Tag: neighbours

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.

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.

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...

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.

5 reasons hiding a pet from your landlord is a really...

As a pet lover, it can be very tempting to sneak Fluffy into your rental, despite a strict no-pet policy in your lease agreement....

Why Outer Suburbs Lack Inner City’s ‘Third Places’: A Partial Defence...

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...

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

"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...

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...

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...

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

"There’s a noisy little dog barking all night next door, and the owners regularly have domestics. All of these incidents forced us to break lease and move early. If this ever happens again, what could we do? – Elizabeth