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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

Entry Notice SA

Entry Notice SA

Landlords in South Australia have limited rights as to when they can enter a tenanted property. This includes any gardens, sheds or yards included in the lease agreement. In some cases written notice to enter the property must be given before the landlord can enter the property. Landlords found to be breaching these conditions may be fined.

Steps to complete

  • Download the Rights of Entry fact sheet above to see what notice you need to give your tenants and when
  • Read the document THOROUGHLY
  • If you need to give your tenants notice of your entry download the Entry Notice form above
  • Complete the form
  • Pass the form onto your tenant

Tips

  • If proper notice is given, landlords can enter a property between 8.00 am and 8.00 pm on any day except a Sunday or public holiday.
  • In an emergency eg fire in the property no written notice is required
  • More information.

Type:Forms,Type:Lease,State:SA

Bond Change of Owners SA

Bond Change of Owners SA

In South Australia if there is a change in landlords you will need to either update the details on the lodged bond through Residential Bonds Online or you can fill out a ‘Change of Ownership/Agent’ form

Steps to complete

  • If you have a Residential Bonds Online account you can log into your account through the link above and make your tenant changes there.
  • If you are unable to use Residential Bonds Online you can download the ‘Change of Ownership/Agent’ form above
  • Fill out the form and make sure the previous landlord and new landlord sign the form
  • Once the form is complete send it to Customer and Business Services

Tips

Type:Forms,Type:Lease,State:SA

Bond Change of Tenants SA

Bond Change of Tenants SA

In South Australia if there is a change in tenants you will need to either update the details on the lodged bond through Residential Bonds Online or you can fill out a ‘Change of Tenants’ form

Steps to complete

  • If you have a Residential Bonds Online account you can log into your account through the link above and make your tenant changes there.
  • If you are unable to use Residential Bonds Online you can download the ‘Change of Tenant’ form above
  • Fill out the form and make sure the Landlord, tenants moving in and previous tenants sign the form
  • Once the form is complete send it to Customer and Business Services

Tips

Type:Forms,Type:Lease,State:SA

Bond Refund SA

Bond Refund SA

In South Australia at the end of the lease you can organise a bond refund through Residential Bonds Online (RBO) if you are registered or you can use the bond refund form below.

Steps to complete

  • If you are not registered at Residential Bonds Online simply download the Bond Refund Form above
  • If you are registered at RBO make sure your tenant’s email address is entered onto the system
  • Lodge your bond refund online through your account at RBO

Tips

Type:Forms,Type:Lease,State:SA

Bond Lodgement SA

Bond Lodgement SA

All landlords in South Australia must lodge a bong with Consumer and Business Services (CBS). Landlords must lodge a bond within two weeks of receiving it and registered agents have four weeks to lodge the bond.

Steps to complete

  • Download the Bond Lodgement form or complete it online through Residential Bonds Online
  • Complete all the sections of the form
  • Have all parties sigh the form
  • Lodge the form at CBS office or by post

Tips

  • For tips on how to lodge a rental bond check out our blog post

Type:Forms,Type:Lease,State:SA

Residential Tenancy Agreement SA – Periodic

Residential Tenancy Agreement SA - Periodic

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:SA

Residential Tenancy Agreement SA – Fixed Term

Residential Tenancy Agreement SA - Fixed Term

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:SA

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