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Leasing and managing

Who decides if the lease should be renewed?

Reader Question "I have a property and my tenant’s lease renewal is coming up in two months. Who decides whether a lease should be renewed? Me (as the owner) or the property manager?" Licensee at K&C...

Do landlords have to charge a rental bond?

The rental bond is money paid by a tenant as a form of security in the event they breach their tenancy agreement. But as a self-managing landlord, what are your obligations when it comes...

What do real estate agent fees cover?

Reader Question “I'm considering using a real estate agent in SA to help manage my investment properties because I don't feel knowledgeable enough to self-manage. What are the main things real estate agent fees go...