Tag: property condition report

Steps to take when your tenant gives notice to vacate

As a self-managing landlord, it's important for you to be proactive to reduce confrontation and headaches, but also move new tenants into your house without losing weeks of rent. 

How to get your Property Condition Report correct

"What steps must I take to ensure my Property Condition Report is correct?" Owner, WA This update comes from Consumer Protection WA Disputes relating to the...

My tenant refuses to agree on their condition report

"My tenant has refused (over email) to agree on the contents of their outgoing condition report and has requested some urgency on the return...

Must I be present for property viewings in QLD?

Reader Question “Is it true that you must be present for property viewings in Queensland? I am moving to Bundaberg in October but will not...

Inspecting a rental before submitting an application

Want to apply for a rental property without viewing it first? A real estate agent may ask you to attend an inspection before you...

My condition report isn’t accurate. What should I do?

Reader Question “I don't think the condition report I've been given at the beginning of my tenancy is accurate. What should I do?" – Helen We...

Can a landlord claim a tenant fixture as his property?

Reader Question “Can a landlord claim a tenant fixture as his property when the lease expires and is not renewed?" – Michael What happens to a...

Property owners: Is self-managing for you?

Self-managing your property: The pros and cons  For many property owners, the natural step after purchasing an investment property is deciding how they plan to...

Choosing to appoint a property manager to manage your rental

Deciding to appoint a property manager for your investment portfolio can reduce your time commitment as a landlord. While self-managing a property might appeal to...

The importance of your Property Condition Report

You must be provided with two copies of a Property Condition Report within a certain time of moving into your new home. The PCR will...