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Who is responsible for pest control, landlords or tenants?

The term 'pest control' covers a number of types of animal infestations and outbreaks. Pests and vermin may become evident in rental properties at some stage...

Applications: How long before I am approved for a property?

"How long should it take to have an application approved/processed? I don't want to be a hassle to the agent and contact them for...

How much do you know about your tenancy history?

Ready to apply for your next property? Here are Rent.com.au's hot tips to help you secure your dream home with minimal fuss and jump...

How long should it take to have my bond returned?

“How long should it take to have my bond returned?" - Matt (WA) We asked Principal/Business Manager at Ray White Leading Edge, Tricia Gilbert for her advice...

How to avoid rental arrears at Christmas time

Buying Christmas presents, sending cards, adding new decorations to the tree: There’s no doubt about it. Christmas is an expensive time for many renters...

Writing a rent reduction letter

Are you living in an area where rents are falling? You might wonder if there are ways to negotiate a better deal on what...

Who is responsible for maintaining gardens?

"I've just moved into a unit in Melbourne. Who needs to maintain the gardens? How do I know?" (Tenant, VIC) Living in a rental property...

Tenants urged lock up their rental properties over summer

With the festive season comes an influx of new (and often expensive) presents lying around often empty houses, creating a key opportunity for opportunistic...

The pros and cons of month-to-month (periodic) agreements

Navigating the Australian rental market isn't easy. Before you begin your search, you need to determine whether you're looking for a short-term or long-term...

My neighbour is a chronic smoker and I can’t enjoy the...

"Is there a tenancy law in NSW that covers the air pollution from my neighbour’s smoking? The smoke blows from next door into my...