Tenancy terms and conditions: PLEASE ADVISE!

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Tenancy terms and conditions: PLEASE ADVISE!

Post by forever lover » Fri, 25 May 2012 8:13 am

Hi everybody

I am now negotiating the tenancy terms and conditions.

The condo is partially furnished, the landlord agreed to give more furniture if we increase 500$/month. We have no objection to this. let say we have to give 12,000$ more for 2 year rent.

The furniture to be provided more is:

- 4 beds + mattress
- sofa + coffee table
- 1 desk
- dining set

1/ However, there is only 1 TV for 4 bedroom, no dish-waher, no smoke detectors, fire extinguishers are provided. Is it practical here, that the TV, dishwasher, smoke detectors....are provided by the Landlord?
Or it will be accounted to our extra 12,000 budget?

I wonder why in such high rise buildings, there are no smoke detectors and fire extinguishers provided?

2/ After 2 year when tenancy terminated, the extra furniture will be given to the landlord benefit, but there is still the terms biding us of compensation for damage (if any) (except normal wear and tear).

Of course, we will try to keep everything in order, but I wonder the furniture is bought by our extra money, but we still have to pay for damage if any.

Please advise if it is normal practice in Singapore?

3/ Aircon maintenance: Is it practical here that the tenant must sign a aircon maintenance service contract for the landlord? I just want to know, if it's a practice here in Singapore, then we have no objection.

Please kindly advise. Many thanks

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Re: Tenancy terms and conditions: PLEASE ADVISE!

Post by sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 25 May 2012 10:06 am

forever lover wrote:Hi everybody

I am now negotiating the tenancy terms and conditions.

The condo is partially furnished, the landlord agreed to give more furniture if we increase 500$/month. We have no objection to this. let say we have to give 12,000$ more for 2 year rent.

The furniture to be provided more is:

- 4 beds + mattress
- sofa + coffee table
- 1 desk
- dining set

1/ However, there is only 1 TV for 4 bedroom, no dish-waher, no smoke detectors, fire extinguishers are provided. Is it practical here, that the TV, dishwasher, smoke detectors....are provided by the Landlord?
Or it will be accounted to our extra 12,000 budget?

You will get exactly what is listed on the T & A.

I wonder why in such high rise buildings, there are no smoke detectors and fire extinguishers provided?

Because there isn't a legal requirement to do so. If you want them, you will have to buy them and install them yourself. Additionally, you will have to remove them and repair any damages created by their installation before you leave or the refurbishment will be deducted from the deposit - regardless of whether or not you leave them in place.

2/ After 2 year when tenancy terminated, the extra furniture will be given to the landlord benefit, but there is still the terms biding us of compensation for damage (if any) (except normal wear and tear).

The extra furniture will not be given to the landlord. It's already his. You are just paying additional rent for a fully furnished unit.

Of course, we will try to keep everything in order, but I wonder the furniture is bought by our extra money, but we still have to pay for damage if any.

Your extra money is not buying the furniture. It is renting a furnished condo. Therefore, yes, you should have to pay for damages.

Please advise if it is normal practice in Singapore?

Yep.

3/ Aircon maintenance: Is it practical here that the tenant must sign a aircon maintenance service contract for the landlord? I just want to know, if it's a practice here in Singapore, then we have no objection.

Yep, it would be a wise idea, unless you want to pay to replace the entire aircon system when you leave due to lack of maintenance.

Please kindly advise. Many thanks
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Post by forever lover » Fri, 25 May 2012 1:50 pm

Well, I got it. Thank you for your detailed reply.

If it is a practice here then we have no choice.

Thank you

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