Tag: property owner

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 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.

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.

What happens when the landlord wants to sell your rental property?

If the owner wants to put your rental property on the market for sale, don't panic. It's...

Periodic agreements: What are the pros and cons?

Navigating the Australian rental market isn't easy. If your lease is coming up for renewal, you need...

Screening questions for past landlords, employers and friends

Never underestimate the importance of the screening process when approving a tenant for your vacant rental property.

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.

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.

7 jobs to tackle around the home in summer

Everyone has jobs on their list that never seem to get done and keep getting pushed further down the list. It is time to make summer 2020 the year these items are ticked off.

Use RentCheck to avoid unnecessary risk in tenant selection

Ready to approve a new tenant for your investment property? Don’t miss RentCheck, a tool from rent.com.au that screens tenant applicants before they sign a lease.