What can be deducted from my rental bond?

"What can be deducted from your bond when you vacate the premises? Are there common issues to keep an eye out for to avoid...

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...

What does a room need to be a bedroom?

Have you ever wondered what constitutes a bedroom? Turns out, there's no legal definition for a bedroom in Australia. There is, however, consensus as to what...

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, consistently late payments might. Many Australian tenants...

What changes can I make to my rental property?

You might be busting to make some changes to your property, but you're renting and wondering what your options are in Australia. The answer, unfortunately,...

What happens if domestic violence occurs in my rental?

"What do I need to know if domestic violence occurs in my rental property?" Tenant, NSW This update comes from Fair Trading NSW. -Important- If there is...

Locked out: Should my agent have an after-hours number?

"I locked myself out of my apartment. Should my agent have an after-hours number to call for help (at an expected cost) or was...

Will my fixed-term lease automatically renew to a periodic?

"Will my fixed-term lease automatically renew on a month-to-month basis if I don’t renew my lease contract before it expires? If so, how much...

Whose name needs to go on the lease?

"When I apply for a property in NSW, should I just put my name on the lease? Or do all people who live in...

Who is responsible for replacing woodchips or mulch?

"Is it the tenant's responsibility to replace the woodchip/mulch in a garden when vacating the property?" Tenant, NSW We asked Mint360property Senior Property Manager, Emma Bettencourt for...