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...

RentBond: Do I need pre-approval for bond finance?

Need preapproval? You can apply and get conditionally approved for RentBond before you’re ready to move. When you’re ready to move and need the funds,...

Can my real estate agent ask for bank statements when I apply?

"Do agents have the right to ask for bank statements during the application process?"  The tenancy application process is key to securing your new rental,...

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...

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...

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...

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 fixed-term lease agreement to cover the cost of an essential repair? My stove was...

I’ve paid my debt, will this clear my name on the tenancy database?

"I broke a lease early awhile ago and owed the landlord/agent money, which meant my name went on a tenancy database. I want to...

If I give my notice this week, do I still need to pay rent?

"My rental has been sold and I’m moving out in a couple of weeks. My lease doesn’t run out until July, but I’ve been...