You make a check list of every possible item, starting from the entrance, scan the walls for holes and repair work, windows and frames, take a camera, and take pics of any likely faults, damage or stains, then scan the ceiling and light fittings be systematic. Next the floor before moving to the next room, until you have checked everything. Including any furniture for fair wear and tear, or damage .Do not leave anything unchecked, if it's a house do the outside, walls and garden. making notes of everything.momopeach wrote:I'm going to start looking for a place to stay. Is there anything I should look out for to protect myself? Do I need to draft a contract even if I'm just renting a room? Please share more information with me. Thank you.
See also http://www.singaporeexpats.com/forum/ftopic60579.html .momopeach wrote:Thank you very much people. Do keep the comments coming in.
Never heard of anybody preparing their own contracts in Sg -- surely your landlord can get you a copy of the previous tenancy agreement?Do I have to prepare a contract myself if there is no agent involve?
What are the information that has to be stated in the contract?
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