Tag: renter advice

Can I apply for a rental without viewing it first?

"Is it possible to apply for a rental property without viewing it in person? I work full time and can’t make viewings during the day."

Rent in advance: How much should I be paying?

When you sign a rental lease, you'll be asked to pay a rental bond, plus a set...

Your step-by-step guide to end of lease cleaning

The trick to a hassle-free exit from your lease is organising your cleaning regime within a proper timeframe. Use these tips to make your next bond clean a success.

RentCheck – Jump the rental application queue

RentCheck can take the stress out of your application, verifying your rental tenancy database record and identification ahead of time to help you jump the queue.

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...

How to change your address and forward mail

Moving soon and worried about letting the right people know? It's important to update your address and details before you move to avoid overdue bills or lapses in service.

Renter Resume – Create a rental application on Rent.com.au

Renting is easier when you have a Renter Resume. Create it once, and use it to apply for as many properties as you like.

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.

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...

No rental history: How to get a rental property

Renting for the first time? If you're starting to apply for properties but don't have rental history to back you up, here's how to show you'll be a great tenant.