Following the easing of COVID-19 restrictions, we will be recommending routine inspections from 29 June 2020. Pursuant to the ‘Restrictions on Businesses, Activities and Undertakings Direction’ and best practice directions issued by the Real Estate Of Queensland (REIQ), the following protocols have been implemented by our team.

  1. Confirm with occupants that no one in the home is currently ill, is in self-isolation or has just returned from overseas before proceeding with an inspection. (If they answer yes to any of these questions, it is recommended that the inspection be postponed at least 14 days (in accordance with Queensland Health recommendations);
  2. Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth at all times when conducting inspections;
  3. Consider wearing disposable gloves before touching any objects and fixtures within the home, especially high-touch surfaces such as door handles, tap handles and window fittings;
  4. Wipe any touched surfaces with a disinfectant wipe;
  5. Politely decline to shake hands or have any other physical contact with occupants; and
  6. Reassure occupants that you are following best practice precautionary measures which are not in response to any confirmed coronavirus cases within the agency or immediate area.
Find Out More

Looking For A Property Manager?

We’ve been managing property in Brisbane’s Inner South since 1977.

With industry leading innovation, a can do attitude, unprecedented property management knowledge and a six-star service mindset, we want to be an important part of your investment journey.

Find Out More

More Landlord Insights

Be aware, not alarmed

Don't panic, investors will have plenty of time to ensure they comply with new smoke alarm legislation that comes into effect on 1 January 2022. The misinformation regarding this important update continues. Many smoke alarm [...]

ATO guide for rental property owners 2021

The Australian Tax Office (ATO) has released their 2021 guide which explains how to treat rental income and expenses, including how to treat more than 230 residential rental property items.Rental properties 2021 will help you, [...]

COVID-19 Tenancy Update

The Queensland Government has extended temporary regulatory measures to 30 September 2021. Protections that continue to apply until 30 September 2021 include: provisions allowing tenants experiencing domestic and family violence to end their tenancies quickly protections for [...]

The Reform Process | Renting in Queensland

The Queensland Government updated their website in early March regarding the RTRA (Residential Tenancies And Rooming Accommodation) Act review. The process has been delayed due to COVID-19. The consultation process has ended. They will next [...]

COVID-19 Tenancy Laws Extended

The COVID-19 temporary tenancy regulations (laws) were due to expire 31 December 2020, however, the laws were amended to now expire April 30, 2021. What will continue until 30 April 2021 provisions allowing tenants experiencing [...]

What About Pets At Your Investment Property?

Approximately 63% of Australians own pets, making us one of the world’s leading countries in pet ownership. Given these growing numbers, it’s worth considering making your property available to tenants who are pet owners. The [...]

Routine Inspection COVID-Safe Guidelines

Following the easing of COVID-19 restrictions, we will be recommending routine inspections from 29 June 2020. Pursuant to the ‘Restrictions on Businesses, Activities and Undertakings Direction’ and best practice directions issued by the Real Estate [...]