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Can a property owner hang around the house that we’re renting from them if the property is leased through an agent? What is the tenant’s quiet enjoyment right?”

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 opinion on this question:

“The short answer is no,” Madeleine said.

“Whether the property is rented privately or through an agent, the same rights to quiet enjoyment apply.”

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“There are requirements around access to the premises for various reasons that must be complied with at all times. You can request orders in the form of compensation or right of entry if these are breached.”

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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.