Work in a real estate agency, in addition to punctuality, politeness, ability to communicate and planning, knowledge of languages, etc., includes attentiveness and forethought. In this article we will consider the most important details that the realtor should know about the client.
- 1. It is advisable to know how many people, besides the client, will live in the apartment, of course, if the client decides to inform you. In Czech Republic, as in any other country, there is a concept of hygienic norms, and and the current civil code regulates this aspect: the lessor has the right to require that only a number of persons which corresponds to the size of the apartment live in a rented apartment, and this number of people does not prevent all individuals living in apartment in the usual comfortable and hygienically suitable conditions.
- Was there enforcement proceedings initiated against the client? Due to the fact that many apartment owners have concerns regarding this aspect, Your client may be refused to rent an apartment at the time of signing the contract on the basis of the existing of enforcement proceedings. As a result, the client may refuse your services. In the case of continued cooperation, your task will be to find another apartment in a very short time, what will significantly complicate your work.
- Does the client have pets? Some clients assume that they have the right to keep pets in a rented apartment without informing the owner of the apartment. However, if in the contract this aspect is not settled in favor of the lessee, the acquisition of a furry friend can be a significant reason for a fine or even eviction of a lessee.
- Type of client documents. If your client is a foreigner (he does not have citizenship of a country belonging to the European Union), he will need to register at the apartment. Some owners, however, do not provide this opportunity. Therefore, in order to ensure your competence will not called into question, we advise you to foresee this moment in advance.