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Tenant Info

As a valued tenant of Peter Lees you can expect to be treated at all times with respect, compassion and kindness. We aim to make renting a property in the Greater Launceston area as straight forward and simple as possible. We want happy tenants who will look after a property as if it were their own.

Here you’ll find information that will help make you rental journey as smooth as possible.

For the holiday period we have moved our Emergency Maintenance information  to the top of the page. For information on how to apply for a property, please scroll further down.

Emergency Maintenance

Emergency repairs consist of the following:

  • A burst water service or a serious water service leak
  • A serious roof leak
  • A dangerous electrical fault
  • A serious storm, fire or impact damage
  • A failure or breakdown of an essential service or appliance on the premises for hot water, cooking or heating.
  • A fault or damage likely to injure a person, damage property or unduly inconvenience a tenant of premises.
  • A blocked or broken toilet system
  • A gas leak
  • Flooding or serious flood damage
  • A failure or breakdown of the gas, electricity or water supply to the premises.
  • A fault or damage that makes the premises unsafe or insecure.
  • A serious fault in a staircase, lift or other common area of premises that unduly inconveniences a tenant in gaining access to, or using, the premises.


In all instances, please check your lease for Emergency Contact details as some properties have specific requirements.

These Contractors are Approved by Peter Lees Real Estate for After Hours Emergency Maintenance:

Electrical:  Switched On Electrical - 0457 188 572
Locksmith:  Jacksons Security - 13 18 83


Other Emergency Contacts

SES: (Floods/Storms) - 132 500

Tas Networks: (Electrical faults or outages) - 132 004
You can also view power outages via https://www.tasnetworks.com.au/outages


Report Maintenance

This can be reported via the Tenant Portal

How to Apply for a Property

When it comes to applying for properties we make this as simple as possible. Each property on our website will have an ‘Apply’ button, simply click this and follow the instructions.

When applying for a property to rent you’ll need to provide 100 points of ID, unfortunately we are unable to accept incomplete applications. You’ll also need the following documents and references ready to go:

  • Current credit check (no more than 60 days old) from Tas Collection Services or Veda (if you have lived outside of Tasmania at all during the past 12 months);
  • Contact name and details of your current and previous property manager or landlord (whether private or agency)
  • Evidence of employment (payslips or bank statements) as well as a contact name & number for your employer
  • Proof of affordability if you are currently receiving Government allowances/payments (Centrelink statement)
  • 1 Personal and 1 Professional referee - contact name and number (must not be a relative or friend)
  • Photo ID (drivers licence, passport, student ID, keypass)
  • Medicare card or Concession card



VIEW the property online and thoroughly check out the online photo’s & video provided.

DRIVE PAST the property so that you understand the location and proximity to shops/schools etc.

APPLY online on the website property page, or contact us via phone – (03) 6331 5544. If you call, you’ll receive a link to apply.


Once your application is approved, a PRIVATE INSPECTION of the property will be arranged prior to you signing the lease.


*If viewing a property online is difficult for a prospective tenant, please contact us to arrange an alternative.


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