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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...

Steps to take when your tenant gives notice to vacate

Time is always of the essence when it comes to a notice to vacate. As a self-managing landlord, it's important for you to be proactive...

Good communication: The key to a satisfying tenancy

ESTABLISHING a good relationship and communication with a tenant is key to a mutually satisfying tenancy, according to Rent.com.au.

How to use tenancy databases accurately and fairly

Tenancy databases are a risk management tool for property managers and owners, designed to screen the tenancy history of prospective tenants.

Good habits for tax-smart property investors

LJ Hooker offers the following good habits to help property investors navigate tax time. Which of these points are most relevant to you? Article reproduced...

Who is responsible for maintaining gardens?

"I've just moved into a unit in Melbourne. Who needs to maintain the gardens? How do I know?" (Tenant, VIC) Living in a rental property...

Should landlords change the locks between tenants?

Is changing the locks an unreasonable task or a necessary safety precaution? With many tenants potentially cutting multiple sets of keys to give to partners...

Property styling – Is it worth the investment for landlords?

Everyone wants the best return on their rental investment or final sale of their property. Here’s what you need to know about property styling...

The pros and cons of leasing a granny flat in Australia

If you have extra space in your backyard, you may have considered maximising this area by building a granny flat to bring in some...

Granny flats for rent: Is it legal in my state?

Have you considered installing a granny flat in your backyard for financial reasons? Renting out space in your backyard can be a nice income...