Tag: tenant advice

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.

Do I need to replace the glass on my broken cooktop?

"I accidentally dropped a pot on a brand new cooktop. It broke a small piece of the glass and I'm told it will cost...

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...

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. 

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.

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...

Can I break my lease because my neighbour plays his drums...

"I want to leave my property because my neighbour plays his music really loud." We asked Sophie Lyon for her advice.

Is a routine inspection a test to see how tidy my...

"I get scared at inspection time – is it a test to see how tidy my house is?" We ask Tina Case at Professionals Lithgow for her advice.

My agent forgot to lodge my rental bond to Fair Trade....

Head of Department at All Properties Group – Greater Springfield, Natasha Connors offers advice to a tenant whose agent forgot to report the rental bond.