Preparing your property

Listing your rental property

We strive to make the process of renting out your property with us simple, efficient and stress-free ensuring that your property is well presented and compliant to attract good quality tenants.

If you’re ready to list your property for rent or looking to switch your property management, go here to learn how uncomplicated the process is or call our office on 08 9301 1111 for a no obligation chat.

 

Preparing your property for rent

Below is a checklist for preparing your property for the rental market, standard things and a few tips from the Benchmark team.

  • Have premises thoroughly cleaned including carpets, windows, window tracks, screens, and window treatments (we can recommend contractors upon request).
  • Assure your property is compliant with two RCD’s and adequate number of hard-wired smoke detectors.
  • Have lawns mowed and edged, and reticulation sprinklers in good working order.
  • Have the property fumigated if pets were residing at the property.
  • Have garden beds weeded and well presented.
  • Have air conditioning units serviced and filters cleaned.
  • Remove all personal belongings.
  • Leave rubbish bins emptied.

And don’t forget to

  • Notify the Post Office of your forwarding address and redirect subscriptions.
  • Advise friends and family of your new forwarding address.
  • Advise insurance companies of tenant’s possession.
  • Advise your telephone, gas, electricity, and internet providers.

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