What are your estate agent's fees when letting out your home?

I've been quoted 9% + GST+ $5/wk + one week's rent for each letting, + a photographers fee of $45. I'd like to compare so we can hopefully negotiate more affordable fees.
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kerry-smollenk Aug 17, 2019
Flat Fee Property Brisbane Management
Cooper Jackson Property Management is the original Flat Fee service in Brisbane. This is a Full Service without all the add-ons of other offices. The Flat Fee would be up to 50% less than alot of the fees charged on inner-city properties by all the traditional franchises.
www.flatfeepropertymanagement.com.au
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purerentals 2yrs+
Pure Rentals an Australian first with a flat Management fee of $1249PA + gst
1 weeks rent as a let fee
No other fees or charges ever

www.purerentals.net.au
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AdamS 2yrs+
This is directly from the office of fair trading in Queensland:

The maximum letting fee that a real estate agent can charge you for managing your rental property depends on the length of the tenancy agreement.

Tenancy agreement length - Maximum letting fee
More than 5 years - 7.5% of the average annual rent
Between 1 and 5 years - 5% of the first year´s rent
Between 3 weeks and 1 year - 1 week´s rent
Between 2 and 3 weeks - 75% of 1 week´s rent
Less than 2 weeks - 50% of 1 week´s rent

If an agent has charged you a letting fee (according to the table above), they may then charge commission of:
• 5% of the rent collected for the first year and
• 7.5% of rent collected from then on.

If an agent has not charged you a letting fee, they may then charge commission of:
• 7.5% of rent collected.

Your agent is also entitled to further payments, as agreed in writing between you and the agent, if they arrange and supervise repairs and replacements for the property.

AND here is the URL: http://www.fairtrading.qld.gov.au/property-management.htm
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