Agencies fined for unlawful entry to rental property - Queensland

Two recent prosecutions by the Residential Tenancies Authority (RTA) included breaches of 'rules of entry' to rental property. Section 192 to 199 cover rules of entry under the RTRA Act. These requirements are called rules of entry as per section 200. Upcoming property management training throughout Queensland will include this topic as part of the training and education event Click here for more information regarding the training events

Upcoming property management training

What property managers need to know about the RTRA Act regarding special terms. The session will include information on educating lessor clients regarding the Act and carpet cleaning, pools, pest control and more. Best practice completed tenancy agreement/contract will be provided and discussed plus how to bind the tenant lawfully in accordance with the RTRA Act. We shall also discuss 'rules of entry' legislation.

 The July Real Estate Excellence member update will begin a several month feature on rules of entry for member offices to assist with best practice and compliance. PME system member offices can also study and use chapter 9 of the PME manual for staff training if required.

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