Minor repairs on my rental: What can I do?

"Can I do minor repairs on my rental? If so, what sort of minor repairs am I allowed to do? Do I have to...

Who’s responsible for the TV antenna in my rental if reception is poor?

"Who is responsible for the TV antenna in my rental if the reception is poor, or simply not working at all?" – Jo (NSW) Where...

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

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

Why are my applications always rejected?

"Why do I keep getting rejected by every real estate agent when I apply for a rental property?" Property Manager with Harcourts Integrity, Sarah Bahn...

Why won’t my agent / landlord do any maintenance on my property?

"The real estate agent I'm renting through won't do any maintenance on the property I'm in. What do I do?" We asked Property Manager with...

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

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

Will my scuffed skirting boards class as fair wear and tear?

"Does my agent understand that things like skirting boards in my rental will get scuffed and have dents in them at the end of...

Are landlords or tenants responsible for faulty power points?

"There is a faulty power point in my kitchen. My real estate agent says I (the tenant) am responsible for its replacement. Is this...

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...

Will I be accepted for a property if I only have one income?

"My partner and I need to move soon, but at the moment my partner doesn’t have an income. Will we have trouble finding a...

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