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Pest control at home

Who is responsible for pest control, landlords or tenants?

The term 'pest control' covers a number of types of animal infestations and outbreaks. Pests and vermin may...

Ants in your rental: Responsibility and treatment

Ant control is not always as simple as it seems. They're small and come in...

Cockroaches in your rental: Responsibility and treatment

Cockroaches can cause major issues for tenants and landlords in rental properties. While they're usually...

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Lending to Australian housing investors continues to fall in April

Australian home lending continued to weaken in April, driven lower by another drop in the value of investor loans. According to the Australian Bureau of...

Renting with pets

Create a Pet Resume to help with your next rental application on Rent.com.au

If you've ever had trouble finding a pet-friendly rental property, Rent.com.au has a way to...

The most popular pet names revealed: Did yours make the list?

Is there a furry addition to your family named Bella or Buddy? What about a...

Want pets? Here’s what you can do in your state

Do you know what the law says about pets in your state? Here's the lowdown. By...

Hot renting questions

Who is responsible for pest control, landlords or tenants?

The term 'pest control' covers a number of types of animal infestations and outbreaks. Pests and vermin may become evident in rental properties at some stage during a...

Rental affordability

Rent.com.au rental market snapshot: May 2018

Property leasing data released by Rent.com.au for May 2018 illustrates the shift in Australian median rental property...

Hobart now Australia’s most unaffordable city for tenants, new report finds

An index that measures rental affordability relative to household income has found Hobart is the least...

Housing affordability stress affects one in nine households, but which ones are really struggling?

Meeting the cost of buying a home or renting privately is difficult for many in...

Renter Advice

International students: What you need to know before you rent

Renting in a new country has its challenges. Some 21.6% of Australians are currently enrolled to study at a tertiary or technical institution (ABS, 2016),...
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