Tag: property owner advice

Access Rent.com.au’s comprehensive tenancy application

Rent.com.au has introduced the most comprehensive tenancy application form in Australia, delivered electronically to private landlords to make choosing your next tenant easier. Behind the...

Tenancy database changes: tenant rights

The Queensland Government has adopted changes to tenancy database laws to give greater protections for tenant rights while maintaining a property owner’s right to...

Livestock-filled rental “a landlord’s nightmare”

When it comes to rental inspections, landlords and property managers have seen it all. But this week, one landlord in Canada was forced to...

How do I collect a pet bond from my tenant?

Did you know that landlords in most Australian states (with the exception of Western Australia) are not allowed to charge a pet bond? However, if...

Renovate your rental property between tenancies

Renovating and cleaning hacks  The time between one tenant moving out and the next arriving is prime time to get into your investment property and...

How much rent is right for my investment property?

How do you set the right rental price for your property? It can be tempting to set the price for your rental property at your...

How much and how often can I increase the rent?

"As a property owner, how often and by how much can you increase your rental property rent, per annum?"

Get the best out of your landlord and tenant relationship

More often than not, tenants and landlords want a well-maintained property that is securely leased, and provides income and return on investment. Both tenants and...

Rethinking the pet friendly policy to shift rental insecurity

Pet owners grapple with rental insecurity, new research shows. Despite the popularity of pet ownership across countries such as Australia (where 63% of households include...

How soon can I start advertising my property after a vacate...

“If a tenant chooses not to renew their lease, can I start advertising my property immediately to ensure there is no loss in rental...