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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...

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...

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...

Personalise and share your Renter Resume, wherever you go

Finding the right place can be tough under the best of circumstances, and it gets considerably more so when you aren't 100% prepared. Here's...

Does my landlord have the right to look through my cupboards?

“I’m renting privately in NSW. What can I expect from a routine inspection? Does my landlord have the right to look through my cupboards...

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...

A guide to moving house in wet weather

Wet weather is a fact of life for a few months of the year. Thankfully, there are ways to work around the wet weather...

What does a room need to be a bedroom?

Have you ever wondered what constitutes a bedroom? Turns out, there's no legal definition for a bedroom in Australia. There is, however, consensus as to what...