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Discussion in 'Property Management' started by TroyS, 6th Oct, 2016.

  1. TroyS

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    My tenants owe me more than 10 weeks and they refuse to pay anything and refuse to leave:

    - I have served the Termination Notice base on non payment of rent 3 months ago, they did not leave
    - I filed application to tribunal, it took two month to finalise case and form the orders (Pay rent arears & Vacate)
    - They ignore both orders (still not paying and refuse to leave)
    - So I need to ask to enforce the money orders and eviction orders, which I did 2 weeks ago
    - Then the banks, the court and sheriffs all told me that all of these process will take months to process.

    As of now (after 4 months) I still havent received any payments from the money orders, and they are still in my property after I have gained the possession of the property.

    This country's judicial system is broken, law enforcement system is useless.

    It is very easy to be a bad tenant. I have suffered for many months and am not too sure if anyone has similar experience. This whole thing makes to question the meaning of life.

    Any help or comments?
     
  2. Propertunity

    Propertunity Exclusive Real Estate Buyers Agent Business Member

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    Please tell me that you have LandLords insurance.
     
  3. Barny

    Barny Well-Known Member

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    cant say I've ever had tenant issues in the last 6 days, meaning of life is much more than this or rental properties and money. Except it as part of the deal, get good insurance and good managers, dust it off. Best of luck.
     
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  4. Johnny Cashflow

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    Sorry to hear!

    One of the downfalls of IPs unfortunately :(

    Not sure what can be done, someone here will know though
     
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  5. D.T.

    D.T. Adelaide Property Manager Business Member

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    What state is the property in?

    If there was a tribunal order to vacate on X date you should have enforced that using Bailiff or Police depending on state on that date.

    But yes I agree the system is fairly poor - have to make do with what we have by being on top of things at all times and acting as soon as legally able.
     
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  6. TroyS

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    One of many things I have learnt from this.

    I could write a book now.

    Thanks for the help.
     
  7. TroyS

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    It takes 1 week to file an order for warrant.
    It takes 28 days to get to the Sheriff office after I lodge with court and pay the fees.
    And the sheriff will simply not to come or wait for few months because the matter is too small for them, they have got million of other fun things to do.

    So they will stay there forever.

    If I remove them myself I am facing a fine of $22,000 which is no difference when nothing is lodged. I should have done this 4 months ago.

    What a joke. I will vote with my toes for who ever can fix this.

    Thanks for the help.
     
  8. EN710

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    Do you have a property manager?
     
  9. TroyS

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    Thanks for the help.

    I do need a lot of luck
     
  10. TroyS

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    Useless
     
  11. Johnny Cashflow

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    Plenty of them around
     
  12. Barny

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    There's a few ways to go about this. Hopefully your insurance will cover the loss until they are gone and carry forth with the legal system.
    Your manager somehow gets them out with excellent communication skills.
    Or you pay a mediator, My mediators have criminal records and charges of violence. They always know how to get the right outcome everytime.
     
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    I feel for you

    some of the tribunal judgements ive had make me laugh, and feel like a 3yr old would have more common sense
     
  14. WattleIdo

    WattleIdo renovating Premium Member

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    I once had a neighbour who used to harass me - where I parked the car etc. One day my father and two brothers came to visit me and it all stopped. They are very polite (when you first meet them) and well -dressed. They wouldn't get involved probably. But it was the solution to the problem. They didn't do a thing. Didn't even know there was a problem.
    That and planting a fast-growing melalucca near the fence to stop him peering over. :rolleyes:
    A bunch of polite well-dressed men can come in handy. "Oh, we're here to start renovating (in suits?) weren't expecting you to be here ... etc. No law-breaking in that, is there?
     
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  15. D.T.

    D.T. Adelaide Property Manager Business Member

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    Sounds like NSW?
    In SA and Vic you get Bailiff or Police respectively on the vacate date. My last couple I've needed both :p
     
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    Well you are a pretty tall, strong guy. Did they tazer you?

    pinkboy
     
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  17. TroyS

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    I have got someone to call "My guy". But he is freaking expensive and I can not afford to pay anything more.

    Any suggestions on physically revenge? I can still find them, they are in my property!

    One more thing to add, they are American, so they will probably fly back to their beloved country when they are done with me, left me half a year rent and couple thousand dollars of legal fee.

    What a beautiful world.
     
  18. TroyS

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    I think its time for me to call Batman.
    Or Avengers or Suicide Squad.

    I need JUSTICE!
    lol """""""""
     
  19. TroyS

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    It might be easier to be a tribunal member.
    I will apply tomorrow and start to screw people over.
     
  20. MTR

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    I have had a few... I can laugh now, but I even had two tenants leave all their rubbish behind, I mean possessions behind that I had to store for 3 months, even their children's family photos, interesting that.

    They were actually too busy to collect after 3 months as they just got a job would you believe... so I had to pay for removalists to take the lot to the tip. I did try charity stores but they let me down, which incurred further storing costs..... do I love tenants, yes of course, I give them free cinema tickets every year... that's a joke

    MTR:)