Condition

My tenant refuses to agree on their condition report

"My tenant has refused (over email) to agree on the contents of their outgoing condition report and has requested some urgency on the return...

My tenant cut down my tree. Can I ask for compensation?

"My tenant has cut down a large tree on my property. It was a key feature of the backyard, offered privacy and was the...

5 questions to help you find an A-list property solicitor

When you buy or sell property, you need to engage a solicitor or conveyancer to handle the legal side of the transaction for you. By...

Should I include carpet cleaning as a special term?

"As a property owner, should I include carpet cleaning under special terms in my tenancy agreement to ensure the rental property is up to...

My tenant is vacating earlier than the notice date

"My tenant's lease is expiring on May 10, but I need the property back vacant by June 29. My property management agreement contract requires...

Could your investment property be holding you back?

As savvy property investors, you know how important it is to regularly evaluate the properties in your portfolio. By Helen Collier-Kogtevs, Managing Director with Real...
Address

Do I have to notify the tenant if my address changes?

"I have changed my address and it is now different to the one specified in my tenant’s tenancy agreement. Do I have to notify...

What is stamp duty and how does it work?

"What is stamp duty and how does it work in New South Wales?" Owner, NSW We asked Brighter Finance Director, Marcus Roberts for his advice. "Stamp...

Is it worth fixing my current loan to protect me from rate rises?

"Interest rates haven’t moved for a long time, but is it worth fixing some or all of my current loan to protect me from...

Can I attend the routine inspection with my agent and talk to the tenant?

"My property is managed by an agent. Am I entitled to attend the routine inspection with the agent and chat to the tenant if...