Tag: lease agreement

Rental applications – What happens after you apply?

Submitted a rental property application and started the waiting process? You might be wondering how long it takes to process your application and when you'll get an answer.

What references should you include in a rental application?

A great rental application is key to getting the property you want. Once your ID and background checks are done, your references can make or break the deal.

‘You’re throwing money away’ and other renting myths – busted

As more Australians choose to rent each year, a growing number of people have questions about what’s involved in the renting process. Here are nine myths we regularly hear from renters and the truths behind them.

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.

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.

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.

Painting rental properties: What tenants need to know

As a professional property painter, I see a multitude of painting sins that are often the result...

I’m on a periodic lease, do I need to give one...

“I’m on a month-by-month periodic lease in Victoria. Do I have to give a months' notice from...

First-time renters: What to know before you rent

Moving out of home for the first time? Here are a few things you should know to get the most out of your first renting experience.