Renting a property
1. Choosing a real estate agent
A real estate agent can help you with selecting a property so that the price and quality correspond with the current situation and the market, while also meeting your requirements. An agent arranges tours of properties, checks all contractual documents with the help of the RE/MAX legal department and assists in inspecting or taking over properties, in order to preserve your interests as best as possible.
2. Selecting a property
The real estate agent enters your requirements into the RE/MAX system. Thanks to this, your enquiry is compared with the current offer on a daily basis and you will receive properties that match your requirements by email. You can select the one that best meets your requirements and your financial means.
3. Tour of your selected property
The real estate agent will arrange a tour of the property which has captured your attention, and will also find all of the information available not only regarding your property but the surroundings as well. Moreover, your agent will evaluate whether or not the rent corresponds to the condition of the property and the current offer on the market.
4. Negotiating conditions
Agreement with the lessor includes conditions of rent – thereby the price and duration, or any restrictions related to renting, billing advance payments etc. Normally rent is agreed to for a fixed 1 year term with the option of extension..
5. Lease agreement
Your agent will ensure a lease agreement is prepared, which treats the conditions of the contractual relationship.
6. Taking over the property
When taking over the property, the agent or property owner shall render a Transfer Protocol for signing, which will include the state of and insufficiencies in amenities or furnishings, the status of power meters (mainly hot and cold water, electricity, gas).
7. Service fees
The owner or administrator of the property is normally billed a deposit for services according to real consumer prices and the surplus payment or surcharge payment will be billed to you, as the lessee.
8. Lease agreement renewal
A lease agreement is most commonly concluded for a fixed term. Once this period has elapsed, it is normally possible to renew the lease agreement for another period, provided both parties inform each other in writing and agree to the conditions.