Higher property prices linked to income inequality: study

Higher property prices are not only associated with higher income inequality but also with a higher inequality in household spending, our research shows. We examined...

Livestock-filled rental “a landlord’s nightmare”

When it comes to rental inspections, landlords and property managers have seen it all. But this week, one landlord in Canada was forced to...

Brisbane property owner convicted and fined

A Brisbane property owner who took advantage of tenants by inserting unlawful terms in the tenancy agreement requiring the tenants to pay for maintenance...

Rental market update – November 2016

With thousands of listings added daily by both private landlords and property agents, Rent.com.au has one of the broadest databases of rental properties in...

You can now check the Walk Score rating on all Rent.com.au properties

The word 'walkability' has helped put a measure and a term to what people are seeking out in unprecedented numbers: Walkable, convenient rental properties...

Attempted theft of $500k in cyber-attack on agency

A Perth real estate agent is breathing a sigh of relief after a cyber-attack was thwarted in an attempt to steal $500,000 from a...

Avoiding breaches of tenancy law: Joondanna case study

Did you know tenants must be provided with information prior to their name being posted on a tenancy database?  They must also be given an opportunity to challenge...

Agents beware: Blinds and curtain cords can kill

In light of a recent incident of the near strangulation of a toddler in a rental property, Western Australia's Department of Commerce has asked agents to...

Mobile. Tablet. Desktop. Do you know how renters are searching today?

THE renter audience may be skewed towards a female demographic (representing 68% of users), but new data indicates rent.com.au’s unique renter audience is firmly attached to their phones.

Top 7 NSW strata law changes in November 2016

Strata reform in NSW A number of reforms will be brought in to modernise the legislation for more than two million people in New South...

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