Tag: private rentals

How do I submit a winning application? I don’t want to...

"I'm applying for properties, but I'd like some tips on submitting a winning application. I'm also on...

Change of mind – can I get out of my lease...

“I’ve paid the bond and signed the contract for my rental. But I’ve changed my mind." We asked Jenni Hansen for her advice.

Good communication: The key to a satisfying tenancy

ESTABLISHING a good relationship and communication with a tenant is key to a mutually satisfying tenancy, according to Rent.com.au.

I’ve been blacklisted, will I be able to rent again?

"I've been blacklisted as a renter. Will be able to rent again?" We asked Debbie Palmer for her advice.

Can I stop the agent doing viewings through my rental?

Reader Question:  "I've cared for my rental, but I'm moving to a new rental. Why do I have to put up with an agent running...

Are people without a rental history victimised?

Reader Question:  "It feels like people without a rental history are victimised. Surely the most important thing is a person’s credit history?" – Dave Dave, we asked...

Your property listing: 8 hot tips to win a good tenant

How do you give a listing everything it needs to make sure you attract quality tenants? Use this guide to get the most out of...

How long should I need to wait for oven repairs?

"Our oven has stopped working. The agent says she's waiting on the landlord..." We asked Debbie Palmer for her advice.

Screens on doors – What do owners provide?

"Do property owners have to provide screens on doors?" We asked Mareea Wilksinson for her advice.

Smoke alarm safe: Consumer Protection’s update for WA owners

The Building Regulations 2012 (the Regulations) in Western Australia require the owner of a dwelling to have compliant smoke alarms installed: prior to the...