Can a low-income earner qualify for a rental?

Reader Question "How does a low-income earner qualify for a rental property?" – Gloria Gloria, we asked Senior Property Manager at Nicholas Lynch Rentals, Heidi Sparks...

How much will it cost to break my lease?

Reader Question “I need to leave my property ASAP but my lease does not expire for another 2 months. What costs am I likely to...

What is the best way to ask my agent for a rent reduction?

Reader Question “Given the state of the WA market, I feel like I could be able to ask for a rent reduction on my property....

I don’t agree with my bond refund

Reader Question “I am having trouble getting my bond back from my property manager. He tells me that the owner wasn’t happy with the condition...

Can I get a discount if I pay a month of rent in advance?

Reader question: "Am I entitled to a small rent discount from the owner / agent in rent if I pay a whole month of rent...

How much extra should I pay for air-conditioning?

Reader Question "How much extra should you be expected to pay for a property with air-conditioning included? If there is no air-conditioning, can I ask...

How do I show I can meet weekly rent payments?

"I’m applying for a property. How can I show the landlord / agent that I can meet weekly rent payments?" The best way to show...

What is rent in advance?

Reader Question: What is rent in advance? How much do I have to pay? All about rent in advance We asked Business Development Manager at Absolute Real...

I’m having trouble paying the rent, what can I do?

Reader Question:  "I am having trouble paying the rent. What can I do?" - Bevan  What if I'm having trouble paying the rent? Bevan, we asked Business...

Can an agent charge for overdue rent payments?

Reader Question:  "Can my agent charge me $39 per day for overdue rent? Is there meant to be a charge? If so, is it standardised...