9 smart safety strategies for living alone

Confronted with the startling silence of newfound independence, you may be hyper-aware of every little bump in the night or creak in the floor....

How is rent paid in Australia?

The rent you pay your landlord or agent gives you the right to live in your property. Exactly how rent works can vary from...

Make your Renter Resume stand out with a winning bio

Applying for a rental property can be as competitive as applying for a dream job, and as a renter, it's worth approaching your Renter...

Tenants urged lock up their rental properties over summer

With the festive season comes an influx of new (and often expensive) presents lying around often empty houses, creating a key opportunity for opportunistic...

9 New Year’s ‘home’ resolutions to tackle in 2019

With the festive season well underway, promises and resolutions for 2019 abound. Commitments to exercise aside, here's the top-9 list of what you should...

8 easy ways to rethink your spending habits

Most of us have, in some way, tried to rein in our spending habits, live more frugally and do with less. Why should you...

How often can my landlord increase the rental price?

Renting a property is no doubt expensive, but costs can become unmanageable when the rent you pay is continually increased by the Landlord. Guest post...

Asking for a rent reduction on your lease

If you’re paying the same rent as you were 12 months ago, you might be spending too much. Back yourself up The best way to ask...

Are landlords or tenants responsible for plumbing maintenance?

Rental properties require a lot of maintenance to ensure they remain fit to reside in. Both the landlord and the tenant have a responsibility...

7 simple tips to help reduce your utility bills

Looking to cut your costs? Use these handy tips to save money on your utility bills throughout the year. 1. Unplug appliances and electronics Appliances are...