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Your rental ledger – Why you should be asking for a copy

When it comes to applying for your next property, a good rental ledger is extremely...

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...

Your rental inspection checklist – Easy hacks

Learning to go over your property with a critical eye will help you get the...

RentBond makes paying your rental bond easy

Rent.com.au has updated RentBond, its bond finance solution for renters, with changes designed to make...

Renter Resume – your brand new renting profile feature!

Looking for a place to rent can be a stressful experience for anyone, no matter...

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Why won’t my agent / landlord do any maintenance on my property?

Reader Question:  "The real estate agent I'm renting through won't do any maintenance on the property...

Dealing with noise levels

Reader question: "I'm suffering sleep deprivation, as I'm unable to sleep peacefully in any bedroom, but...

I’ve lost the security remote. Should I be charged for a new one?

Reader Question:  "I lost the security gate remote and the agent wants to charge me for...

I’m on a periodic lease, do I need to give one months’ notice?

Reader Question:  “I’m on a month-by-month periodic lease in Melbourne, Victoria. Do I have to give...

9 smart safety strategies for living alone

Confronted with the startling silence of newfound independence, you may be hyper-aware of every little...

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Your rental ledger – Why you should be asking for a copy

When it comes to applying for your next property, a good rental ledger is extremely beneficial.  One of the most valuable things you can have...

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. Amidst all...

What to do when your landlord is selling the house you are renting

You've just found out your landlord is selling the house you are renting. First things first - don't start packing just yet. As the property owner,...

Renting with friends: How to make it work

Finding a new place to live, whether you’re moving from a dorm to your first apartment or somewhere with your new BFF can be overwhelming. Living...