Properties for lease
Why lease through Listed Estate Agents?
We have a tried and tested method which results in us leasing properties more quickly than any other agency in the northern suburbs. We have a team working on leasing always in all ways. This is because we believe properties don’t need to sit vacant and that they will only do so if an agency lets them. We won’t let them.
Must-Know Tips for Tenants
Don’t wait until the last minute to start looking for a rental property. Good rental properties are leased quickly.
Seek answers to any and all questions you have to ensure the property and the conditions of the rental agreement are suitable for you.
Check the property before you move in and take pictures as evidence of the condition of the property when you moved in.
Ensure that you can comfortably afford the rent by calculating your costs, including utilities and other living expenses.
Be aware of your rights as a tenant and know when it is appropriate to request repairs or maintenance from your landlord or property manager.
Keep open lines of communication with your landlord or property manager to avoid any surprises or misunderstandings.
Get an idea of how long you wish to stay in the rental property. Be aware of the minimum lease period, and make sure you’re given correct information about the terms.
Read the Contract
Read all rental agreements carefully and understand the terms and conditions of the lease.
There is usually an administrative process involved with applying to rent. Ensure that you are patient and follow through with administrative tasks promptly.
Be courteous to your landlord or property manager and ensure that you make rent payments on time and use the property the way it is intended to be used.
How long can a lease agreement last?
A lease agreement in Australia can last a minimum period of 6 months or as long as the tenant and landlord agree. However, regardless of the length of the lease, there are certain terms and conditions that must be met in order for it to be legally binding.
What happens if a tenant is in breach of their lease agreement?
If a tenant breaches the terms of their lease agreement, such as by not paying rent, the landlord is within their rights to take the tenant to court. The court will decide the outcome and, depending on the violation may require the tenant to pay a fine or be evicted from the property.
What happens if a landlord is in breach of a lease agreement?
If a landlord breaches the terms of their lease agreement, such as by not properly maintaining the property or not providing agreed-upon services, the tenant may be within their rights to take the landlord to court. The court will decide the outcome, and depending on the violation, the landlord may be required to pay a fine or be held liable for damages.
How long does a tenant have to vacate a property?
The lease agreement will stipulate the length of notice that must be given by the tenant before vacating the property. This should be checked and respected by all parties.
What happens if a tenant or landlord wants to end a lease agreement early?
Early termination of a lease agreement requires the written approval of both the tenant and landlord. The tenant must provide the landlord with the necessary notice and evidence of their intention to vacate the property. The landlord must approve of the termination in writing. The parties may also need to agree to compensation for any losses caused by the early termination.