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How to do a Condition Report that is Argument Proof

How to do a Condition Report that is Argument Proof

I always dreaded tenants moving out. I had to conduct the final inspection to determine what needed to be fixed, cleaned or taken out of the bond. The worst part was the disagreements with the tenants. It didn’t take me long to realise a good condition report meant less disagreements and a well left property.

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Condition Report Template NT

Condition Report Template NT

The Condition Report NT sets down, on a room-by-room basis, the exact contents and condition of the premises at the beginning of the tenancy.

Steps to complete

  • Download the report and complete within a week of the tenant moving in.
  • Sign the report.
  • Give a copy of the report to the tenant within 3 business days of the lease starting. Get them to initial each page to confirm they have received it.
  • The tenant must return a signed copy with their comments and any supporting evidence to you within 5 business days of receiving it.
  • If you do not agree with the tenant comments we recommend meeting at the property to agree on the condition before providing the tenant with a final copy of the report within 5 business days.

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Type:Forms,Type:Lease,State:NT

Condition Report Template ACT

Condition Report Template ACT

The Condition of Premises Report ACT sets down, on a room-by-room basis, the exact contents and condition of the premises at the beginning of the tenancy.

Steps to complete

  • Download the report and complete within 2 weeks of the tenant moving in.
  • Sign the report.
  • Give a copy of the report to the tenant. Get them to initial each page to confirm they have received it.
  • The tenant must return a signed copy with their comments and any supporting evidence to you.
  • If you do not agree with the tenant comments we recommend meeting at the property to agree on the condition before providing the tenant with a final copy of the report.

Tips

Type:Forms,Type:Lease,State:ACT

Condition Report Template TAS

Condition Report Template TAS

The Condition Report Tasmania sets down, on a room-by-room basis, the exact contents and condition of the premises at the beginning of the tenancy.

Steps to complete

  • Download the report and complete within a week of the tenant moving in.
  • Sign the report.
  • Give a copy of the report to the tenant. Get them to initial each page to confirm they have received it.
  • The tenant must return a signed copy with their comments and any supporting evidence to you within two days of receiving it.
  • If you do not agree with the tenants comments we recommend meeting at the property to agree on the condition before providing the tenant with a final copy of the report.

Tips

Type:Forms,Type:Lease,State:TAS

Condition Report Template NSW

Condition Report Template NSW

The Condition Report NSW sets down, on a room-by-room basis, the exact contents and condition of the premises at the beginning of the tenancy.

Steps to complete

  • Download the report and complete within a week of the tenant moving in.
  • Sign the report.
  • Give a copy of the report to the tenant. Get them to initial each page to confirm they have received it.
  • The tenant must return a signed copy with their comments and any supporting evidence to you within seven days of receiving it.
  • If you do not agree with the tenant comments we recommend meeting at the property to agree on the condition before providing the tenant with a final copy of the report.

Tips

Type:Forms,Type:Lease,State:NSW

Condition Report Template SA

Condition Report Template SA

The Inspection Sheet South Australia sets down, on a room-by-room basis, the exact contents and condition of the premises at the beginning of the tenancy.

Steps to complete

  • Download the report and complete within a week of the tenant moving in.
  • Sign the report.
  • Give a copy of the report to the tenant. Get them to initial each page to confirm they have received it.
  • The tenant must return a signed copy with their comments and any supporting evidence to you.
  • If you do not agree with the tenant comments we recommend meeting at the property to agree on the condition before providing the tenant with a final copy of the report.

Tips

  • For tips on how to fill out the report check out our blog post here. We also discuss adding a video recording to your condition report for extra protection.Type:Forms,Type:Lease,State:SA

Condition Report Template QLD

Condition Report Template QLD

The Condition Report QLD sets down, on a room-by-room basis, the exact contents and condition of the premises at the beginning of the tenancy.

Steps to complete

  • Download the report and complete within a week of the tenant moving in.
  • Sign the report.
  • Give a copy of the report to the tenant. Get them to initial each page to confirm they have received it.
  • The tenant must return a signed copy with their comments and any supporting evidence to you within 3 days.
  • If you do not agree with the tenants comments we recommend meeting at the property to agree on the condition before providing the tenant with a final copy of the report within 14 days.

Tips

  • For tips on how to fill out the report check out our blog post here. We also discuss adding a video recording to your condition report for extra protection.More information from the RTA QLD.

Type:Forms,Type:Lease,State:QLD

Condition Report Template VIC

Condition Report Template VIC

The Condition Report Victoria sets down, on a room-by-room basis, the exact contents and condition of the premises at the beginning of the tenancy.

Steps to complete

  • Download the report and complete within a week of the tenant moving in.
  • Sign the report.
  • Give a copy of the report to the tenant. Get them to initial each page to confirm they have received it.
  • The tenant must return a signed copy with their comments and any supporting evidence to you within three business days of moving in.
  • If you do not agree with the tenant comments we recommend meeting at the property to agree on the condition before providing the tenant with a final copy of the report.

Tips

Type:Forms,Type:Lease,State:VIC

Condition Report Template WA

Condition Report Template WA

The Condition Report Western Australia sets down, on a room-by-room basis, the exact contents and condition of the premises at the beginning of the tenancy.

Steps to complete

  • Download the report and complete within a week of the tenant moving in.
  • Sign the report.
  • Give a copy of the report to the tenant. Get them to initial each page to confirm they have received it.
  • The tenant must return a signed copy with their comments and any supporting evidence to you within seven days of receiving it.
  • If you do not agree with the tenant comments we recommend meeting at the property to agree on the condition before providing the tenant with a final copy of the report.

Tips

Type:Forms,Type:Lease,State:WA

New Tenant Checklist – 10 Steps to do Before your New Tenant Moves In

New Tenant Checklist - 10 Steps to do Before your New Tenant Moves In

We’ve taken this article and recorded an audio version with commentary. Click below to listen.

Way to go! You’ve placed your ad, held the inspections, received and screened the applications and finally chosen some great tenants. So what’s next? There are some important things to accomplish before you can hand over the keys. Setting the stage now, before your new tenants move into your property, is incredibly important to get right.

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