Articles tagged with: fair wear and tear

What are the end of tenancy cleaning requirements?

on Monday, 27 April 2015. Posted in LettingWorx Property Rentals

What is the tenant’s responsibility when moving out in terms of cleaning and maintenance? Of course the golden rule is, repair any damage and leave the property as you would like find it. Also a thorough ‘spring clean’ is required at end of tenancy and this takes planning and work, so here is a checklist to help you comply.

Landlords Responsibilities for Property Repairs and Maintenance

on Sunday, 09 March 2014. Posted in LettingWorx Property Rentals

What is the Landlords responsibility for Property Maintenance?

To be clear on landlords responsibilities for repairs and maintenance of rental properties – owners often ask why they should repair something like a broken lock, alarm contact, or auto gate not opening, when “the tenant is the one living there”. The simple answer comes down to, tenants can generally only be held liable for repairs/replacement in the property if the damage was caused by the tenant actions, or ...

What is Fair Wear and Tear on rented property?

on Sunday, 28 October 2012. Posted in LettingWorx Property Rentals

What constitutes Fair Wear & Tear in rented property?

The question of fair wear and tear on a rental property and what damages a landlord can deduct from a tenant's deposit .... one could write reams on this topic - the subject I'm sure of many a heated debate between landlord and tenant.

Basically fair wear and tear is seen as damage or loss to an item at the rented property which happens as a result of ordinary use and exposure over time.  

So what damages can a Landlord charge for ... ?


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