Should I receive statements for all rent payments?

Reader Question "As an owner in QLD, should I expect to receive statements for the rent payments I receive? Is that a standard thing?" Property...

Can I inspect my property whenever I like?

Reader Question "My property is being managed by an agent. Can I inspect my property whenever I like?" When can you inspect your property? We asked...

What keys must be supplied to my tenant?

Reader Question "I’m looking to put my investment property up for lease. What keys must be supplied to my tenant?" - NSW tenant We asked managing...

Can my tenant break their tenancy agreement?

Reader Question "Can a tenant break their tenancy agreement? If so, how does it work?" - WA We asked Managing Director at Murray Property, Michael Murray,...

What happens to mail addressed to me?

Reader Question "What happens to any mail that comes addressed to me at the property?" We asked Managing Director at Murray Property, Michael Murray, for his...

My tenant has painted without permission

Reader Question "My property manager has just completed a routine inspection at a property I own. The tenant has painted a wall and fixed some...

How can I protect my property while allowing pets?

Reader Question: “I would like to offer my apartment as a pet-friendly rental, but I have concerns about the potential damages that pets can cause....

My tenant has not listed pets on the lease, but now has a kitten

Reader Question:  "Tenants applied for our rental in Dec 2016 with no listed pets on the rental form, but now have a kitten. How do we...

What if I want a higher than recommended rent for my property?

Reader Question "What should I do if I want a rent amount for my property that’s higher than the agent has recommended?" – Sarah We asked...

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 leftover belongings in the property. What are my rights...