My Tenancy

Does my landlord have the right to look through my cupboards?

“I’m renting privately in NSW. What can I expect from a routine inspection? Does my landlord have the right to look through my cupboards and drawers? How far is too far? - Caroline (NSW) When...

Can I apply for a rental without viewing it first?

"How can I apply for a rental without viewing it? Is that possible? I work full time and can’t make viewings during the day" – Catherine Do you want to apply for a rental without...

Who is responsible for pest control, landlords or tenants?

The term 'pest control' covers a number of types of animal infestations and outbreaks. Pests and vermin may become evident in rental properties at some stage during a tenancy. But who is responsible for managing pest control? Pests may...

Money Matters

I can’t pay my arrears in one payment. What should I do?

"What can I do if I fall into rent arrears and I’m not able to pay the arrears in one payment?" Tenant, NSW We asked Belle Property - Charleston Head of Property Management, Larissa Bridge...

My agent sent me a non payment termination notice – what now?

"I am (admittedly) somewhat behind on my rent, and my agent has issued me with a non-payment termination notice. I haven’t even been asked to pay the outstanding rent, is this normal? What are...

RentBond: Am I eligible to apply and be approved for a bond loan?

"Am I eligible to apply and be approved for a bond loan?" Applying for RentBond is easy, and no credit check is required. Paying your rental bond in smaller, monthly instalments lets you save money...

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