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...

If I break my lease, do I continuing paying the rent?

"If I break my lease in New South Wales around 6 months earlier than the official fixed-term ends, would I be responsible for paying...

My neighbour is a chronic smoker and I can’t enjoy the fresh air

"Is there a tenancy law in NSW that covers the air pollution from my neighbour’s smoking? The smoke blows from next door into my...

Can I negotiate the rent on my lease agreement?

“Is it possible to negotiate rent with the real estate agents/owners? e.g. Secure a residential rental property for 3 years with a guaranteed 3%...

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...

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 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...

Can my agent bring people through my rental when I’m not home?

"I have given notice to end my tenancy. Now that this has occurred, do I have to allow an agent to bring prospective tenants...

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...