What is the process for rent increases during my lease?

"What is the process for a rental increase to occur during fixed-term and periodic leases in NSW?" Tenant, NSW We asked Webbs Real Estate Senior...

Can I improve my credit rating by paying rent on time?

"Does paying rent on time for a few years without missing a payment give you a good credit rating for the bank for future...

Where does my rental bond go once it’s paid?

“Where does my rental bond go once it’s paid to the agent?” – Tenant, VIC We asked Jellis Craig & Co Partner/General Manager, Sophie Lyon for her...

If I give my property manager my bond, is it safe?

“If I give the property manager my rental bond, is it safe?" Tenant, NSW We asked MMJ Real Estate Dapto Property Manager, Laura McDiarmid for her advice. All...

Why would I be asked to pay an application fee?

“Why would I be asked to pay to apply for a property in NSW? They told me it was an application fee. I've just...

My rental ledger – Am I entitled to see it?

"I pay my rent via Payway, but from time to time would like a copy of my rental ledger. However, my agent says they...

How long should it take to have my bond returned?

“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 advice...

Can I ask to see the water bill during my tenancy?

“When it comes to the water bill, I’m only ever shown the water invoice. Do I have a right to see the full water...

When is a good time to negotiate a rent reduction?

"My landlord has decided as of 2 months ago, to self-manage the house I am renting. I have a 12-month lease. As he is...

Can a low-income earner qualify for a rental?

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