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*Disclaimer: The information in all of our articles is of a general nature only and should not be relied upon as advice. You should seek professional advice for your particular circumstances before entering into any transaction.

How Do I Get My Bond Back?

When a tenancy ends the first thing a tenant usually wants to know is, how do I get my bond back? As a tenant you must to do a “bond clean” or “exit clean” at the end of your lease.   A bond clean or exit inspection clean is the clean that must be done

Proposed Changes to Negative Gearing and Capital Gains Tax

This week Position One Property will discuss the proposed changes to negative gearing and capital gains tax. If Labor win the up and coming election they are proposing to improve housing affordability by reforming negative gearing and capital gains tax arrangements. Firstly this is only if Labor win the election and is then able to

Laws Regarding Locks and Keys for a Rental Property

The safety of landlords and tenants is the most important thing, always.  So, the laws and regulations regarding locks and keys for a rental property are clear, concise and detailed. Brisbane property management companies, and the tenants who rent from them, are required to follow these rules.  This is to maintain the safety of all

What to do before Renting

The first thing to do before you rent a home is to ensure the location is convenient for you by way of transport, schools and shopping. When you have settled on a suitable area and premises, make your way to the agency which has it listed. Once you express an interest you will be given

Fixtures and Inclusions in Rentals

Tenants have the right to go about their daily lives in rental properties as they choose, provided it is within the law and not offensive to the other residents around them. This does not mean however that they may make changes to the property however they see fit without first getting permission from the owner.

Who pays?

Investment rentals have been an area where disputes have popped up fairly frequently during past years. Much of this was because there were no clear set rules governing many of the disputed areas, and both sides thought they were in the right. The Residential Tenancies Authority saw the end of these problems with clear cut

Insuring Your Investment Home Gives Peace of Mind

Many people toy with the idea of buying an investment property. If the property is wisely chosen it can become a very valuable asset. With proper management and good tenants the property has the potential to earn you a steady income, with minimal fuss after the initial setup. Of course becoming a successful landlord means

Emergency Repairs In Rental Properties

Where rental properties are concerned there is always a few rules to abide by. These rules or laws are in place to protect both the lessor and the tenant. By following these rules it ensures that the right thing is done by both the lessor and the tenant and potential issues can be avoided. There

Renting A Property? Your Rights & Responsibilities

To take some of the pressure off persons or families that may be thinking of moving into a rental property, there are some substantial rules set out by the Residential Tenancies Authority, to help people understand what is expected of them when living in and caring for a rental property. Everyone wants to be able

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