Tag: lease agreement

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 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.

How to choose references for your 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.

Rental ledger – Why you should ask for a copy

A rental ledger (or tenant ledger) that shows your rent has been paid on time is one of the more valuable things you can have at the end of your tenancy. 

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.

Renting under 18: How old do I have to be to...

How old do you have to be to rent a property? The answer will depend on where you live in Australia. Here's what you need to know.

Can I terminate my lease agreement without penalty?

Property Management Assistant with LJ Hooker Kalamunda - Foothills, Amy Mackenzie offers her insight into whether tenants have the grounds to terminate without penalty.

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...

Can I break my lease because my neighbour plays his drums...

"I want to leave my property because my neighbour plays his music really loud." We asked Sophie Lyon for her advice.

Is a routine inspection a test to see how tidy my...

"I get scared at inspection time – is it a test to see how tidy my house is?" We ask Tina Case at Professionals Lithgow for her advice.