Tenant Information

Looking For A Property?
At Living Here South Yarra we are dedicated to matching tenants to the right property. Our current list of properties available for lease are displayed on our website. If you would like to receive regular updates of rental properties that are available please email your details to reception.southyarra@livinghere.com.au 

Found A Property?
Once you have found a property you need to complete our Tenancy Application Form. You can hand deliver, email or fax the application to the office, be sure to include 100 points of identification and proof of income. Provided we have received all necessary information your application will be processed within 2 business days.

Once You Have Been Approved For A Property
Within 24 hours of approval the following needs to occur:

  • The lease agreement needs to be signed by all parties;
  • The bond needs to be paid. This must be an EFT to Living Here South Yarra or bank cheque/money order made out to the Residential Tenancies Bond Authority (RTBA) for the amount of one calendar’s month rent;
  • The first calendar month’s rental.

Rent Payment
Rental payments can be made via our direct debit Payment Gateway System. If this is the desired method of payment, the direct debit form needs to be completed in full upon signing of the lease agreement. If you wish to make other arrangements for rental payments please discuss with the Property Manager.

Utility Connection
Living Here South Yarra engage in the connection services of My Connect. My Connect take the pain and frustrations out of moving homes. We understand that moving homes can be a stressful experience. My Connect help our customers by connecting their electricity, gas, water, telephone and internet services in one easy phone call. The best thing about the services is that they are absolutely FREE! Your Property Manager can arrange this service for you when you sign the lease agreement.

Condition Report
The Condition Report is given to you on the day you move into the property. This report is an important written record of the condition of the premises which needs to be completed comprehensively. The condition report must be signed and returned to the office within 3 business days of moving in.

Repairs & Maintenance
We require all repairs and maintenance requests in writing via our Maintenance Request Form or in the form of email. If under the Residential Tenancies Act the repair is classified as urgent, the matter can be reported directly to the office on (03) 9826 1399. It is highly recommended that you also report the urgent repair in writing.

Contents Insurance
We advise all tenants to insure their own contents as they are not covered under the Lessor’s policies.

Routine Inspections
For a new tenancy the 1st routine inspection is conducted at 3 months, then occur every 6 months thereafter. You will be notified within 7 days of the scheduled inspection, if you are not present we will access the property with the office set of keys.

Vacating Your Rental Property
If you intend to vacate property this must be given in writing, please complete the Intention To Vacate.

For further details regarding tenant information please contact us 03 9826 1399 or email reception.southyarra@livinghere.com.au 

Important Forms for Tenants

Tenancy Application Form

Direct Debit Form

Renting a home a guide for tenants