Leading Rentals

Rental Testimonials

Why Leading Rentals

Our Management Service

Our agency manages the tenancy relationship and relevant tenancy matters on your behalf. Here are just some of the main services we carry out for our owners

Showing your property
Advertising your property

Maintenance negotiation

Tenancy renewals and negotiation

Processing tenancy applications
Completion of the required tenancy documents

General routine and final inspections

All facets of rental management

We believe in treating our clients with respect, honesty, and integrity into all aspects of our business. It is our goal to build an exceptional reputation in the field of real estate and property management and become a key player in the industry.

Our experienced agents and property managers at Leading Realty offer extensive knowledge of the local area across residential, commercial and Airbnb property management. Our dynamic team pride themselves on their personalized, professional and high quality management services to all clients. They are committed to minimizing vacancies, providing up-to-date market appraisals and ongoing rent reviews to ensure your property is operating at its optimal efficiency and meeting your investment goals.

What We Do

For Our Management Service

Our agency manages the tenancy relationship and relevant tenancy matters on your behalf. Below are some of the main services we carry out on your behalf as your managing agent;

Showing your property

  • Organizing inspections to show the property to prospective tenants

Advertising your property

  • Using resources such as real estate websites and our in house agency ‘rent list’

Processing tenancy applications

  • Verification and assessment of the tenants ability to pay rent and ability to care for the property

Lodging rental bonds to the Government Authority (RTA) on your behalf

  • It is a legal requirement that rental bonds paid by a tenant be paid to the RTA (Residential Tenancies Authority)

Completion of the required tenancy documents to commence the tenancy on your behalf

  • The RTA Form 18a – the General Tenancy Agreement
  • This must be given to the tenant prior to monies being taken
  • The RTA Form 1a – the entry condition report
  • The RTA Form 17a – the Information Statement
  • A useful resource booklet provided by the RTA that we on your behalf a required to provide to tenant when giving the agreement for signing (a copy is provided as part of this proposal package.
  • Body corporate by-laws (if applicable)
  • Trust account receipt for rent and bond monies paid
  • RTA Form 2 – bond lodgement form

Accounting on your behalf

  • Payment of invoices for maintenance and other instructed matters
  • Disbursement of rental trust funds

Rent arrears

  • Daily rent arrears administration and monitoring
  • Issuing of required statutory notices as required and if applicable

Maintenance negotiation

  • Notifying the lessor of maintenance (as per management agreement instructions)
  • Communication with the tenant
  • Organising a suitable contractor
  • Providing a work order to the contractor
  • Following up as required
  • Payment of invoice
  • Accounting to the lessor accordingly

Tenancy renewals and negotiation

  • Contacting the lessor to verify instructions such as to renew the lease or to provide notice to the tenant to vacate
  • Making the renewal lease offer to the tenant
  • Negotiating rent increases if applicable
  • Following up the tenant
  • Tenancy paperwork – a new Form 18a – General Tenancy Agreement
  • Lodging bond increases if there has been a rent increase upon renewal

Carrying out the final inspection

  • Statutory and best practice letter and procedure requirements
  • Inviting the tenant to the final inspection
  • Carrying out the final inspection to ensure that the property is returned in the same condition as it was found  – except for fair  wear and tear as per  standard  term 37  of the General Tenancy Agreement. (37 Condition premises must be left in – s 188(4)
  • Negotiating any outstanding items such as cleaning with the tenant that may be required to be undertaken to return the property in accordance with the entry condition
  • Negotiating and coordinating the bond refund with the tenants in liaison with the lessor.

Our Fees

At Leading Rentals Sunshine Coast we pride ourselves on providing a great service at a great price. Unlike other rental agencies, we have no hidden costs - and that is our promise to you!

Our owners can be assured that there will be no hidden nasty surprises in their end of month statement.

Other Traditional Agencies

Letting Fee

Management Fee

Lease Renewal/Negotiation Fee

Routine Inspection Fee

Monthly Admin Fee

Landlord Insurance Claim Fee

Maintenance Arrangement Fee

Advertising & Marketing Fee

EOFY Statement Fee

New Tenancy Processing Fee

Quotation for Maintenance Fee

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Letting Fee

Management Fee

Lease Renewal/Negotiation Fee

Routine Inspection Fee

Quotation for Maintenance Fee

New Tenancy Processing Fee

EOFY Statement Fee

Advertising & Marketing Fee

Maintenance Arrangement Fee

Landlord Insurance Claim Fee

Monthly Admin Fee

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Katherine Rafter

With a background working in Property Management in Brisbane and in the Sunshine Coast hinterland; Katherine brings a wealth of administration experience and business acumen to the team at Leading Realty Sunshine Coast.

Prior to joining the Leading Realty team, Katherine Rafter has worked in real estate since the late 90s and she gained her Property Management and Real Estate License in the early 2000s. Katherine worked a number of years in Property Management in the bayside area of Brisbane before making a move up to the Sunshine Coast in 2014 working in and around Mooloolaba, Buderim and Landsborough. Prior to working in Property Management Katherine worked in a family run business in the Building Industry.

Katherine has embraced her career in property with a passion and is the perfect fit for our award-winning team who are consistently securing outstanding results for sellers and investors across the Sunshine Coast, from the beach suburbs to the hinterland.

Katherine lives in Buderim and in her free time enjoys walking, reading, watching all sports and spending time with family and friends.

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