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5 things to know about Tenancy agreement as a Tenant

June 25, 2024

5 things to know about Tenancy agreement as a Tenant

As a tenant in Ghana, it’s essential to comprehend the intricacies of your tenancy agreement to avoid potential disputes and ensure a harmonious landlord-tenant relationship.

At ZeaHomes, we prioritize our clients’ well-being and want to empower you with knowledge.

Let’s delve into the five crucial aspects of tenancy agreements that every Ghanaian tenant must know.

1. Parties Involved: Clarity is Key:

Your tenancy agreement should clearly outline the contract between you (the tenant) and the landlord, including names and contact information. Ensure both parties’ details are accurate to avoid confusion. Clearly identify both parties by name and contact information.

2. Property Details: Know What You’re Renting.

The agreement should specify the property’s address, unit number (if applicable), and unique features. Be aware of the property’s condition before moving in to avoid potential disputes. Be aware of the property’s condition before moving in.

3. Tenancy Period and Renewal Option: Plan Ahead.

Understand the lease duration (e.g., 1 year, 2 years) and check if there’s an option to renew the lease after the initial period. This will help you plan your stay and make informed decisions.

4. Responsibilities: Landlord vs. Tenant.

Familiarize yourself with the responsibilities of both parties: – Landlord’s Responsibilities: Maintenance, repairs, habitable conditions, and safety regulations. – Tenant’s Responsibilities: Paying rent on time, keeping the property clean, reporting damages promptly, and adhering to house rules.

5. House Rules and Regulations: Know the Fine Print.

The agreement may include rules related to pets, subletting, noise levels, alterations, and parking arrangements. Remember, signing the agreement means you agree to follow these rules and fulfill your responsibilities.

Before signing, always read and understand the contents of your tenancy agreement. If you need guidance or a sample agreement, refer to our resources or consult with ZeaHomes’ experts.

At ZeaHomes, we prioritize our clients’ satisfaction and well-being. Contact us today to find your dream home and let us guide you through the tenancy process with ease!

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