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Coolum Holidays

Posted on February 1, 2011

What a wild month to say the very least, we are extremely lucky in avoiding the recent flooding, with flooding an hour north, an hour south and an hour west of the Sunshine Coast. We did experience a small percentage of cliental that were not able to take up their planned holiday accommodation due to their properties becoming flooded or...
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Why Do I Need Contents Insurance?

Posted on November 1, 2009

Why does the Landlord Preferred Policy cover contents if the content items are the tenants responsibility? $ Why do Landlords need contents insurance if the property is unfurnished? The answer is that the Landlord does not pay for the tenants contents insurance; that is the tenants responsibility. The Landlord does need contents cover for items that the Landlord has left in...
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Right Of Entry & Quiet Enjoyment

Posted on April 1, 2009

When a tenant enters into a tenancy agreement they are taking up the “rights” of tenancy in accordance with legislation to reside in the property. The tenant has exclusive use of the property and must conduct themselves as a tenant, based on the terms and conditions of the agreement, which include obligations such as: they must pay rent on time...
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ANTI – DISCRIMINATION

Posted on March 1, 2009

Two common phrases that we often hear are “We do not want children” or “We do not want single mothers”. Discrimination is an issue within the property management industry that must be considered. In past times, there have been several claims brought before the courts, where tenants have sued the landlord/agent as they felt they had been discriminated against. It is...
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TENANCY RENEWALS & SELLING YOUR PROPERTY

Posted on December 1, 2008

If you are considering selling your investment property now or in the near future the term of the tenancy agreement being offered to your tenants needs careful consideration. There are a few options to look at if your current tenancy agreement is due to expire and you may be selling your property now or in the near future. 1) Fixed term...
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FAIR WEAR & TEAR & FINAL INSPECTIONS

Posted on August 1, 2008

When carrying out an inspection with a tenant to determine the final condition of the property and bond refund, we must compare the condition of the property at the commencement of the tenancy to the end of the tenancy and allow for “fair wear & tear”. The definition of “fair wear & tear” is something that occurs through normal use...
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