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Rental Increase Notice QLD

Rental Increase Notice QLD

In Queensland rent can be increased if the landlord gives the tenant at least 2 months’ notice in writing and it has been at least 6 months since the last rent increase, or since the tenancy started. When it comes to Fixed Term agreements there are a few more guidelines to follow. Visit the Residential Tenancies Authority below to access these guidelines.

Steps to complete

    • Visit the Residential Tenancies Authority above
    • Establish if you can increase the rent
    • Give the appropriate notice to your tenant/s of the rent increase

Type:Forms,Type:Lease,State:QLD

Entry Notice QLD

Entry Notice QLD

Landlords in Queensland need to complete an Entry Notice form to give to their tenants before entering the property. The form lets tenants know when and why the landlord will be entering the property.

Steps to complete

  • Download the Entry Notice form above
  • Complete all the sections of the form
  • Print and sign the form
  • Pass the form onto your tenants

Tips

Type:Forms,Type:Lease,State:QLD

Bond Change of Owners QLD

Bond Change of Owners QLD

If the landlord changes during the tenancy, they must notify the Residential Tenancies Authority using a Change of property manager/owner form.

Steps to complete

  • Download the ‘Change of Property Manager/owner’ form above
  • Complete the form making sure both the previous and new landlords have signed the form.
  • To lodge the form email the scanned completed form to bonds@rta.qld.gov.au or post the form to RTA, GPO Box 390, Brisbane Q

Tips

Type:Forms,Type:Lease,State:QLD

Bond Change of Tenants QLD

Bond Change of Tenants QLD

When tenants change and the rental bond arrangements change during a tenancy a ‘Change of Bond Contributors’ form must be sent to the Residential Tenancies Authority.

Steps to complete

  • Download the Change of Bond Contributors form above
  • Complete all the sections on the computer or print out the form and fill in all sections
  • The landlord, tenants leaving, tenants staying and new tenants MUST sign this form
  • Once the form is complete email a scanned completed form to bonds@rta.qld.gov.au (size limit 5MB) or
    post to RTA, GPO Box 390, Brisbane Q 4001

Tips

  • The tenant/s leaving will also need to get their share of the bond from the tenant/s moving in or those remaining.
  • The RTA needs an accurate record of who has contributed to the bond to ensure the refund process goes smoothly at the end of a tenancy.
  • For more information visit RTA.

Type:Forms,Type:Lease,State:QLD

Bond Refund QLD

Bond Refund QLD

Bond refund requests are made to the Residential Tenancies Authority using a Refund of rental bond. The form below should be completed when the tenancy agreement has ended.

Steps to complete

  • Download the ‘Refund of rental bond’ form above
  • Complete the form correctly
  • Lodge the form online here or forms can also be posted to: RTA, GPO Box 390, Brisbane Q 4001

Tips

  • Only original, signed forms should be submitted to the RTA. Faxed, emailed or photocopied forms will not be accepted.

Type:Forms,Type:Lease,State:QLD

Bond Lodgement QLD

Bond Lodgement QLD

Landlords in Queensland need to lodge their bond with the Residential Tenancies Authority.

Steps to complete

  • Download the Bond Lodgement Form above
  • Complete all sections of the form
  • Request payment from the tenant. The bond can be paid through cheque, money order, BPAY or paid directly to the landlord.
  • Once the full payment is processed the landlord makes the bond payment to the Residential Tenancies Authority.

Tips

Type:Forms,Type:Lease,State:QLD

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

Residential Tenancy Agreement QLD

Residential Tenancy Agreement QLD

The Residential Tenancy Agreement is a legally binding contract and should be signed by the tenant and landlord prior to handing over the keys.

Steps to complete

  • Download the contract
  • Complete all the sections on the computer (except for signing)
  • Add any Special Conditions directly within the document
  • Send a copy to the tenant to review and sign
  • Receive the signed lease agreement back from the tenant and sign it yourself
  • Provide a complete signed copy of the Lease Agreement back to the tenant within 14 days of the agreement being entered into.

Tips

  • If you meet with your tenant in person to sign the lease, request the tenant to sign the bond lodgement form and your completed condition report at the same time.

Type:Forms,Type:Lease,State:QLD