Tag: tenant advice

How to write a rent reduction letter

Have rental prices started to fall in your suburb? Or have you lost your job as a result of COVID-19? There could be ways to negotiate a reduction on what you're paying for your home.

Rental applications – What happens after you apply?

Submitted a rental property application and started the waiting process? You might be wondering how long it takes to process your application and when you'll get an answer.

Pest control – Who is responsible, landlords or tenants?

A pest infestation in a rental property can cause problems for both tenants and landlords - especially when pest control is required to manage the situation.

Rental applications – How long before I’m approved for a property?

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

How to choose references for your 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.

Rental ledger – Why you should ask for a copy

A rental ledger (or tenant ledger) that shows your rent has been paid on time is one of the more valuable things you can have at the end of your tenancy. 

Documents you need to apply for a rental property in Australia

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 the...

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...

New interest-free option for RentBond

If you need a short-term loan while you wait for your bond refund, RentBond is now completely free when you pay it back within 21 days.

How to find a rental property online

Looking for a new home online? Rent.com.au makes the rental property search simple, letting you search within specific suburbs and price points to browse through houses and apartments for lease.