Periodic agreements: How does this change my lease?

"Can you explain how an agreement can become a periodic agreement?" – Peter How exactly do periodic agreements work? We asked Business Development Manager at Absolute...

Should my landlord have spare keys to enter my rental?

“When renting a property privately from a landlord, should he/she have spare keys to enter when the tenant is away from the property?" –...

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.

I want to break lease and I found a new tenant: What do I...

Reader Question “I want to break my lease, but I know someone who wants to take over the lease of my rental property. What should...

Can I extend my vacate date? I’m not ready to move out

“I’ve sent my current agent a written notice before 21 days, and the time is fast approaching within a week of us moving. However,...

Important questions to ask your landlord or property manager

Unsplash/NeONBRAND Understanding the details of your lease agreement is critical because your tenancy agreement is a legally binding contract. Before...

What can be deducted from my rental bond?

"What can be deducted from your bond when you vacate the premises?" We asked Jenni Wood for her advice.

I’ve locked myself out of my apartment: What happens?

"What happens if I get locked out of my apartment on a weekend?" We asked Lisa Kerr for her advice.

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,...

As a tenant, do I have to pay for water use?

Reader Question:  "Do tenants have to pay for water use at their rental property? How does that work?" Should you pay for water use? We asked director/licensee...

You might also like

Can I end a tenant’s fixed-term agreement early?

Reader Question: “What happens to a fixed-term lease agreement if I sell my property before the lease is up?" - Matthew Understanding the fixed-term agreement We asked...