Tag: tenant advice

Why does the agent inspect when I’m not home?

"Why do some agents get to do inspections when tenants are at work and can’t attend?" We asked Jarrad Mahon for his advice.

Have my rental arrears jeopardised my chance of renting again?

“If I had rental arrears in the past, will be able to rent again?" We asked Leah Calnan for her advice.

Can I stop my neighbours smoking outside their apartment?

"How can I stop my neighbours smoking? Is there any legislation around this?"  Feature agent: Jarrad Mahon, Managing Director/Licensee at Investors Edge Real Estate. See the rental property listings Investors Edge...

Before I move, is my agent responsible for…

Reader Question:  "Is an agent responsible for cleaning the unit balconies and glass and making sure lights are working before a new tenant moves in?"...

Does my credit rating affect the outcome of my application?

“Does my credit rating affect the outcome of my rental application?” We asked Leah Calnan for her advice.

Renting as a pensioner in Australia

"Is it true that a pensioner must not rent over 30% of his or her income? Please give me some insight" We asked Property Manager...

Small-space gardening tips and tricks

Gardeners who live in urban or suburban areas often become discouraged by what they perceive as less-than-enough planting space. I promise you that this...

What exactly is fair wear and tear?

As a tenant, you are not responsible for costs arising from ‘fair wear and tear’. Sometimes it can be difficult to agree on what is...

Prepare for your next rental property viewing

The difference between your dream rental and missing out. For some tenants, attending a property viewing can be nerve-wracking, but for others, it's a pleasure....