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Renting families worried about long-term security

Rent.com.au's latest survey shows stereotypes of rental tenants are out of date. Renting families are the biggest portion and they are worried about their...

Landlords – How to spot and avoid a rental scam

Being a property owner is not all about collecting the rental bond, or handing your investment over to a real estate agent. It's important...

Renters are being left out in the cold on energy savings

Saving energy is a win-win. You reduce greenhouse emissions and you reduce your energy bills. However, improving energy efficiency and energy savings are not...

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...

Rent in advance: How much should I be paying?

As a tenant, you're usually required to pay both rent in advance plus a rental bond, which functions as a security deposit in the event...

What to do when your landlord is selling the house you...

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,...

Choosing to appoint a property manager to manage your rental

Deciding to appoint a property manager for your investment portfolio can reduce your time commitment as a landlord. While self-managing a property might appeal to...

New Zealand fire prompts reminder to check smoke alarms

A NEW Zealand case involving a fire at a property with no smoke detectors fitted is a strong reminder for Australian landlords to become familiar...

The importance of your Property Condition Report

You must be provided with two copies of a Property Condition Report within a certain time of moving into your new home. The PCR will...

Prepare for your next rental property viewing

The difference between your dream rental and missing out. For some tenants, attending a property viewing can be nerve-wracking, but for others, it's a pleasure....