Do in need to pay for commercial cleaners at the end of a tenancy. I’m in New Zealand so probably on the wrong site.

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Customer: Do in need to pay for commercial cleaners at the end of a tenancy
JA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.
Customer: I’m in New Zealand so probably on the wrong site
JA: Has anything been filed or reported?
Customer: Landlord is saying they are not happy with the cleanliness of the house and are going to have to get commercial cleaners in. We left it in excellent condition
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Customer: can you advise on Nz law
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I am a New Zealand lawyer based in Wellington and will help you with your question today. Please give me a minute to read your question
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If you left the property in good condition they cannot force you to pay for commercial cleaning. I hope you have pictures of the property to show this, or friends who saw the property who can confirm the cleanliness
Customer
we do, they are also saying that they need to get commercial painters in to repaint the walls
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Chris The Lawyer, Expert

If this was ordinary wear and tear as opposed to damage then they cannot make you pay
Customer
Awesome thanks
Customer
They are wanting show home standard
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Chris The Lawyer, Expert

It may be an excuse to avoid paying your bond.
Customer
I believe this too
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Thanks is for your help
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Chris The Lawyer, Expert

The standard is reasonable cleanliness not show home of course
Customer
I have told them this but they are not happy
Customer
They where selling the house and we had a number of open homes and the real estate agent ever brought anything to our attention
Customer
We even shampood the carpets
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Chris The Lawyer, Expert

I suspect you have done all you need to do
Customer
Thank you for your help I will take them to tribunal if I have to
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Chris The Lawyer, Expert

That will help them concentrate
Customer
No we cleaned it ourselves
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Forget the last
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Ok
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