Shore Plumbing                      Telephone: 0433 875 815


YOU MUST NOT ORDER A TRADESPERSON YOURSELF

GARDENS AND LAWNS

As per your Lease Agreement, it is your responsibility to keep your gardens weeded, the lawns mowed and generally keep the house and grounds well presented.

VACATING YOUR PREMISES OR TERMINATING YOUR TENANCY AGREEMENT

If you are approaching the end of your lease agreement, however it has not as yet expired, you must give 14 days written notice. For further information visit NSW Fair Trading; www.fairtrading.nsw.gov.au

You must leave your premises in a clean and well-presented state and all keys are to be returned to Pty Limited. Your Property Manager will do a final inspection with you and providing that the above is adhered to and there are no outstanding monies owing, i.e. water and rent etc., your bond will be returned to you.