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Can my landlord increase my rent to cover repair costs?

"Is my landlord allowed to raise my rent during my fixed-term lease agreement to cover the cost of an essential repair? My stove was...

Should I expect my rent to increase every year I renew...

"Should I expect the rent to go up every year that I renew my lease?" Tenant, NSW We asked MMJ Real Estate Dapto Property Manager, Laura McDiarmid for her...

Should I include carpet cleaning as a special term?

"As a property owner, should I include carpet cleaning under special terms in my tenancy agreement to ensure the rental property is up to...

Locked out: Should my agent have an after-hours number?

"I locked myself out of my apartment. Should my agent have an after-hours number to call for help (at an expected cost) or was...

My tenant is vacating earlier than the notice date

"My tenant's lease is expiring on May 10, but I need the property back vacant by June 29. My property management agreement contract requires...

Who is responsible for exposed wiring? Is it legal?

"In my rental, there is electrical wiring left exposed over the patio gutters, the eave and patio and back to the eave (black/red/green/yellow wires...

RentBond: Does the quality of my property affect my application?

"Does the quality of my property affect my RentBond application?" This week, Dave asked, "Can I get RentBond if I get a better place to...

Will my property have been fumigated before I move in?

"When I move into my rental, can I expect that it has been fumigated if pets were on the property previously?" Tenant, QLD When the...

If I give my property manager my bond, is it safe?

“If I give the property manager my rental bond, is it safe?" Tenant, NSW We asked MMJ Real Estate Dapto Property Manager, Laura McDiarmid for her advice. All...

Is a routine inspection a test to see how tidy my...

“I get scared at inspection time – is it a test to see how tidy my house is? I’m worried I’ll be put out...