The Australian Tax Office (ATO) says too many individuals and small businesses are making excessive tax deductions and has threatened to come after them. The update aimed at property owners came in a message conveyed by Taxation Commissioner Chris Jordan...
"Is an agent's location important to their ability to manage my property properly?" (Owner, VIC) We asked Metro Property Management Director, Leah Calnan for her advice. "As long as the property manager has an array of tradies who cover the areas they...
WITH just over a week until the official start of winter, it’s a good time for landlords to ensure their smoke alarms are working.
New analysis suggests that pets are being squeezed out of the rental market.
Are you ready to advertise your property for rent? To improve your chance of advertising success, there are a few common mistakes to avoid.
We asked Business Development Manager at Absolute Real Estate, Michelle Kathopoulis for her advice on recommended rent for properties.
Being a landlord is more than just collecting rents and maintaining property. It’s about relationships, open communication and mutual trust. As a landlord, it's vital to understand your rights and responsibilities so that you don't fall foul of the...
Rent.com.au has introduced the most comprehensive tenancy application form in Australia, delivered electronically to private landlords to make choosing your next tenant easier. Behind the scenes While Australian renters are in the process of searching for a property and enquiring online,...
“What happens when the tenancy agreement expires in NSW? Do I have any obligations?“ We asked John Gilmovich for his advice.
Reader Question “Is there a standard way that management fees are deducted?” (Owner, WA) Understanding how management fees are deducted We asked Lisa Kerr, Principal at Ray White South Perth for her advice: "Management fees are calculated on the gross income collected for the property," Lisa said. "These fees...

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