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“My property manager has sent me a Notice to Remedy Breach. What does this mean and what do I need to do next?” Tenant, NSW

Feature agent: Madeleine Smith, New Client Relations Manager at Raine & Horne Terrigal – Avoca Beach.

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We asked Raine & Horne Terrigal – Avoca Beach New Client Relations Manager, Madeleine Smith for her advice.

Madeleine said receiving a Notice to Remedy breach means you have not complied with the terms of your Residential Tenancy Agreement.

“For example, you might receive a notice if your property was not reasonably clean upon inspection, or you have kept a pet without permission,” she said.

“The notice will specify what it is you need to do in order to comply, and by when you need to do it.”

Madeleine said it would be in your best interest to make arrangements to rectify the breach as soon as possible.

Once it’s sorted, (i.e. the cleaners have been through or your pet has been re-homed), contact your Property Manager to advise this has been done.

“Let them know it has been sorted in advance, so they can advise the landlord,” Madeleine said.

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Madeleine Smith
Madeleine Smith
Former Business Development Manager at LJ Hooker Gosford | [email protected]

Madeleine Smith was the Business Development Manager for LJ Hooker Gosford, Lisarow, and East Gosford on the Central Coast of New South Wales between 2015 and 2018. She won the LJ Hooker Top Business Development Property Investment Manager NSW/ACT 2017-18 and 2016-2017 awards. During her time at LJ Hooker Gosford, Madeleine also worked as the Senior Property Manager, maintaining a portfolio of 300+ properties, and as a Property Manager.