You can file bonds with Tenancy Services via the online bond payment system. The persons who sign the deposit refund form must be identical to those who signed the bond deposit form. If these signatures do not match, there may be delays in the refund of the deposit. Repayments are made by direct credit to the bank account numbers you indicate on the bond redemption form. Refunds are only made to a New Zealand bank account. You must complete, sign and file the refund form. The deposit will not be released to the tenants, unless all the tenants mentioned and the lessor sign this form. If the landlord and tenant are ready, they can ask for a mediator to help them reach an agreement. If you do not wish to use a mediator or if mediation does not work, you must attend a rental court hearing. If the owner is not on the agreement, the manager assumes all the responsibilities of the owner. You could be held responsible for: Boarding leases require additional information. If all goes well at the end of the lease, the lessor must complete a refund form with Tenancy Services to process it.
Bonds are usually refunded within 5 working days of receipt of a completed refund form signed by the lessor and tenants. If you deposit a deposit, you must deposit it with Tenancy Services within 23 days of your receipt, as it is illegal not to deposit it. If you are a myRent customer, we will deposit the deposit for you, so you will have to take care of one less task. Each rental contract must contain: a loan can reach the equivalent of 4 weeks of rental. Other forms of security are not allowed, but an owner may seek the consent of a guarantor. A landlord may ask you to pay a deposit of up to four weeks of rental. You can`t ask for another form of collateral in addition to the loan – for example, they can`t ask you to install your car as collateral. If you are a kiwibank customer, you can deposit your bonds online. We are currently investigating alternative payment methods for affected customers.
It is possible to transfer your loan to a new lease if your old and new landlord agree. Talk to your manager if you want a transfer instead of a refund. Transfers usually take about 10 days to process. If a tenant leaves a group (but the rest remains), you must send us a tenant change form if the outgoing tenant contributed to the loan. All rental agreements must contain the full legal names of the landlord and tenants. Sometimes landlords and tenants want to modify an existing lease or extend it for a new period. Paying a deposit is standard practice for renting in Auckland. It protects landlords as it can be used to cover unpaid rent, damage to the property or claims related to your tenancy. If the person withdrawing has not signed the lease agreement and the loan deposit form, he is not entitled to the loan (unless he had agreed otherwise with the tenant or tenants). . . .