I can’t access my ledger. How do demonstrate my financials?

If you're having trouble securing a copy of your rental (tenant) ledger from your current or previous landlord or property manager, don't despair. There...

Should I be paid interest earned on my bond money?

If you've paid a rental bond (or security bond) for a rental property in Australia, you may be entitled to receive the interest accumulated...

What $1,000/week could get you in Perth today

In Perth's current rental market, it's not difficult to score a bargain at a very reasonable price. In fact, median prices in the WA...

Asbestos – Could it be in my rental property?

Think you've found asbestos in your property? Or are you concerned that it might be present in a poor condition? Asbestos can be a renovation...

Australia’s cheapest (and most expensive) suburbs revealed

Rent.com.au has ranked the top 10 most affordable and most expensive suburbs by state, as well as those suburbs which sit around the median...

9 strategies to score a rental in a competitive market

Been reading about increasing house prices? As some states struggle with housing affordability, renting is becoming a more appealing option.  But in a competitive...

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...

What $1,000/week could get you in Sydney today

Renting in the New South Wales capital isn't anywhere near as expensive as renting in New York or Singapore, but it's pretty damn pricey....

Your rental ledger – Why you should be asking for a copy

When it comes to applying for your next property, a good rental ledger is extremely beneficial.  One of the most valuable things you can have...