Welcome as a resident
When you’ve taken possession of the apartment and notice any deficiencies, please inform the association within 14 days.
Remember to do the following
- Change of address to the post office, register office and to the property management.
- Electricity contract
- Extensive home insurance
Other important things to remember
- Clean the grease filter of the kitchen hood regularly
- Clean the permanent filters of fresh air vents at least twice a year
- Clean the air heat pump filters once a month
- The kitchen fan should always be at least on setting 2, and fresh air vents open in position.
- If you install a dishwasher or washing machine, ensure it’s done by a professional. This also ensures the resident is not liable in case of damages.
- If there’s a fireplace in the apartment, the resident should open the fire damper regularly to prevent jamming.
- If the apartment has a fireplace, the resident should regularly open the fire damper to prevent it from jamming.
- Mowing the backyard grass is the resident’s responsibility
Other important things to remember
- If you plan renovations, remember to notify through the property management’s website. It’s good to allow at least a month for the processing of the modification notification.
- During a move, lots of waste is often discarded or recycled; moving waste should be taken to a municipal waste station or recycling center. The property’s waste station is for household waste. The association has the right to charge a waste fee if, during a move, inappropriate moving waste accumulates at the property’s waste station.
Instructions for those moving out
All apartments are inspected during the move-out. Arrange with the association for a move-out inspection, we aim to organize it so that the departing resident can participate. The inspection is done when the move is complete, i.e., the apartment is emptied and cleaned. Inform in advance if there are any deficiencies or matters to consider. This speeds up, for example, the return of the deposit.
- Apartment, basement storage, and yard have been emptied of all movables
- The apartment’s backyard is tidy, and the grass is mowed
- Windows are cleaned (at least from inside depending on the season)
- The apartment’s surfaces are vacuumed and cleaned
- Built-in lighting works
- Ceiling outlets and casings are in place and functional
- Permanent filters of fresh air vents are cleaned
- All showers (incliding the bidet) does not leak and works
- The shower floor drains have been emptied.
- The dishwasher’s water supply is plugged, and the discharge pipe is closed with a plastic plug.
- The kitchen hood’s grease filter is cleaned and in place
- Refrigeration equipment is defrosted, cleaned, and turned off
- Stove and oven are cleaned
- Possible air heat pump filters have been cleaned
- Possible fireplace is emptied of ash
- Please also remember to retrieve outdoor equipment from the communal outdoor equipment storage.
The following items should be left in place
- Blinds installed between windows
- Peephole, safety chain, and safety lock
- Approved modification-installed terrace, coverings, balcony glasses and air heat pump.
The following items should be removed from the apartment
- Dishwasher (remember to plug)
- Washing machine and other electronics
- Curtains and self-installed lights
Other important things to remember
- Those moving out should consider the conditions of their modifications. Any restoration actions should be done before the move-out inspection (e.g., painting walls)
- During a move, lots of waste is often discarded or recycled; moving waste should be taken to a municipal waste station or recycling center. The property’s waste station is for household waste. The association may charge a waste fee if waste that doesn’t belong there is left at the waste station during the move.
- Ensure that the move-out notification has also been made to the property management and address change to the post office and to the register office.
- The resident reads the water meter and sends the reading to the property management with the move-out notification.
- The electricity contract for the apartment should be valid until the last day of possession.
- Kerava parking permits are left in the apartment.
- Apartment keys, mailbox keys, and possible car parking keys are delivered to the local locksmith. If keys are missing, the keys are invalidated at the locksmith, and new keys are made, the resident covers these costs.
- Kirkkonummi locksmith is Espoon Lukitus
- Kerava locksmith is Keravan lukko
- Tuusula locksmith is Tuusulan lukko
Resident parking on the right of occupancy association’s properties
Each right of occupancy apartment comes with one (1) car spot, which the apartment resident can rent from the association if they wish. Car spots are rented to tenants of properties as available. Any additional spots (2nd car) can be inquired from the association’s resident secretary.
Parking space rules
- The rent for the parking space must be paid in advance by the 2nd of each month. A default interest will be charged according to the interest law for late payments. Notice of rent increase will be provided at least one month before its commencement.
- The landlord is not responsible for indirect or direct damages that may occur to the tenant’s car while it’s in the parking space, which are not due to the landlord’s fault.
- The parking space may only be used for parking a currently in-use, registered, and inspected passenger vehicle. It is primarily intended for parking the tenant’s own car. No goods may be stored in the parking space.
- The landlord decides on the timing of power distribution from any possible socket at the parking space. If the car is not connected for heating, leaving the connection cable in the socket box is strictly forbidden. Charging an electric car from the parking space’s power pole is prohibited.
- Subletting the parking space by the tenant is prohibited.
- The tenant is responsible for keeping the parking space clean. Removing snow from the parking space is the tenant’s responsibility.
- If the tenant moves out of the house associated with the parking space lease agreement, the parking space rental agreement also ends. When the parking space rental agreement ends, the tenant must return the key to the parking space’s power pole to the landlord if they had received one at the beginning of the rental agreement. If the key is not returned, the landlord has the right to charge the tenant for the costs of the unreturned key.
- The lease agreement for the parking space is valid indefinitely. The notice period is one (1) month, calculated from the last day of the calendar month in which the contract was terminated. If the tenant repeatedly violates the terms of the agreement, the landlord has the right to terminate the contract immediately.
Order rules 5.8.2019
To maintain communal comfort and safety, in addition to the law and insurance company conditions, the following property rules are in force:
Apartments, apartment yards, and balconies
Residents should take care of the property and their apartment diligently as if they own it.
Fire detectors must be maintained in working condition and home insurance should be valid
Residents are required to maintain residence information for the local registry office and association.
The apartments are intended for conventional residential use. Running a business in an apartment is generally prohibited except for minor office work. Permission from the association’s board is always needed for business operations.
Separate permission from the association’s board is required before starting any changes to the apartment, its fixed parts, balcony, or apartment yard.
Water leaks and other faults should be reported immediately according to the guidelines of the association’s board.
The presence of pests or parasites should be reported to the property manager and resident secretary.
Feeding birds, squirrels, and other wild animals on balconies, terraces, and common areas is prohibited.
Balconies and apartment yards shouldn’t be used for storing goods that increase the fire load or disturb the environment.
The balcony and apartment yard should be kept tidy. Snow should be removed from balconies in winter.
Residents are responsible for taking care of their apartment yard and disposing of the resulting waste properly.
Residents should report observed harmful plants and invasive species to the property manager and resident secretary. Planting such species in yard areas is prohibited.
Open fires on the property are prohibited. Barbecue on the balcony is allowed only with an electric grill. On the terrace, gas and electric grills are permitted, and in the apartment yard, gas, electric, and charcoal grills are allowed. Fire safety must be observed.
Housing rights holders have the rights set out in the law on housing rights to lease an apartment. In other cases, subletting an apartment without the board’s permission is prohibited.
Pets must be leashed in the property area to ensure others’ safety. Walking pets in children’s play areas is prohibited.
Pet owners should ensure that their animals don’t soil the property’s yard areas, plantings, or building walls. Animal waste should be cleaned up.
Pet owners should ensure their animals don’t disturb the environment and building residents with continuous barking, meowing, or other noises.
Common Areas and Courtyards
Every resident is obligated, according to their abilities, to participate in maintaining common areas and yard areas
Lawns and plantings shouldn’t be damaged. Littering in yard areas is prohibited.
For fire safety reasons, items should be stored only in designated areas. Storing flammable and dangerous substances in common areas is prohibited.
Car tires (one set) can be stored in the cage basement belonging to the apartment. Regarding cage basements, insurance company-defined insurance conditions regarding storage should be followed.
Nothing should be stored in cellar corridors or outside of cage storages.
Bicycles, strollers, and other outdoor equipment should be stored in the outdoor equipment storage or designated places in the courtyard (bike racks).
Unnecessary lingering in common areas is prohibited.
Waste must be taken to designated areas following sorting instructions. Feeding birds, squirrels, and other wild animals is forbidden in common courtyard areas.
Smoking is forbidden in common areas, apartments, and children’s playgrounds.
Residents must ensure peace and quiet for others on the property and within apartments. Particularly between 10:00 pm and 7:00 am, noise and other disruptive activities should be avoided.
Parking and Service Driving
Parking is only allowed in designated areas. Parking on emergency routes is strictly forbidden.
Brief service driving (max. 30min) in courtyard areas is allowed.
Mopeds and scooters must be parked in their assigned places. For additional information, contact the resident secretary.
Guest spots are intended only for visitors to the property, for short-term use.
Parking spots are meant for operational passenger vehicles. Abandoned or decommissioned vehicles or their parts must not be stored in the parking area or anywhere else on the property.
For parking of vehicles other than passenger cars, more information can be obtained from the resident secretary.
The property also follows separate guidelines for resident parking.
Guests of the Property
For long-term guests (over 14 days/month), the resident secretary should be notified. In such cases, at its discretion, the association’s board has the right to charge an increased water fee for the duration of the visit.
The association’s board also has the right to assign a separate parking spot for a long-term guest.
In immediate life-threatening or health-endangering situations, every resident is obligated to promptly report to the emergency center (112).
Every resident has the right to notify the resident secretary of any violations of property rules or other regulations within the property. Notifications must be made in writing, providing a detailed description of the disturbance, its timing, and location. If needed, the association’s board can ask for more information from the notifier. All notifications are treated confidentially. In disputes, the association follows current legislation to resolve the issue.
The housing association has the right to give a verbal or written warning for violations of property rules or other association regulations. The association has the right to terminate the housing or rental agreement due to repeated rule violations. Violation of the property’s rules may result in liability for damages.