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Entry Notice TAS

Entry Notice TAS

A tenant has a right to reasonable peace, comfort and privacy during the tenancy. The property owner/agent must not interfere with a tenants ‘quiet enjoyment’ of the property. This means that a property owner/agent cannot come onto the property whenever they choose. Certain rules apply when visiting the property.

Steps to complete

  • To find out when you need to give written notice and when you don’t need to give notice to enter your property visit the link above
  • Once you have established the reason you need to enter your property and whether you need to give written notice or not, create a letter for your tenant letting them know when and why you are coming
  • Give the letter to your tenant

Tips

  • It is always a good idea to chat to the tenant and negotiate a time that you can enter the premises that suits both of you before you write up the final notice of entry letter.

Type:Forms,Type:Lease,State:TAS

Bond Change of Owners TAS

Bond Change of Owners TAS

If there is a change in landlords the landlord that is leaving must complete a Property Owner/Agent Transfer form.

Steps to complete

  • Download the Property Owner/Agent Transfer form above
  • Complete all the sections of the form
  • This form must have all of the new landlords contact details
  • Once the form is complete and has been sigend it can be lodged at any Service Tasmania Shop or posted to the Rental Deposit Authority, PO Box 56, Rosny Park TAS 7018.

Tips

Type:Forms,Type:Lease,State:TAS

Bond Change of Tenants TAS

Bond Change of Tenants TAS

If more than one tenant is listed on a Bond Lodgement form, and a tenant changes during the lease, the outgoing tenant’s bond contribution must be transferred to the new tenant. The landlord must agree with the arrangement before it can go ahead. The landlord, the tenant moving in and the tenant moving out must complete a Tenant Transfer form.

Steps to complete

  • Download the Tenant Transfer form
  • Complete all the sections of the form
  • The form must be signed by the landlord, continuing tenants, incoming tenants and outgoing tenants
  • Once the form is complete it can be lodged at any Service Tasmania Shop or posted to the Rental Deposit Authority, PO Box 56, Rosny Park TAS 7018.

Tips

  • The outgoing tenant’s portion is then transferred to the incoming tenant’s name. No money will be released by the Rental Deposit Authority (RDA) until the end of the tenancy agreement. It is up to the tenants moving in and out to exchange the bond money.

Type:Forms,Type:Lease,State:TAS

Bond Refund TAS

Bond Refund TAS

Anyone who has contributed to a bond, and whose signature is shown on the Bond Lodgement Form, is entitled to claim back their portion of the bond at the end of a tenancy.

Steps to complete

  • Download, print and fill out the ‘Property Owner’ sections
  • Hand over to your tenant to fill out the ‘Tenant’ sections
  • Both landlord and tenant must then sign the form
  • Lodge the form at any Service Tasmania shop or post/fax to Rental Deposit Authority, PO Box 56, Rosny Park TAS 7018. Fax: 1300 737 487

Tips

  • Everyone who contributed to the bond will be notified when the Rental Deposit Authority receives a claim. It is important that you provide your current contact details, so you receive the notification.

Type:Forms,Type:Lease,State:TAS

Bond Lodgement TAS

Bond Lodgement TAS

All bonds must be paid to the Rental Deposit Authority (RDA) in Tasmania. The bond must be deposited with the RDA within 3 days of collecting the bond.

Steps to complete

  • Download and print the Bond Lodgement Form above
  • Complete and sign the form
  • Hand over to your tenant so they can review, sign and lodge the form

Tips

    • This form is for printing and hardcopy only. It cannot be completed online
    • This form can lodge and pay the bond directly to the Rental Deposit Authority by post to this address Consumer Affairs and Fair Trading PO Box 56, Rosny Park TAS 7018 or at any Service Tasmania shop

Type:Forms,Type:Lease,State:TAS

Residential Tenancy Agreement TAS

Residential Tenancy Agreement TAS

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.

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