At Henry Wiltshire we understand the importance of finding a home that meets all your requirements. Once we have discussed what you are looking for we will endeavour to find a property that suits your needs. If we do not have any properties to meet your requirements at the time of enquiry, we will take your contact details and inform you as soon as a suitable property becomes available.
1. What is a tenancy agreement?
A tenancy agreement is a legal binding document between a landlord and tenant outlining the terms and conditions of the rental to include the rent, lease term, special conditions and the landlord and tenants responsibilities.
2. What fees do I have to pay upfront?
To secure the property you will be required to pay a holding deposit of e300. The balance of the required security deposit and the first months’ rent is then payable on the move in date.
3. Do I have to supply references?
Yes, each tenant who will be residing in the property must provide one work reference and one previous landlord reference. A recent bank statement is also required to show proof of funds together with ID and proof of PPS numbers. Character references and Accountants references any also be required in the event of self-employment.
4. What are my responsibilities as a tenant?
The tenancy agreement will outline all the tenant’s responsibilities. In general, it is the Tenant’s responsibility to ensure the property is maintained in good order and that the rent is paid on time each month.
5. How do I pay my rent?
Rent is paid by standing order at the frequency detailed in your tenancy agreement. You will be provided with all the necessary details for you to set up your rental payments.
6. What other costs are involved in renting a property?
The tenant is liable for all utility bills during the tenancy i.e. gas, water, electricity, oil, cable television etc. Please note it is the tenants responsibility to insure their own possessions.
7. What do I have to do at the end of my contract?
If you wish to extend your tenancy agreement you must make the Landlord/Agent aware and they will arrange for a renewal agreement to be drawn up. Should you wish to vacate the property you must provide the Landlord with the sufficient notice in writing. Notice periods for vacating a property are available on www.rtb.ie
8. How do I get my deposit back?
After a final check out has taken place and the Landlord/Agent is satisfied with the condition of the property, your deposit will be refunded within 7-14 days. You cannot use your deposit against any rent outstanding/arrears.