I own a unit in Qld that I'm planning to rent out later this year. I've been looking at examples of property management contracts and found this:
"At the start of the tenancy the Client must ensure:
-the Property and inclusions are clean and comply with local and state authority building & emergency services legislation.
-the Property is safe and fit for the Tenant/s to live in.
-Prior to occupancy the Client should have the property inspected by someone with appropriate experience in house maintenance."
Is there any way that an investor can realistically prove the property is safe/compliant? I'm aware of needing to get the smoke alarm and safety-switch checked, but is there some other steps I should take?
smoke alarms, window locks and locks on all outside doors is what is required.
If you are getting it managed, they should look through and provide you with the info that you need to meet compliance.
Xenia said: ↑
smoke alarms, window locks and locks on all outside doors is what is required.Click to expand...None of our houses have window locks and we have never had an issue with this. Curious as to whether anyone else in Brisbane has heard of this one.
for windows it doesn't have to be a key lock
as long as you can close it so it cannot be opened by hand from outside
usually just a latch