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...

How long before my application is approved?

"How long should it take to have an application approved/processed? I don't want to be a hassle to the agent and contact them for...

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...

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...

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...