Tenant Articles

Brisbane Property Management News 

Tenant property manager news - Brisbane

 

 

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September

2016

Cheques are no longer issued by the RTA

Bonds are refunded via direct deposit into Australian bank accounts. Cheques are no longer issued. Provide your up-to-date bank details on the refund form. To get your bond back you should leave the property in the condition it was in when you [...]

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August

2016

Slower Processing Times - RTA

Last week the RTA implemented a new system for refunding bonds. The transition to the new system has resulted in longer than usual processing times for bond refunds. The RTA have advised not only have they increased the number of staff [...]

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August

2016

Humidity and Mould

  With changes in our weather conditions and high humidity over the last few weeks it has provided the ideal conditions for the growth of mould.  Bathrooms, laundries, kitchens and wardrobes are common places for mould and mildew to grow. [...]

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August

2016

Water Consumption Invoices

Now that most tenants are charged for water consumption it is important to remember that you need to pay your invoices on time to avoid overdue notices and breaches for non-payment. This is like paying late rent and effects your rental  payment history. We cannot [...]

5

August

2016

Deft Payment System

Our office has a nil tolerance for rent arrears.  Please ensure your rent is paid in advance at all times. If you have financial problems i.e. unemployment, please contact our office ASAP to discuss your situation. Sometimes problems can be solved in [...]

3

August

2016

A quick list of things to check for your next rental

Choosing a home to rent can be a very personal decision and trying to decide if a rental property is suitable for you at an open for inspection can be difficult. Especially when you consider how little time you have to look at it and with 15 or more other people viewing it [...]

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July

2016

Tenants rights and responsiblities

As a tenant residing in one of our properties in Brisbane, you have certain rights as well as legal responsibilities to follow. As a property management agency, we strive to meet our legal responsibilities in regards to your tenancy as well as to make your stay [...]

14

July

2016

Change of a house mate or shared tenancy

If there is a change in your circumstances where you are in a shared tenancy arrangement, you must notify our office immediately. You are also not authorized to organize a new tenant yourself or sub-let any part of your property. All new tenants will have [...]

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June

2016

NBN Ready

Just a quick note to let you know that in many of our properties the NBN is available for connection. All properties that are NBN ready should receive a notice from various telco's advising of installation costs and the various plans that are on offer. [...]

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June

2016

Tenant responsibilities

  Just a quick reminder to our tenants that subleasing a room or your entire property to a third party is illegal under our tenancy agreement. All occupiers must be registered on and be approved by our office to reside in one of our properties. Be [...]