Tag: tenant advice

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.

Your step-by-step guide to end of lease cleaning

The trick to a hassle-free exit from your lease is organising your cleaning regime within a proper timeframe. Use these tips to make your next bond clean a success.

RentCheck – Jump the rental application queue

RentCheck can take the stress out of your application, verifying your rental tenancy database record and identification ahead of time to help you jump the queue.

Why are my rental applications always rejected?

"I've been applying for properties, but I'm having no luck. Why do I keep getting rejected by every real estate agent and landlord when I apply for a rental property?"

No income and no history: Can I still rent a property?

“How can I rent with no rental history, no credit history and no income? Is there a way around it?"– Felicity Aimee, we spoke to...

Can I apply for a rental without viewing it first?

"Is it possible to apply for a rental property without viewing it in person? I work full time and can’t make viewings during the day."

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 inspection checklist: Tips to help you prepare

If you rent a property in Australia, you're probably going to encounter routine rental inspections. These inspections can cause stress because many tenants don't know what's expected of them.

The pros and cons of periodic agreements

Navigating the Australian rental market isn't easy. If your lease is coming up for renewal, you need to determine whether you're looking for a...

No rental history – How to get a rental property

Renting for the first time? If you're starting to apply for properties but don't have rental history to back you up, here's how to show you'll be a great tenant.