My roommate isn’t paying the rent. What should I do?

"My roommate and I are both on the lease of our rental. But she has not been giving me the rent regularly." We asked Jenni Hansen for her advice.

Will my rent increase every year I renew the lease?

"Should I expect the rent to go up every year that I renew my lease?" We asked Laura McDiarmid for her advice.

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...

I can’t pay my arrears in one payment. What should I do?

"What can I do if I fall into rent arrears and I’m not able to pay the arrears in one payment?" Tenant, NSW We asked LJ...

My agent sent me a non payment termination notice – what now?

"I am (admittedly) somewhat behind on my rent, and my agent has issued me with a non-payment termination notice. I haven’t even been asked...

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...

How does a rent reduction work in the NT?

"How does a rent reduction work for tenants in the Northern Territory?" Tenant, NT We asked Ray White Darwin Business Development Manager, Kate Nolan for her advice. Kate said that...

Rental ledger – Am I entitled to ask to see it?

"My agent says they're not required to supply me with receipt of my payments. Is that true?" We asked Heidi Sparks for her advice.

Will my bond have to cover wear and tear on my carpet?

"I have some wear and tear on my carpet and my vacate date is coming up. Will money have to be taken out of...

Can my landlord increase my rent to cover repair costs?

"Is my landlord allowed to raise my rent during my lease agreement to cover the cost of an essential repair?" We asked Nancy Viera for her advice.

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