PREPARING YOUR PROPERTY

 

LEGISLATION & COMPLIANCE

SMOKE ALARMS & RCD’S

The installation of mains powered smoke alarms and at least two residual current devices is mandatory for all residential homes within Western Australia. Mains powered smoke alarms & at least two RCD’s (protecting all power and lighting circuits) are required to be fitted before offering the property for lease.

MINIMUM SECURITY REQUIREMENTS

The lessor is responsible for the property having a minimum level of security in place.

The minimum security relates to door locks (eg deadbolts/deadlocks on all external doors), and requirements for window locks and exterior lights.

BLINDS & CORDS

It is essential that Owners ensure blind/curtain cords or chains on their rental premises are safe for children. Under law, a Owner has a duty of care to tenants, as well as anyone the tenant invites into the property, and must ensure the premises are safe to live in. If a child dies or is injured on the rental premises as a result of a blind/curtain cord or chain injury, the landlord may be sued for negligence. Even if the tenants do not have children, a court could consider that it was reasonably foreseeable that the tenants may have children visiting the home from time to time.

LANDLORD INSURANCE

Landlord insurance covers you for tenant-related losses. Things like loss of rent due to a tenant breaking their lease or being evicted, or damage caused to your contents by tenants, like drink spills on carpets. Other insurance may not cover these events, and very often, the bond won’t be enough to cover the associated costs.

SWIMMING POOL

There are specific laws in WA that mandate the installation of a safety barrier/fence to enclose private swimming and spa pools. The laws are intended to protect the safety of young children by restricting their access to the area containing the swimming or spa pool.

TESTIMONIALS

Selling my property in a challenging environment

We are thankful for selling my Gosnells property in a challenging environmentYou were outstanding and very professional in your packaging and salesmanship. I will definitely recommend you with no hesitation to anyone selling a property. Once again, thank you very much. Take care,

V & L Nayagar

As a prospective buyer, we were extremely impressed

As a prospective buyer, we were extremely impressed with Gavin’s level of service. He demonstrated knowledge of the property and the market and worked diligently for both parties throughout the sales process. In particular, Gavin was always accessible and accommodated our enquiries, which made for a streamlined purchase. 

Adam and Fiona, Wembley

No need to make any changes

Gavin was very professional, polite, helpful and a good negotiator. No need to make any changes, I would fully recommend this service to sell your house provided by Gavin. 

Natalya, Landsdale

One of the best things about Gavin

Gavin was great to deal with, he got things done, made sure that our concerns were met before settlement and that settlement was on time. One of the best things was the way he handled communication between us and the Sellers. We really appreciated his efforts! 

Shelby and Alex, South Guildford

Personable, professional and sincere

Highly professional, thorough and responded to queries promptly. Gavin offers a personable, professional and sincere service. We would definitely recommend you to anyone we know looking to buy or sell their home. 

Ian & Vonda, Kallaroo

Exceptional customer service skills

No need for improvement! Gavin has exceptional customer service skills. He is very easy to understand and isn’t afraid to get straight to the point. With his willingness to go above and beyond, any client of Gavin’s will undoubtedly get the best result (buying or selling) and walk away very happy.  

Mik and Natasha, Noranda

I was very comfortable leaving my property in his hands

The entire process was managed so well by Gavin. He always kept me up to date with what was going on and made it much less stressful than it could have been.  Gavin offers a very personalised service. He goes above and beyond to get the job done and make it hassle free. I was very comfortable leaving my property in his hands.   

Lesley, Ballajura

Appreciate your professionalism and high standards

Dear Anne-Marie, Many thanks for your help in purchasing my home. I appreciate your professionalism and high standards. We are looking forward to many years of happiness as a family in Tuart Hill.

E Kingwell

Cancer Council WA

Dear Jamie Thank you hosting your Biggest Morning Tea and making a real difference to the lives of people living with cancer. Your money will ensure that as Western Australia’s leading, independent, evidence based cancer organisation, we will continue to fight every cancer from every angle.

Sarah Wiley Cancer Council WA

 

Always prompt and pleasant to deal with

Always prompt to reply and pleasant to deal with you. Upfront and knowledgeable.

Nicky Eddy

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  • 966 Albany Highway,
  • East Victoria Park, WA 6101
  •   (08) 9262 0400
  •   (08) 9262 0411
  •   reception@empireestateagents.com
  • Tenant weekend emergency number:
  • 0433 666 133
  • Licensee: Jackson Properties Pty Ltd
  • Principal: Jamie Horner

 

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