Tag: neighbours

5 reasons hiding a pet from your landlord is a bad idea

It can be tempting to sneak your pet into your rental. but there are several good reasons to avoid this.

What can I do about my neighbour’s noisy dogs around my rental?

"There’s a noisy little dog barking all night next door. What should I do about it?"

Can I terminate my lease agreement without penalty?

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

Can I break my lease because my neighbour plays his drums too loud?

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

Australia’s most (and least) romantic street names

Love has inspired countless selfless gestures and works of art over the years. But have you thought about its influence on our street and town names? We’ve compiled some of Australia’s most romantic street...

How do I deal with unreasonable noise levels while renting?

"I'm suffering sleep deprivation, as I'm unable to sleep peacefully in any bedroom." We asked Sam Delaney for her advice.

Why Outer Suburbs Lack Inner City’s ‘Third Places’: A Partial Defence of the Hipster

One of the stark differences between neighbourhoods in the inner city and outer suburbs in Australia is the quality and type of retail offerings. By Peter Walters, (Senior Lecturer in Sociology, The University of Queensland) Gentrifying...

My neighbour is a chronic smoker and I can’t enjoy the fresh air

"Is there a tenancy law in NSW that covers the air pollution from my neighbour’s smoking?" We asked Theo Cleary for his advice.

With apartment living on the rise, how do families and their children fit in?

A growing number of Australians live in apartments. The compact city model presents many benefits. However, living close to each other also presents challenges. By Sophie-May Kerr - PhD Candidate in Human Geography, University of...

How do I complain about my neighbour’s yelling and shouting?

Reader Question "The past week or two there has been a lot of yelling and shouting in the corridors of the apartment building I live in by other tenants. Is there anything I can do...