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Who is responsible for draining the pool / acid washes?

"I’ve been renting my property with a pool for 3 years. This week, the pool man told me the pool needs to be drained...

My rental ledger – Am I entitled to see it?

"I pay my rent via Payway, but from time to time would like a copy of my rental ledger. However, my agent says they...

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...

Can my landlord increase my rent to cover repair costs?

"Is my landlord allowed to raise my rent during my fixed-term lease agreement to cover the cost of an essential repair? My stove was...

Choosing references for your rental application

Found the apartment of your dreams and ready to apply? The rental references you include in your application can make or break the deal,...

Locked out: Should my agent have an after-hours number?

"I locked myself out of my apartment. Should my agent have an after-hours number to call for help (at an expected cost) or was...

Who is responsible for exposed wiring? Is it legal?

"In my rental, there is electrical wiring left exposed over the patio gutters, the eave and patio and back to the eave (black/red/green/yellow wires...

Cover your stuff with Rent.com.au Contents Insurance

Could you live without your furniture, clothes, personal mobile or laptop or any of your stuff if something happened? If you’re renting a home...

Will my property have been fumigated before I move in?

"When I move into my rental, can I expect that it has been fumigated if pets were on the property previously?" Tenant, QLD When the...