Tenants should understand their responsibilities in relation to the property they are renting as it might impact their bond.
Did you know … The tenant’s responsibilities during the tenancy period are :
- The tenant must fully comply with all the conditions as set out in the Tenancy Agreement.
- The use of the property is for residential purposes only.
- The rent must be paid on time and directly into Active Property Management’s bank account.
- Inform the Active Property Management of any damage as soon as possible.
- If the tenant damages the property, any repair will be for his account.
- The tenant must allow the Active Property Management team reasonable access to the property.
- The tenant must keep the property and gardens tidy and up to a reasonable standard of cleanliness.
- The tenant is responsible for replacing batteries in smoke alarms every 6 months unless a fire alarm unit with a 10-year battery life is fitted.
- Active Property Management needs to be advised as soon as possible if there are any problems with the smoke alarms.
- The tenant should meet the requirements detailed in the Vacating Guidelines section at the end of their tenancy.
As a tenant when you sign a tenancy agreement … The tenant should ensure that the following DOES NOT OCCUR as they will be liable for the cost to repair the damage:
- Make any alterations to the property without the prior approval of Active Property Management’s team.
- Damage the property or allow others to damage the property.
- Apply stickers or decals to the walls.
- Damage, remove or disconnect any chattels or fixtures.
- Damage, tamper with or remove smoke alarms.
- Refuse entry to the property when Active Property Management are entitled to do so.
- Use the property for any unlawful activities, or allow others to use the property for unlawful activities.
- The tenant should observe the local council’s guidelines for noise control and thus not cause excessive noise that interfere with the neighbours’ peace and quiet.
- The tenant should not sublet any part of the property.