Of paramount importance to us is selecting the ideal tenant for your investment. Choosing the preferred tenant has obvious benefits, such as…
To achieve these attributes in a tenant The Rental Agency completes the following procedures before submitting an applicant….
Our Residential Tenancy Agreement (The lease) fully complies with the Residential Tenancy Act 1995. All our tenants must enter a formal lease approved by the Real Estate Institute of South Australia (REISA), which clearly states the rights and obligations of both the tenant and property owner.
A condition and inventory report is prepared by The Rental Agency supported by images. We provide a copy of the condition report to all new tenants upon signing the lease agreement.
On signing a lease, the tenant pays two weeks rent in advance and bond. The Rental Agency will then lodge the bond with the Residential Tenancies Bonds Online portal. Where it is held in trust on the landlords’ behalf.
Minimising potential rent arrears is of our utmost priority.
We achieve this by…
If rent arrears occur…
The Rental Agency operates a computerised Trust Account System. We offer you flexible payment options in the administration of your funds. A statement is prepared at the end of each month…
Your statement will consist of the following:
We pay our property owners on a monthly basis by electronic funds transfer that go directly into your nominated account.
We can if you require, pay accounts such as Council rates, Land tax, Insurance premiums, and body corporate levies.
At the end of each financial year a statement of full income and expenditure for the year is provided, which will save your accountant or yourself a considerable amount of time in preparing your income tax return.
The Rental Agencies property inspections are carried out as follows…
After each formal inspection, a comprehensive written report is forwarded which includes….
We use several marketing strategies to allow usto reach as many potential applicants as possible. These are:
At every stage we aim to provide feedback and keep you up to date with all necessary details, we understand your property is of great value to you, we will look after it as if it’s our own investment.
First impressions are the most important, well maintained properties attract quality tenants.
It is The Rental Agency’s policy to contact our valued property owners on all repairs and maintenance matters, no matter how small the job may appear. It is another example of commitment to keep you informed on all matters regarding your property.
At The Rental Agency we are happy to liaise with your own trades people in maintaining your property, or you may like to use our recommended qualified, licenced and fully insured tradespeople.
The Rental Agency strongly recommends our valued clients consider insurance through a Landlords Insurance Policy to cover any loss of rent.
Terry Scheer are specialised in landlord insurance since 1995, protecting contents such as carpets, curtains, and light fittings, along with malicious damage and liability, including loss of rent.
The Rental Agency advises our clients to organise this form of cover as soon as possible, as there is a liability risk the moment your investment property is presented for inspection.
For a personal and professional service, contact Terri Scheer on 1800 804 016. Or we can assist by applying for Terry Scheer insurance on your behalf.