Property renting guides and videos

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There are three videos available to help landlords and tenants with their renting experience:

Getting started

Getting started covers applying for a tenancy, option fees, tenancy databases, discrimination, tenancy agreements, rents and bonds and property condition reports.

Tenancy Laws Part 1 - Getting Started, by ConsumerProtectionWA

Moving in

Moving in covers tenants and landlord rights and obligations during the tenancy including maintenance, security, safety devices, repairs, inspections and subletting. 

Tenancy Laws Part 2 - Moving In, by ConsumerProtectionWA

Ending a tenancy

Ending a tenancy covers how to end a tenancy, notice periods, rent payments, rent increases, final inspections, breach notices and evictions. 

Tenancy Laws Part 3 - Ending a Tenancy, by ConsumerProtectionWA

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Last updated 15 Aug 2014

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