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SA Rentals - 2 year management agreement?

Discussion in 'Property Management' started by mini2, 25th Jul, 2015.

  1. mini2

    mini2 Well-Known Member

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    My first IP in SA and this looked kinda weird - on the management agreement, the PM put down 2 years for the management period and I was like mmmmmm kay.

    Can I change it back to 1 year?
    What's the consequences further down the track if I want to change?

    There's some entries in the annex...
    "Landlords will be unable to unreasonably withhold consent to any alteration or addition to the premises that is necessary for the provision of key infrastructure or services (e.g. digital TV and the NBN)."

    Am I missing something here? They ask for permission here in NSW so they can go free willy in SA through this rather ambiguous worded term?
     
  2. DaveM

    DaveM Adelaide Buyers Agent & KFC Strategist Business Member

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    Which agent? You can cross it out and put any term on it you want, if they agree to it away you go.

    Re the annex items, so long as it doesn't contravene the Residential Tenancies Act 1995 then its generally OK. That particular clause is legislated in section 70 1a in the act

    70—Alteration of premises
    (1) It is a term of a residential tenancy agreement that a tenant must not, without the landlord's written consent, make an alteration or addition to the premises.
    (1a) It is a term of a residential tenancy agreement that a landlord will not unreasonably withhold his or her consent to an alteration or addition to the premises that is necessary to ensure the provision of infrastructure or a service of a prescribed kind
     
  3. Coota9

    Coota9 Well-Known Member Premium Member

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    Property manager term is one thing but I would adjust it to include a very short notification term if you wanted to move to another agency