Reader Question

“I’m looking to put my investment property up for lease. What keys must be supplied to my tenant?” – NSW tenant

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We asked managing director at Real Property Manager, John Gilmovich for his advice:

John said the landlord is obliged to provide all keys and security devices such as security swipes and remote controls for any locks or doors which come with the property.

“If it is a strata property, all common area keys and security tags must be provided to access areas such as swimming pools and gyms,” he said.

“Each tenant nominated on the tenancy agreement should receive 1 x full set of keys.”

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John Gilmovich
John Gilmovich
Founder, Director and Senior Property Manager at | john@realpropertymanager.com.au

John Gilmovich is the Founder, Director and Senior Property Manager for Real Property Manager Pty Ltd in Five Dock, Sydney. An independent mobile agency with a purpose to provide personalised property management services to the Sydney property investor community, Real Property Manager is powered by a new innovative property management disruptor- Rent360. John has almost three decades of industry experience and is highly skilled in rental property management and property investing.