Maintenance and division of costs during the rental period

Common Property Management Maintenance Problems How You Can Prevent ThemOften it is still unclear which tasks and costs are for the owner's responsibility and which for the tenant. Underneath articles from the General Terms and Conditions will help you.

Lessee is deemed accountable for carrying out the following maintenance and for the following costs:

  1. the subscription to, fixed charges for, connection and consumption of electricity, gas, water, including water-heaters (if any);
  2. the connection and subscription for the telephone;
  3. subscription charges for cable television;
  4. the connection and subscription   of internet;
  5. the subscription for an alarm system (if any);
  6. the charges for security service (if any);
  7. minor repairs according to local regulations, see Guidelines on Minor Repairs
  8. maintenance of the garden, if applicable;
  9. the thorough cleaning of the premises — including dry cleaning and other such activities as needed — on or immediately before the termination date of the tenancy agreement;
  10. all taxes and fees that are assessed by the government to the lessee such as garbage collection and water board levies;
  11. damage to glass on the premises;
  12. property insurance for the personal property of the lessee.

 

Lessor is deemed accountable for carrying out the following maintenance and for the following costs:

  1. annual maintenance of the central heating system in the house of apartment, cleaning of geysers and boilers (to be carried out by a certified installation engineer), the sweeping of chimneys and the cleaning of gutters and rain-water drains;
  2. defects in or on the premises, including defects to and/or replacement of equipment and appliances delivered with the premises;
  3. major garden maintenance;
  4. provision of at least one connection for cable television and radio, and telephone;
  5. real estate tax assessed on the property owner;
  6. other applicable real estate fees such as ground lease payment, water authority fees, environmental taxes, etc, where such are registered in the name of the lessor;
  7. building insurance, property insurance for lessor’s property in present on the premises as well as a homeowner’s third party liability insurance policy;
  8. the thorough cleaning of the premises — including dry cleaning and other such activities as needed — immediately prior to the commencement date of the tenancy agreement

 

 

 

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