Tag: renter advice

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.

Who is responsible for mould in a rental: 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.

What can I do about demolition noise?

If you're struggling with demolition noise, open communication with your neighbours and landlord can make a big difference.

What references should you include in a rental application?

A great rental application is key to getting the property you want. Once your ID and background checks are done, your references can make or break the deal.

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."

Rental applications: How long before I’m approved?

"How long should it take to have a rental application approved or processed? When is an acceptable time to follow-up on the property?"

I’m waiting on repairs and maintenance. Why does it take so long?

"Why can it take a landlord so long to issue repairs on my rental property? Is there anything I can do to speed up this process?"

What documents do you need to apply for a rental property?

Ready to apply for a rental property? An agent may ask you to provide additional documents to help with the application process.  When you find...

How to ace your rental application and snag your dream apartment

Use these tips to get your Renter Resume in the best shape possible for your move

Do I have to repair my broken towel rail?

"The towel rail in my bathroom has broken out of the plaster. Do I have to repair the towel rail?" We asked Caroline Nurse for her advice.