Homemaker Properties understands that property rentals is a two way street and although we are in the business of being an intermediary, we find it is useful to have a set of ground rules. You have BOTH rights and responsibilities if you’re a tenant in privately rented property and it helps make everyones life easier if both parties make a commitment to understand these things. Here is our guide for tenants to understand their role in the rental experience.
As a tenant, you have the right to:
If you don’t know who your landlord is, ask us and we will let you know.
When you start a new tenancy, Homemaker Properties will give you the relevant paperwork to keep for your information.
You must give your landlord access to the property to inspect it or carry out repairs. Your landlord has to give you at least 24 hours’ notice and visit at a reasonable time of day, unless it’s an emergency and they need immediate access.
You must also:
Your landlord has the right to take legal action to evict you if you don’t meet your responsibilities as agreed in the contract.
It rarely comes to this and we are here to ensure that everyone is happy and amicable.
Please get in touch with us if you have any questions and we’ll be happy to help.