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    I'm in QLD and we had to give 4 weeks bond plus 2 weeks rent. The 2 weeks rent can be used to cover the first 2 weeks rent from when you move in or keep you ahead in rent payments.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lauzy View Post
    I'm in QLD and we had to give 4 weeks bond plus 2 weeks rent. The 2 weeks rent can be used to cover the first 2 weeks rent from when you move in or keep you ahead in rent payments.
    We have always been told u need to stay 2 weeks ahead.... Ur not allowed to just not pay unless it's the end of your lease. That might be incorrect but that's what we have always been told

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lauzy View Post
    I'm in QLD and we had to give 4 weeks bond plus 2 weeks rent. The 2 weeks rent can be used to cover the first 2 weeks rent from when you move in or keep you ahead in rent payments.
    When we were renting this was our case. We chose to stay two weeks ahead so that when we moved we didn't have to pay two lots of rent. But the choice was ours, all we had to do was bring forward the date of the first direct debit.

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    Quote Originally Posted by grooviechic35 View Post
    We have always been told u need to stay 2 weeks ahead.... Ur not allowed to just not pay unless it's the end of your lease. That might be incorrect but that's what we have always been told
    Legally, you aren't in arrears until you are 8 clear days behind. So, an agency can request you stay 2 weeks ahead but cannot force you. At least that's what I remember from my property manager days.

    In regards to initial costs, I believe that if a property is over a certain amount per week rent can be set at what the landlord wants, not necessarily 4 weeks rent worth. I'll try and do some digging to find the info on that.

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    We're moving to a new rental and I have had 3 in total it's always been bond (4 weeks cost) and 4 weeks rent up front

    Edited- to include that I am in Vic
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    Quote Originally Posted by purpleflowers View Post
    are you sure ???? I need to have my info right ....looking a rental properties in NSW....

    Yep
    http://intranet.tenants.org.au/print/fs02.pdf

    Rent in advance
    The landlord/agent or the tenancy agreement cannot require you to pay more than 2 weeks rent in advance (you may choose to pay more). They cannot demand further rent until it falls due and cannot ask for a post- dated cheque.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Elijahs Mum View Post
    Yep
    http://intranet.tenants.org.au/print/fs02.pdf

    Rent in advance
    The landlord/agent or the tenancy agreement cannot require you to pay more than 2 weeks rent in advance (you may choose to pay more). They cannot demand further rent until it falls due and cannot ask for a post- dated cheque.
    But that link.is for NSW isn't it ....???

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    You said you were looking at properties in NSW?

    Anyway - it looks like you live in Qld so here's a link to the RTA. The type of tenancy you have dictates how much rent in advance.

    http://www.rta.qld.gov.au/Renting/Mo...ent-in-advance
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