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10

March

2016

Types of Tenancy agreements

Types of general tenancy agreements An agreement can be: a fixed term agreement, which means an agreement for a set period, with an identified end date, or a periodic agreement, which means an agreement which has no set end date and which operates on, for example [...]

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March

2016

Tenant News Garden maintenance

It is generally the responsibility of the tenant to look after general yard jobs such as mowing, edging and weeding, however this should be specified in the tenancy agreement. Fast facts · Any special arrangements about the maintenance of gardens and [...]

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February

2016

Fixtures in your home

It is important to understand your responsibilities as a tenant with regard to what you can or can't do within your Rental Home. The following is an extract from the RTA website which outlines details about fixtures and inclusions.  Fixtures are things that are [...]

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February

2016

Great Start Grant

    Did you know the QLD government is still offering first home owner incentives for new or highly renovated homes? The link below will take you to the government website where you are asked a series of questions to test your [...]

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February

2016

Notice periods for entry

  HomeRentals Queensland inspect our investor's rental premises every three to four months as per our professional duty to the owner, and to ensure that the premises are maintained in a reasonable condition. We will [...]

4

February

2016

All about rents and bonds

Most lessors/property managers will require a tenant to pay a bond at the beginning of the tenancy. As per the Residential Tenancies and Rooming Accommodation Act, the bond can be no more than four times the weekly rent if the rent is $700 or less per week. [...]

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January

2016

Beginning a tenancy

The following is supplied as a reference source to keep you up to date with the processes as well as relevant legislation when you rent a property in Queensland. At the beginning of a tenancy there are key items that must be addressed by the lessor (or their property [...]

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January

2016

Some tips when you decide to move on

  When you decide to move out of your rental property, you must give us 14 days written notice on Form 13 ( Notice of Intention to leave). This form can be found on our website or the RTA website. We will in turn send you a vacating pack with information similar to [...]  When you decide to move out of your rental property, you must give us 14 days written notice on Form 13 ( Notice of Intention to leave). This form can be found on our website or the RTA website. We will in turn send you a vacating pack with information similar to [...]

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January

2016

Contact Details

  Have You Changed Your Contact Details? If in the recent times you have changed your home or mobile phone numbers or email address, please give them to our office as soon as possible.  It makes it very difficult for office members or tradesmen to contact [...]

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January

2016

Some facts from the RTA

  Your rights are protected under the "Residential Tenancies and Rooming Accomodation Act 2008" Tenants and property managers/owners both have rights and responsibilities during a tenancy agreement. Understanding what the general renting rules are will avoid pro [...]