Tag: property owner advice

Pest control – Who is responsible, landlords or tenants?

A pest infestation in a rental property can cause problems for both tenants and landlords - especially when pest control is required to manage the situation.

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...

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.

What to do when your landlord is selling your rental

You've just found out your landlord is selling the house you are renting. First things first - don't start packing just yet. As the property owner,...

Plumbing maintenance – Who is responsible, landlords or tenants?

The responsibility for plumbing repairs and maintenance is a frequent point of contention between landlords and tenants. But both parties have a part to play during a tenancy. 

5 questions to help you find an A-list property solicitor

When you buy or sell property, you need to engage a solicitor or conveyancer to handle the legal side of the transaction for you.

Investing in 2020? Use these 6 New Year’s resolutions

As the year draws to a close it is a good time to re-think and refine your role as a landlord and set your...

What every first-time property investor needs to know

What are the most important things to look for when investing in a property for the first time? It’s a commonly asked question among...

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.

Your rights and obligations as a tenant and landlord

As a tenant in Australia, you and the property owner have a number of rights and obligations, as well as shared responsibilities.