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I’m on a periodic lease, do I need to give one months’ notice?

Reader Question:  “I’m on a month-by-month periodic lease in Melbourne, Victoria. Do I have to give...

I’ve caused some property damage. What should I do?

Reader Question:  "What should I do if I damage something in the property I'm renting and/or...

Am I responsible for having the gas meter installed?

Reader Question “If I'm renting a brand-new house (never previously occupied) with a gas stove and...

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