QLD Residential Property with a Commercial Lease?

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Mr T

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10 September 2014
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I need some help on the following:

I am renting a residential property and have recently realised that I had signed a commercial lease. Is there a mistake here?
 

Tim W

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28 April 2014
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Is it your principal place of residence (and has no other function),
or have you rented it to use for business - like GP doctors sometimes do?
 

Sarah J

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16 July 2014
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Where is the property located? Is it located on a street of shops in a commercial area/property or is it primarily residential?
Does the agreement allow you to carry on a trade or business?
Do you believe the price is high for a residential lease? Commercial leases tend to be leased at higher rates than residential leases.
However, it may be a case where the lease is titled "commercial lease" but it is in effect a residential lease.