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  1. property world

    property world Well-Known Member

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    Questions that dont deserve or need a new thread to clog up the forum if quality threads/post

    Ive seen these work really well in other forums.

    Anyway my question to start with is

    Do Landlords make their tenants pay the water service charge (ie: $120 per 2 months) or simply the the water use charge (like $20 a month)

    In my lease i have a disclosure that tenant pays 100% of the utilities. Does this include the service charge or juat the usage?

    As a LL ive always paid the service charge but not the use
     
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    Scott No Mates Well-Known Member

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    If it's commercial then yes. Residential only usage applies if water efficiencymeasures are installed.

    Does your lease comply with the tenancy act?
     
  3. bob shovel

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    Do LL's pay PM's a fee then pay the bills themselves?
     
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    D.T. Adelaide Property Manager Business Member

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    Varies per state and depends on lease
    See Tenancy Tip Thursday - Who pays water? for more detail
     
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    D.T. Adelaide Property Manager Business Member

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    Some of each. Some like paying themselves so they get credit card reward points or just have more control.

    Others like having a completely hands off investing experience.

    I let ppl choose.
     
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    bob shovel Well-Known Member

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    @D.T. Do LL's ask for cheaper fees if they are taking some of it on themselves?
     
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    York Finance Broker Business Member

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    Bob....did you steal @Bran avatar? Lol
     
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    D.T. Adelaide Property Manager Business Member

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    Haven't been asked that. Don't charge anything to handle them so don't see what there is to subtract if we don't.
     
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    If you didn't have to look after any bills for properties that would lighten the load
     
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    D.T. Adelaide Property Manager Business Member

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    Its no trouble mate ;)
     
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    bob shovel Well-Known Member

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    Great service... With a smile. I need some adl properties for you to manage
     
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    Ive used the WAs governments lease forms so id hope so. Tenant pays 100% of utility use is what ive done.
     
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    D.T. Adelaide Property Manager Business Member

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    He's referring to NSW rules. If you click on the link i posted above, it has something about each state's differences on water.
     
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    lMAO

    I read it and thought, '

    Wtf Bob???
    Lmao
     
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    York Finance Broker Business Member

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    He's having turns being everyone for a week at a time...I wonder who is next?
     
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    I didn't notice until pointed out lol. I thought that was @Bran replying
     
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    bob shovel Well-Known Member

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    Glad you've got a sense of humour @Bran , I even looked at your posts,thinking "when did I write that?" I got a little too settled in to your Joan of arc avatar
     
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    Ha ha ha. I did laugh. It's funny how much we come to rely on the pics. I've had a busy weekend on call, so I was a little bewildered at some of the posts until I realised.

    Why Joan of Arc? I'm Bran Stark, of course.
     
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    I thought it was a she.
    Just did a google... Game of thrones... I only watched 2 eps and was done :oops:
     
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    You have to try again. I did the same thing. Do it.
     
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