Reader questions

I’m moving to a new property. Can I have my bond transferred?

Reader Question:  "My lease is coming to an end. I’ve decided not to stay in my...

What should I do with a tenant’s leftover belongings?

Reader Question: "I’m a landlord and have just had my property vacated. The tenants still have...

I had to default on a rental property, can I still rent?

Reader Question:  "Three years ago, I had to default on a rental property, but I have...

Latest news

Virtual realty: can a computer game turn you into an ‘evil’ property developer?

Via The Guardian / By Adam Forrest Delaying repairs to save money and dehumanising your tenants...

Rent.com.au Rental Snapshot | Rental Prices for January 2017

With thousands of listings added daily by both private landlords and property agents, Rent.com.au has...

How the cat got its coat (and other furry tails)

Piebaldism - The Cat Tuxedo From Sylvester in Looney Tunes to Mr Mistoffelees in the 1980s...

Home and Living

David Bowie’s secret life in Australia: How the music icon lived in a Sydney apartment for 10 years

David Bowie had a real love affair with Australia and lived in an apartment in Sydney for 10 years during which time he fell for a local waitress and immersed himself in Aboriginal culture.

Lantern-like houses that glow in the dark

In many parts of the world, lanterns play major roles in celebrations. Their warm glow can be found...

Easy-to-grow indoor plants that thrive

Growing indoor plants can be beneficial to both body and mind. Normal plant processes include...