NSW Tenant left car in driveway after being evicted

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  1. Jat

    Jat Well-Known Member

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    Hi all,

    My previous tenant was evicted and after a few weeks that took her to pick her things up she left the car in the driveway.
    do you know what can I do to get rid of the ex-tenant car from my driveway?

    Thanks!
     
  2. Scott No Mates

    Scott No Mates Well-Known Member

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    A couple of trolley jacks, a few mates, a case of beer and move it out onto the street.

    What has your PM had to say about moving it (you don't own it, you will be at risk if you move it).

    Refer to the Tenancies Act in your state on how to deal with unwanted/abandoned goods (You may need to put it in storage for 6 months etc).
     
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  3. Michael Mitchell

    Michael Mitchell Property Manager Business Member

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    If your PM hasn't already done this for you are they really your PM? :rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes: :D:D:D
     
  4. Scott No Mates

    Scott No Mates Well-Known Member

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    Every good PM has an @datto (or the original) on their books ;)
     
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    It would already be at you pull it if it was me.Free pickup.
     
  6. datto

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    If it's a VN 3.8 manual I know someone who will pay $100 for the computer and cradle.
     
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  7. Mark F

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    I am sure somebody on this site knows people who may like to take it for a "test" drive only for it to burst into flames in some industrial estate (once the rubber has been smoked) :eek:.
     
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    I need 2x 15" interceptor rims (with or without tyres) pls

    Is the vehicle stil registered (you can check on the RMS website)
    Basically it is the tenants property and likely you will have to store it as per tenancy act.

    You could ask the PM to email a request to remove, if they reply in writting that they don't want it (then I'd call a local car removal mob, you might even get a few hundred for it).
     
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    What kind of car is it?
     
  10. qak

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    It's probably not theirs ... wait for the dunning letters and the repo agent.
     
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  11. Tom Rivera

    Tom Rivera Property Manager Business Member

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    There's a specific procedure in QLD for how to deal with goods over a certain value, I'm sure NSW has the same. @Mel Morgan can you comment on how that's supposed to work down your way?

    We had a VT Commodore left at a property earlier this year- I told the ex-tenants I'd take it home and use it as a paddock basher if they didn't come get it, next day it was gone- ha!
     
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  12. Mel Morgan

    Mel Morgan Sydney Property Manager Business Member

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    In the first instance I would contact the police to see if they can reach the owner as the vehicle is basically illegally parked on private property.

    Otherwise you could follow the Uncollected Goods Act 1995 which allows goods less than $1000 to be disposed of after 14 days notice or 28 days if its between $1000-$20000. So just stick a note on the windscreen saying it will be disposed of after x date. Follow instructions here: Uncollected goods

    Third option is to move the car onto the street and then call the council/police to report an abandoned vehicle.
     
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    :D
     
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