Rental applications: How long before I’m approved?

"How long should it take to have a rental application approved or processed? When is an acceptable time to follow-up on the property?"

What could get me blacklisted on a rental tenancy database?

While the occasional late rent payment is unlikely to earn you a listing on a tenancy database,...

How long can a guest stay with me in my rental property?

"How long can a guest stay with me before it becomes a problem?" We asked Emma Bettencourt for her advice.
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How much do you know about your tenancy history?

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Why are my rental applications being rejected?

"I've been applying for properties, but I'm having no luck. Why do I keep getting rejected?"

Do I have to pay back missed rent payments to my landlord?

As a tenant, you are responsible for any rent payable under your residential tenancy agreement, unless you and your landlord agree otherwise.

How do I provide proof of financial hardship?

Australia's current moratorium on evictions is for renters who are unable to pay their rent because of financial distress due to COVID-19.

Can I terminate my lease agreement without penalty?

Property Management Assistant with LJ Hooker Kalamunda - Foothills, Amy Mackenzie offers her insight into whether tenants have the grounds to terminate without penalty.

Can I break my lease because my neighbour plays his drums too loud?

"I want to leave my property because my neighbour plays his music really loud." We asked Sophie Lyon for her advice.

Is a routine inspection a test to see how tidy my house is?

"I get scared at inspection time – is it a test to see how tidy my house is?" We ask Tina Case at Professionals Lithgow for her advice.

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