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Vacating Tenant Check List & Handy Hints

As the tenant you are responsible to leave your rental property in the same condition it was in when you moved in, fair wear and tear expected.

  •   Intention to leave notice to GPR written notice

  •   Professional carpet cleaning booked.

  •   Please ensure you have arranged/booked carpet cleaners prior to your vacate day.

  •   Pest control – if you have had pets at the property you are responsible to have flea control/spray done on vacating, again please ensure you have booked professional pest control prior to your vacate day.

  •   Hard floors – final mop                 

  •   Hand basins, toilets, showers/baths cleaned and dry

  •   Inside all cupboards and drawers                 

  •   Venetian/ vertical blinds

  •   Lawns, edges and gardens (weeded) (mulched if required)

  •   Hoses rolled or hung

  •   Wheelie bins empty and washed out

  •   Stove, griller and oven cleaned thoroughly

  •   Ceiling fans, exhaust fans and air conditioning vents cleaned                 

  •   Light shades and fittings cleaned

Some common forgotten spots...

  •   Window ledges, skirting boards and kick boards. Inside bathroom vanity drawers and cupboards.

  •   Inside kitchen drawers and cupboards.

  •   Garage floors and cobwebs, garden sheds – swept out oven and griller

  •   Exhaust fans

  •   All final rubbish removal

  •   Have all keys collected & together 

As the tenant you are responsible to pay rent until your keys are handed in to us and the property is ready for final inspection. If the property is not satisfactory upon inspection you are responsible to pay rent until such time as you have it ready. 

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