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Rent Increase Notice NSW

Rent Increase Notice NSW

Landlords in New South Wales must give tenants at least 60 days’ notice of any rent increase. You can use the template below to notify your tenants of the rent increase.

Steps to complete

  • Download the template
  • Complete and sign the template
  • You can either send this letter by post or hand deliver it to the tenant. If you have written consent from the tenant you can email it to your tenant/s

Tips

Type:Forms,Type:Lease,State:NSW

Rent Increase Notice VIC

Rent Increase Notice VIC

Landlords in Victoria must give tenants at least 60 days’ notice of any rent increase, using the ‘Notice of rent increase to tenant/s of rented premises’ form

Steps to complete

  • Download the form and read through it thoroughly
  • Complete and sign the form
  • You can either send this form by post or hand deliver it to the tenant. If you have written consent from the tenant you can email them the form

Tips

Type:Forms,Type:Lease,State:VIC

Rent Increase Notice WA

Rent Increase Notice WA

In Western Australia a periodic tenancy rent may not be increased within the first six months of the tenancy. After that, increases can occur every six months and landlords must give at least 60 days notice in writing using one of the forms below.


Notice to tenant of rent increase (except for rent calculated by tenant’s income)



Notice to tenant of rent increase calculated by tenant’s income

Steps to complete

  • Download either the ‘Notice to tenant of rent increase (except for rent calculated by tenant’s income)’ form or the ‘Notice to tenant of rent increase calculated by tenant’s income’ form
  • Read through the form thoroughly
  • Complete all sections of the form
  • Give the completed form directly to the tenant or send by post

Tips

  • Rent in a fixed-term tenancy can only be increased if the written agreement specifies how much the rent increase will be or the method of calculating the rent increase is shown (eg by CPI). If the rent is able to be increased, it can take effect no sooner than six months after the commencement of the tenancy agreement and the date of the last increase. The lessor must give at least 60 days’ notice of the increase.
  • Find out about increasing rent in fixed agreements here.

Type:Forms,Type:Lease,State:WA

Rent Increase Notice SA

Rent Increase Notice SA

In South Australia lease agreements that started on or after 1 March 2014 rent can be increased 12 months from the date of the last rent increase or 12 months from the date the agreement started as long as 60 days written notice is given.

Steps to complete

  • Download the ‘Notice to Tenant of Rent Increase’ form above.
  • Read through the form thoroughly
  • Complete all sections of the form
  • Give the completed form directly to the tenant or send by post

Tips

  • In South Australia lease agreements that began before 1 March 2014, rent can be increased once every six months.
  • Find out about increasing rent in fixed agreements here.

Type:Forms,Type:Lease,State:SA

Rent Increase Notice NT

Rent Increase Notice NT

Landlords in the Northern Territory must give tenants 30 days notice in writing of rent increases but the rent cannot be increased less than 6 months after the tenancy agreement commenced or since the last rent increase.

Steps to complete

  • Download the form above
  • Read through the form thoroughly
  • Complete the form
  • Directly give the form to the tenant by hand or by post

Tips

Type:Forms,Type:Lease,State:NT

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

How to Avoid Losing Good Tenants Due to a Rent Increase

How to Avoid Losing Good Tenants Due to a Rent Increase

Unfortunately some tenants believe that a rent increase is a kick in the guts after all the hard work they’ve done to keep the property in good condition and always paying the rent on time. But the honest truth is, it’s just apart of living. Everything goes up.

The trick is to provide them value and reason to keep living in your property. Let me show you how.

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When Should I do a Rent Increase?

When Should I do a Rent Increase?

If you ask your tenants when it would be a good time to increase the rent, they are likely to tell you there is not a good time. That is understandable. What would you tell the guy at the corner petrol station if he asked when would be a good time to raise the price of filling your tank?

There is no magic time of year to increase the rent that your tenants will be happy with. So you might ask “When should i do a rent increase?” No matter when you send the notice, there is always a possibility they could look at moving out. However the trick is minimise that possibility as much as you can, and I’ll tell you how..

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