You will need to meet with the tenant to sign an agreement, provide printed factsheets, and complete a r Condition Report. Links and further explanation below.
We strongly recommend completing National Tenancy Database / TICA blacklist checks before approving any tenant (you can arrange this through PropertyNow).
In addition to checking tenancy blacklists, you should also consider checking the ACCR criminal court attendance database here. You can order full police background checks through PropertyNow, if you wish.
Most importantly, consider taking out Landlords Insurance – this covers you for theft, malicious damage, or loss of rent if the tenant stopping paying. There are many different providers so make sure to shop around – here’s 2 to get you started:
Lastly, for a general overview of tenancy information, forms and fact sheets. click here.
If you have any questions about leasing your property yourself in the ACT, please don’t hesitate to give us a call or email. We’d be happy to help!