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    Default Re: Rental Help

    They might be leaving your lease to have you go on periodic once it's ended. I think the notice they have to give you to vacate is only about a month then.
    They may not be wanting you out though. A lot of leases end up periodic once the initial one has ended.
    It sucks not knowing though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by HarvestMoon View Post
    They might be leaving your lease to have you go on periodic once it's ended. I think the notice they have to give you to vacate is only about a month then.
    They may not be wanting you out though. A lot of leases end up periodic once the initial one has ended.
    It sucks not knowing though.

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    I think that is the issue, the not knowing.

    I know that we have to give 2 weeks notice before the end of the lease if we are going. But no where on anything does it say how long they have to give.

    I might call the RTA again lol.......silly anxious me!

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    Quote Originally Posted by HarvestMoon View Post
    They might be leaving your lease to have you go on periodic once it's ended. I think the notice they have to give you to vacate is only about a month then.
    They may not be wanting you out though. A lot of leases end up periodic once the initial one has ended.
    It sucks not knowing though.

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    I worked in real estate. The minimum notice that the landlord can give a tenant is 60 days.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hollywood View Post
    I worked in real estate. The minimum notice that the landlord can give a tenant is 60 days.
    Oh okay! Thank you!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cheerilee View Post
    I think that is the issue, the not knowing.

    I know that we have to give 2 weeks notice before the end of the lease if we are going. But no where on anything does it say how long they have to give.

    I might call the RTA again lol.......silly anxious me!
    Not sure if it's the same in your state, but here in Vic you have to give a minimum of 28 days notice if you want to vacate at the end of the lease.

    If you can find somewhere a lot cheaper then it would possibly be worth your while to move. However, if you consider the cost of actually moving (removal truck, etc), is it really worth it for a tiny amount of money?

    I used to see it all the time when I worked in real estate, people moving frequently due to small rent increases etc. It won't look good on your rental history if you're moving a lot.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hollywood View Post
    Not sure if it's the same in your state, but here in Vic you have to give a minimum of 28 days notice if you want to vacate at the end of the lease.

    If you can find somewhere a lot cheaper then it would possibly be worth your while to move. However, if you consider the cost of actually moving (removal truck, etc), is it really worth it for a tiny amount of money?

    I used to see it all the time when I worked in real estate, people moving frequently due to small rent increases etc. It won't look good on your rental history if you're moving a lot.
    I think the same as this.
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    Default Rental Help

    In NSW landlords have to give 30 days notice for tenants to vacate before the end of fixed term lease ( so on the 22 dec they can request you leave when the lease is up) however after the lease expires they have to give you 90 days notice - they can't increase the rent until your lease expires and then it's 60 days notice

    As Hollywood said though $3 a week really is nothing when you add the cost of moving etc plus depending where you live (in Sydney the rental market is still quite strong) and you may end up paying more for a new home anyway

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    You said you are in QLD... a landlord has to give 2 months notice if they wish you to vacate, and a tenant has to give 2 weeks notice.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Elijahs Mum View Post
    In NSW landlords have to give 30 days notice for tenants to vacate before the end of fixed term lease ( so on the 22 dec they can request you leave when the lease is up) however after the lease expires they have to give you 90 days notice - they can't increase the rent until your lease expires and then it's 60 days notice

    As Hollywood said though $3 a week really is nothing when you add the cost of moving etc plus depending where you live (in Sydney the rental market is still quite strong) and you may end up paying more for a new home anyway
    Anyway will see what happens I guess.
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    Default Re: Rental Help

    Quote Originally Posted by Hollywood View Post
    I worked in real estate. The minimum notice that the landlord can give a tenant is 60 days.
    Oh ok.. It's been a bit over a year since i've lived in QLD so i'm a bit rusty on the legislation.


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