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What can I do with leftover paint from the previous tenant?

Reader Question:  "In my current rental, the previous renter left 8 large cans of toxic paint....

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...

Can spare bedrooms ever be legally sublet without approval?

Reader question "I’m a tenant in NSW. Can spare bedrooms in a rental ever be legally...

Why does the agent inspect when I’m not home?

Reader Question: "Why do some agents get to do inspections when tenants are at work and...

Can a landlord claim a tenant fixture as his property?

Reader Question “Can a landlord claim a tenant fixture as his property when the lease expires...

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