My Tenancy

I’ve locked myself out of my apartment: What happens?

Reader Question "What happens if I get locked out of my apartment on a weekend?" (Tenant, WA) I've been locked out - what now?  We asked Lisa Kerr, Principal at Ray White South Perth for her advice: Locking yourself out of home...

Do I need to disclose my disability in my Renter Resume?

Reader Question "I'm applying for a property and want to fill out my Renter Resume to improve my chances. I have fibromyalgia and hope this won't affect my chances of being approved for a rental....

I’ve been blacklisted, will I be able to rent again?

Reader Question:  "I've been blacklisted as a renter. Is there any way I will be able to rent again?  How does this work?" - Lindelle Lindelle, we asked Managing Director for PPM Group, Debbie Palmer for...

Money Matters

What is the best way to ask my agent for a rent reduction?

Reader Question “Given the state of the WA market, I feel like I could be able to ask for a rent reduction on my property. What would be the best approach to my property manager...

How long should it take to have my bond returned?

Reader Question “How long should it take to have my bond returned?" - Matt (WA) We asked Principal/Business Manager at Ray White Leading Edge, Tricia Gilbert for her advice on rent bond returns. "The Department of Commerce has previously...

Can I ask to see the water bill during my tenancy?

Reader Question:  “When it comes to the water bill, I’m only ever shown the water invoice. Do I have a right to see the full water bill, because the agent won’t show it to me.”...
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