My agent won’t follow up the owner on repairs: Why?

Reader Question “My property manager returned a routine inspection report to me in August and requested I send in photos of the dust I’ve removed...

I’ve been blacklisted, will I be able to rent again?

Reader Question:  "I've been blacklisted as a renter. Is there any way I will be able to rent again?  How does this work?" - Lindelle Lindelle,...

How much notice must I give to renew my lease or vacate?

Reader Question “My 6-month fixed-term lease in Perth is due to expire in December, but my property manager has been emailing me since the beginning...

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...

How long should it take to have my bond returned?

Reader Question “How long should it take to have my bond returned?" - Matt (WA) We asked Principal/Business Manager at Ray White Leading Edge, Tricia Gilbert for her...

Does my landlord have the right to look through my cupboards?

Reader Question: “I’m renting privately in NSW. What can I expect from a routine inspection? Does my landlord have the right to look through my...

What can be deducted from my rental bond?

Reader Question "What can be deducted from your bond when you vacate the premises? Are there common issues to keep an eye out for to...

Why are my applications always rejected?

Reader Question:  "Why do I keep getting rejected by every real estate agent when I apply for a rental property?" Create a Renter Resume We've asked Property...

Periodic agreements: How does this change my lease?

Reader Question: "Can you explain how an agreement can become a periodic agreement?" – Peter How exactly do periodic agreements work? We asked Business Development Manager at...

Can I apply for a rental without viewing it first?

Reader Question:  "How can I apply for a rental without viewing it? Is that possible? I work full time and can’t make viewings during the...