for the houses owned or managed by Johnson's of Carlisle:
|What are the
conditions of the contract?
|The contract is
by Shorthold Tenancy Agreement and set for the academic year
(approx. 10 months). If you want to move out before the end of the
tenancy you must either find a replacement (Should they
default you are again liable) or pay the outstanding balance. We are
flexible by one month at the end of the contract (e.g. If your
course finishes earlier/later than the stated end of the
properties on this site that aren't managed by Johnson's of
advertised on this site which are not managed by Johnson's of
Carlisle will have different rules and expectations. These should be
checked out thoroughly before any contract is signed.|
policy with regards to wear and tear on the property?
|We do an
inventory so you know where you stand in regards to cleanliness,
Landlords property and repair. We accept reasonable wear and tear
during the tenancy.|
|How much is the
|When will I get
my deposit back?
|The bond is
returned at the end of the tenancy after the inventory is checked,
keys are returned and we receive proof that the final Gas,
Electricity & if applicable the Phone bills have been
paying the rent?
|Rent is payable
by monthly standing order or post-dated cheques (for the full
academic year) if from Parent or termly if from Student via loan
etc. Rent is payable from the day you move in (full rent over
Christmas & Easter).|
|Can I decorate
decorate the room as long as you leave the woodwork and ceiling
|What about the
|We pay the
water rates; you divide the gas and electricity between all members
of the house. A meter reading is taken when you first move in to the
property - you are liable from then. Average total for Gas &
Electric is £2.50 per week per person (based on 4 sharing). I try
and find the cheapest suppliers during the Summer for the houses.
|Have your properties
been checked out by the Local Authority?
|The houses are
accredited by the Council and have Gas and Electricity
|How secure are
|The houses are
as secure as we can make them - Some are alarmed, all have
Yale/mortice locks on the front door, locks/security chains on
bedroom doors. Should you want extra furniture or shelving let me
know and if the request is not too outlandish I'll see what I can
you be inspecting the property?
|Towards the end
of term or during the holidays, a property inspection will be
carried out in regards to repair & cleanliness (You are welcome
to be present during the inspection.)|
equipment do you have in your houses?
|For your safety
the houses have Fire Extinguishers and wired in Smoke and Carbon
|REMEMBER we work a fair's fair policy. We let you a good
house at a fair price and keep up with repairs. We want it back in
the same state of repair.|