Unsplash/NeONBRAND Understanding the details of your lease agreement is critical because your tenancy agreement is a legally binding contract. Before you sign your next lease, talk with your landlord or property manager to make sure...
"Who makes the final decision on the tenant selection if an owner has their property managed by an agent? Does the Property Manager offer a suggestion to the owner?" (Tenant, NSW) We asked Co-Founder and COO of Rent360, Penelope Valentine for...
“As a tenant in NSW, how much notice should my property manager give me before a routine inspection? I received a letter two weeks before the event but feel like I should have been given a little extra warning."...
"My landlord is keeping hold of my bond for a mark on the carpet that was there before I moved in." We asked Lisa Kerr for her advice.
"Is it the tenant's responsibility to replace the woodchip/mulch in a garden when vacating the property?"
"I live in a strata building. My neighbour smokes on his balcony, right outside my window." We asked Tina Case for her advice.
Reader Question:  "As a tenant, do I have the right to know how long the owner wants a tenant - i.e. for the short-term / long-term?" – Joanne How long the owner wants a tenant - should you be told? Tenancy duration...
"How do I negotiate a longer lease with my property manager?" Tenant, NSW
“I’ve just found out that my rental in NSW is up for sale. What will happen with viewings?” – Tenant, NSW Feature agent: Madeleine Smith, New Client Relations Manager at Raine & Horne Terrigal – Avoca Beach. See the rental property listings Raine & Horne Terrigal...
Reader Question  "Who should pay if the tenant feels an alarm system is required?" – Dallas (WA) Who should pay for my security?  The ship may have sailed if you've already moved in - but before you find your next rental, it's...