Renting 101

How to write a rent reduction letter

Have rental prices started to fall in your suburb? Or have you lost your job as a result of COVID-19? There could be ways to negotiate a reduction on what you're paying for your home.

Rental inspection checklist: Tips to organise your home

If you rent a property in Australia, you're probably going to encounter routine rental inspections. These inspections can cause stress because many tenants don't know what's expected of them.

Mould in rental properties – Who is responsible, landlords or tenants?

Whether you rent or own your property, it's not uncommon to encounter a mould issue at some stage during the year if conditions become damp.

What could get me blacklisted on a rental tenancy database?

While the occasional late rent payment is unlikely to earn you a listing on a tenancy database, consistently late payments might. Many Australian...

Plumbing maintenance: Who is responsible, landlords or tenants?

The responsibility for plumbing repairs and maintenance is a frequent point of contention between landlords and tenants. But both parties have a part to play during a tenancy. 

Your step-by-step guide to end of lease cleaning

The trick to a hassle-free exit from your lease is organising your cleaning regime within a proper timeframe. Use these tips to make your next bond clean a success.

No rental ledger: How do I show I can pay the rent?

Are you having trouble getting a copy of your rental ledger? Don't despair. Here's how to show you're financially prepped to rent your next home.

Inspections: Can my landlord or property manager take photos of my home?

Has a property manager indicated they need to take photos of your home at your next inspection? There are good reasons this could happen, but you may be able to object to some photos being taken.

Renter Resume – How to write an application bio

Applying for a property can be as competitive as applying for a job, so it's worth approaching your Renter Resume in much the same way.

Asking for a rent reduction on your lease

If you’re paying the same rent as you were 12 months ago, you might be spending too much.
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