The last thing you want to think about when you’re moving to a new house is the cleaning.
But if you want your bond back and want to or save your time and energy you need to get someone else to do the dirty work for you
unless you leave your rental property spotless for the next tenant, FORGET ABOUT YOUR BOND.
Bond money is normally equivalent to a full month’s rent (around $1400) so it’s worth paying for!
End of lease cleaning costs
Sometimes you need to spend a little in order to save
In this case definitely when it comes to hiring professionals to do your end of lease cleaning.
End of lease cleaners average hourly rate around $30- $80
Quotes obviously vary according to the size of the house and the extent of the work needing to be done. For a three-bedroom house expect to pay around the $400 mark.
''Be careful not to underestimate the hard work required.''
You may be confident that you can handle the clean yourself, but be careful not to underestimate the hard work required.
End of lease cleaning is much more involved than your typical fortnightly clean.
your cleaner should provide you with a tax receipt which you can present to the real estate agent as proof you’ve had the place professionally cleaned.
Hiring someone for the end of lease clean allows you to focus on your move to your new home
So really is a small price to pay for a full bond refund – especially when you factor in the cost of cleaning products and value of your time.