How long is a long term rental contract?

FAQs, Rentals
The minimum period for a long term rental is 6 months, anything shorter would be considered a short term rental or winter rental (depending on the time of year, as a winter rental is between October and April). The normal for a long term rental contract is 1 year, although some owners do a renewable […]
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What do we need to sign a contract?

FAQs, Rentals
In order to sign a rental contract, we will need a photocopy of both the tenants and the owners identification, being valid DNI, Identification card, or passport. You will also need to pay the first months rent and the security deposit.
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Can a contract be renewed after 11 months?

FAQs, Rentals
A rental contract can be renewed after 11 months. Normally, 1 month before the end of the contract, this will be discussed between the owner and the tenant of the property to confirm the new conditions for the rental. Some tenants may wish to renew for a further 11 months, others may wish to renew […]
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Are utility bills included in the rental price?

FAQs, Rentals
It is very rare that utility bills are included within the rental price. The properties which do include bills will say so in the property description. The bills which will be paid by the tenants, will be electricity, water and gas (if gas is installed). Sometimes the owner will pay the water depending on whether […]
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Are pets allowed?

FAQs, Rentals
It is the owner who decides whether they want animals or not in the property. Please let us know when you are looking that you have pets, so we can suggest the properties which allow pet access. It is not recommended to allow pets into a property where it is not allowed, as this is […]
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What is the security deposit held for?

FAQs, Rentals
The security deposit is held by the owner, until the end of the rental agreement. As stated in the contract, it is held to cover any outstanding bills and possible damages to the property. The property will be checked at the end of the contract, and if no outstanding bills nor damages to the property, […]
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Is there a signed inventory?

FAQs, Rentals
Yes, there will be a photographic inventory with each rental agreement signed with Nerja Property Services. A photographic inventory is far more detailed than a written inventory and will show any current scratches, marks, etc on furniture. We give each of our tenants 2/3 days at the beginning of the contract, to let us know […]
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How do we pay our rent?

FAQs, Rentals
The rent is paid directly to the owner, either at the rented property or into the owners bank account. This will be agreed upon the signing of the contract. If paid to the owner direct, the owner will give you a monthly rental receipt.
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How do we pay our utility bills?

FAQs, Rentals
If the owner of the property has the bills set up on standing order, they will issue you with the bills when you pay the rent, and you will reimburse them with this money. Some owners would prefer the electric to be changed into the tenants name and set up on standing order from the […]
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