Money

What to do when your tenant can’t pay the rent

A tenant who can’t pay the rent is a key concern for landlords. After all, you have expenses that need paying whether the tenant has paid their rent or not.
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How much does renting actually cost?

Your weekly rent isn’t the only thing you have to budget for when you sign your next lease. Here are some of the potential costs you need to think about when planning to rent....

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 - LawPath Rental increases can seem unfair, and in many cases...
Save Money, Saving Money While You Rent

The best money habits to have while renting an apartment

Saving money for a home deposit, a new car or a holiday can be tough. If you're renting your home, paying the bills and trying to save at the same time, developing good money habits is key.

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 rethink your spending habits? It's worth considering whether we should make...

How much rent is right for my investment property?

How do you set the right rental price for your property? It can be tempting to set the price for your rental property at your mortgage - or even half - to determine a 'fair'...

Can I pay my rent via direct debit on my credit card to avoid...

Reader Question:  “In Sydney, can I pay my rent each week via direct debit on my credit card to avoid bank fees?" – Dianne We asked managing director at Real Property Manager, John Gilmovich for his...

How do I show I can meet weekly rent payments?

"I’m applying for a property. How can I show the landlord / agent that I can meet weekly rent payments?" Feature agent: Jarrad Mahon, Managing Director/Licensee at Investors Edge Real Estate. See the rental property listings Investors Edge Real Estate currently has...

Use RentConnect to connect your utilities for free

Arranging connections and disconnections is a major frustration for many renters between properties. Rent.com.au has the solution: RentConnect - a free utility connection service. Let's help you connect with RentConnect Amidst all the tasks associated with moving...

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 sneaky. Even when they're not turned on, they still draw...
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