I have read the agreement here and I see no compelling reason to sign up. I have no problem with paying my bills, but I don`t see the point of paying for service companies when the space is empty. I will make sure that the tenants clean their units so that they are ready before they get their deposit back, so I don`t need a tenant-to-tenant service. Is there a downside I don`t see? I tried to get more details, but the woman I spoke to started getting comments like, “You need an owner`s contract because it`s the right thing to do” and “Why don`t you pay your bills as an owner?” so I just thanked her for her time and hooked her up. Residential account of a blank rental contract – Xcel Energy We recommend that the occupier complete the third-party notification form (PDF) before the keys are issued. The form must be signed by the occupant and administrator of the building to be valid. You can also add a language to your lease that says utilities need to be informed of third parties. Please note that if Xcel Energy is not informed of the sale or change of ownership, this may result in payment fees and/or invoices to the owner of the registration until we are informed of the sale. To set up this service, complete the Empty Spaces Counting Contract (PDF) and check the ATO box on the contract form. When we receive your application for ATO, we will contact you to determine the best billing configuration for your free units and your lender process. (See invoice and payment) My wife and I own a majority property in Denver and gas and electricity are provided by Xcel Energy. I spoke to Xcel and they told me that if I had a “owner`s contract” with them, the electricity bills on behalf of my tenants would automatically come back to me when they moved and shut down the service.
To set up Lock on Disconnect, complete the billing contract for unfilled leased goods (PDF) and check the sheet on the contract form. As the owner or manager of residential real estate, you need to anticipate problems before they occur. Our tools and information help you stay one step ahead of the challenge. At the moment, I do not have a landlord contract with them and for other matters, it has been suggested that right now, if a tenant terminates his service, nothing will happen and the energy company only eats the cost of each gas/electricity used while the appliance is empty (for water heaters, etc.).