Tag: tenant advice

Can my property manager take photos of my rental at an...

Has a property manager indicated they need to take photos of your home at your next inspection? There are good reasons this could happen, but you may be able to object to some photos being taken.

How do I deal with unreasonable noise levels while renting?

"I'm suffering sleep deprivation, as I'm unable to sleep peacefully in any bedroom." We asked Sam Delaney for her advice.

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.

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...

Can I negotiate the rent on my lease agreement?

Principal at Ray White South Perth, Lisa Kerr offers advice on whether to negotiate rent with your landlord or property manager.

Plumbing maintenance – Who is responsible, landlords or tenants?

The responsibility for plumbing repairs and maintenance is a frequent point of contention between landlords and tenants. But both parties have a part to play during a tenancy. 

Why is my water usage free? Is it always free?

"Why is water usage free when renting a unit? Is it always free?" – Minnie, NSW Feature agent: Madeleine Smith, New Client Relations Manager at Raine &...

How to enquire and apply for a rental property

If you’re house hunting and looking for information on how to send enquiries and applications, this post should cover all the basics.

What is a rental bond and how does it work?

Time to get down to the nitty-gritty financials – the rental bond. So what is it, and how does it work? Are there options...

How to reset your rent.com.au password

Having issues with your rent.com.au account? Here’s what to do if you can’t log in or if you need to reset your account password.