Tag: landlord advice

Gutter cleaning: Who is responsible, landlords or tenants?

"I need a gutter clean. But is the landlord or responsible for clearing gutters during a tenancy, and why?"

New WA service to combat COVID-19-related tenancy issues

The Western Australian government has launched a new service that aims to help tenants and landlords resolve COVID-19 tenancy issues.

How to manage your property during COVID-19

Many landlords and investors will be starting to feel a hit as a result of the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.

Steps to take when your tenant gives notice to vacate

As a self-managing landlord, it's important for you to be proactive to reduce confrontation and headaches, but also move new tenants into your house without losing weeks of rent. 

Pest control – Who is responsible, landlords or tenants?

A pest infestation in a rental property can cause problems for both tenants and landlords - especially when pest control is required to manage the situation.

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...

Landlords: Your rights and responsibilities at the final inspection

When a tenant vacates your property, it’s important to understand your rights and responsibilities to avoid disputes and potentially save time and money.

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. 

5 questions to help you find an A-list property solicitor

When you buy or sell property, you need to engage a solicitor or conveyancer to handle the legal side of the transaction for you.

Investing in 2020? Use these 6 New Year’s resolutions

As the year draws to a close it is a good time to re-think and refine your role as a landlord and set your...