Know these Dos and Don’ts before moving in a rented house
Finding a rental house is difficult to a certain extent, but living in that rental accommodation peacefully by maintaining a healthy relationship between tenant and landlord is not easy. Being a tenant, you need to go through all the terms and conditions and follow them to maintain good terms with your landlord.
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Here's a list of a few things that will make your life a lot easier as a tenant and help you avoid issues.
Do's that will help you maintain good terms with the landlord
- Treat your rented home like your own house.
- Get acquainted with all the necessary things with the landlord related to the rental property before you move in.
- Clear all your doubts before you shift to your new house.
- Go through the rent agreement carefully and know all the terms and conditions written in it.
- Sign the rent agreement carefully only after reading.
- Make sure that you and your landlord are in mutual consent before signing the rent agreement.
- Notify the appropriate utility companies of your move into rented housing.
- At the time of moving out, return all keys in your possession.
- Let the owner check your rented accommodation before you finally leave the rented premises.
- Inform of the repairs that need to be done from owner's end.
- Ensure that you pay monthly rent on time.
- Make the payment online so that you can have a record.
- Know the background of your owner before shifting to your rented house.
Please don't do these things to avoid trouble
- Making late rent payment as this can affect your image and also increase your liability.
- Doing the things your landlord has forbidden you to do will make your relationship weak with the owner.
- Sign before reading the terms of the rental agreement.
- Holding the security money for no reason.
- Negotiating the rented
- Ask the owners frequently for problems, as this will irritate him.
- Be rude or aggressive while talking to the owner.
- Leave the rented premises without prior notice.
- Break the terms of the agreement without any specific reason.
- Create nuisance in the property and trouble your neighbours.
- Counting security deposit as monthly rent.
- Carry out any repair or decoration work without prior information to the landlord.
- Refuse to make the payment of additional work for that you have asked the assistance of landlord.
- Hand over the property to the owner as you received when you occupied the
- Subletting the rented premises without permission from the owner.
- Staying guests or visitors for a longer duration without informing the owner.