How to rent a house

December 2019

In these times of a “Housing Crisis “ (which in the last year in my markets of Tauranga & Rotorua I now agree with) you need to stand out from the crowd.

There generally is a property to suit every bodies expectations & price range but there will be competition. We are not looking for the professional family in every property but the right tenants to suit the particular house & area.

We may get 20 to 50 applications per property and invite the best 10 to 15 for a viewing. The note section at the top of your tenancy application is very important and gives you the opportunity to get noticed & tell me a bit about yourself.

Examples below that got my attention and a viewing of the property applied for

Notes from Applicant

My name is ……, I am 22 years of age, I am looking to find my first true and proper home that will bring me joy while staying close to my course and job. I am house proud, friendly, respectable and I have a new job as well as studying. Feel free to contact me at any point with any questions you may have or asking for an update on the details I couldn’t accurately give you at this stage. A big thank you for taking the time to read my application, I look forward to hearing from you, Kind regards, ……..

I am a single mum of three girls. I am very careful and always look after my home. If you would like to view where I am living now to see how I respect and take care of my home please look on google as there are photos inside and out. I am a cleaner so take pride in my house always being presentable. Although I have a dog he is well behaved and stays outside while we are not home. My current landlord can vouch for this little guy. My children are bought up with respect so are very well behaved.

We are an adventure seeking South African family excited to form part of the Tauranga community and to experience the different cultures that the Bay of Plenty may offer. Even though we love the adventures that life gives us we also enjoy quality family time at home, whether it’s a BBQ, working in the garden or just relaxing with a Friday night movie and popcorn. We are organized, clean and respectful.

We’ve been married for 8 years and we have two beautiful boys. We decided to move to New Zealand for the education opportunities for our children. Our eldest will be going to primary school.
Before coming to New Zealand we rented for 3 1/2 and before this we owned our own home for 4 years which we sold to move to a better location.

I …… have a new permanent job earning a good salary with a large construction firm working in Tauranga. I need a house soon for my family and I. My household goods are already on a ship to New Zealand.

We don’t have any pets and we do not smoke. I have the funds available currently to pay for the bond and rent. I have very good references. I drove by the house, which is very beautiful. If it is still available I would like to be considered.

Hi myself and girls aged ..and … have returned from Australia after 5 years previous to that we lived in Papamoa for 5 years. We are house proud and would treat your house like our own. My eldest daughter is doing Bachelor of …….. in Tauranga and the other attending college. We have excellent references having lived in the past two houses for five years each. Looking for long term but at least a years lease would be great to start. Staying with my sister till we find a house to call home.

I am a professional young women who is currently working as a …… at a local cafe here in Mount Maunganui. I am…. years old and currently wanting to move out of my parents home to start a new chapter of my life which is flatting. Hobbies include, reading, beach days and working out at the gym. A quite and neat young lady who is excited to start this new chapter.

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