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Emergency Relief for Commercial Leases extended to 31 December

On last week's Radio Show we talked about the new extensions of rent relief for Commercial Leasing that the government has now extended to end of this year. Recording of show to come.

Despina PrialaPosted By Despina Priala
19th October 2020
Duration : 1 Minute Read
Views : 352

Rent relief during Covid-19 - Thew New Regulations

On 28 May 2020 the Retail Shop Leases and Other Commercial Leases (COVID-19 Emergency Response) Regulation 2020 (Regulations) came into force which was made under the COVID-19 Emergency Response Act 2020 (Act) (Download PDF). These regulations now provide relief to tenants ...

Despina PrialaPosted By Despina Priala
14th June 2020 (Updated 18th June 2022)
Duration : 1 Minute Read
Views : 414

Can Landlords Increase Rent?

Despina Priala explains what options a landlord has when they want to increase the rent. Question: I am the owner of a two-bedroom unit in Queensland. I have had the same tenants (a couple of students) for two years. Recently, I decided to increase the rent and they have objected ...

Despina PrialaPosted By Despina Priala
1st April 2015 (Updated 12th May 2020)
Duration : 3 Minute Read
Views : 1946

Can landlords be taken to court if forgetful?

Despina Priala reveals whether or not forgetful landlords should be worried about going to court. This article explores the possibility of when a landlord can be taken to court by their tenant for lack of maintaining and repairing a property. (Published in Your Investment Property ...

Despina PrialaPosted By Despina Priala
1st March 2015 (Updated 27th June 2022)
Duration : 3 Minute Read
Views : 1918

Tenancy Agreements - Who is Responsible for Damage

In Queensland, the Residential Tenancies and Rooming Accommodation Act 2008 (the Act) governs the relationship between lessor and tenant. Similar legislation would exist in other states. The question that arises in the above scenario given is a common one and it is important ...

Despina PrialaPosted By Despina Priala
30th May 2012 (Updated 11th May 2020)
Duration : 2 Minute Read
Views : 1638
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