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Renting an apartment as a family...

It’s no surprise to anyone that more and more families in Australia will spend t...

Types of leases: what first time re...

Before you go signing any dotted lines, it is probably wise to know what you are...

How to rent to friends and family a...

Regardless of what anyone may tell you, making a decisions to rent to friends an...

7 decorating tips for first time re...

Decorating for first time renters is quite different to decorating for those who...

First steps for first time renters...

Moving out of the nest? Spreading those wings and soaring away to your first sha...

Home safety for your tenants...

A landlord is required to provide a level of home safety and security for their ...

Co-tenancy vs sub-tenancy: the pros...

When applying for rental properties you have two options for your lease agreemen...

Home makeovers which don’t require ...

Be warned, this is not a guide to cheating your landlord. No. Yet, as real estat...

How to be a good tenant...

You’ve made it inside the house and the ink is dry on your lease contract. The c...

The cost of renting for the first t...

Everyone’s first time is nerve wracking. Wait, no! Not that first time! Re...

4 low-maintenance pets for smaller ...

Sometimes a home just isn’t a home without the pitter-patter of feet, or claws f...

What property managers look for at ...

While you’re leasing a property, it is common practice for the property manager ...

Low maintenance houseplants...

Spring has come and gone, and nature and greenery is flourishing everywhere. But...

Month-to-month leases: the pros and...

Did you know that “Should I buy a puppy?” was the most searched Pros and Cons li...

Understanding floorplans and why it...

Floorplans are a useful architectural tool that enables you to see an overhead v...

Rental records: What is hidden in y...

This is one list you don’t want to be at the top of. A tenancy database is a pri...

Leasing your property: DIY vs throu...

It’s a question every significant figure of history (Napoleon, Joan of Arc or Ei...

Common challenges for renters...

Renting has many benefits for tenants which varies person to person, from flexib...

How to find a housemate you won’t h...

Moving out or moving on from your current living situation? Step one: find a hou...

Are you the right fit for your futu...

In a perfect world, tenants would be tidy, friendly, sign long leases and never ...

What to do if you’re caught s...

It can happen to the best of us, even if you’re very financially responsib...

Renting or Owning – Baby proo...

What you once called home is now a baby booby trap. What seem like inconspicuous...

Finding it hard to fly the coop wit...

Your finally an adult, you’ve left uni, registered to vote, started a job and na...

The tenant’s cheat sheet...

The tenant’s cheat sheet is a quick guide to rental jargon in Australia. B...

Do tenants with pets make the best ...

Should landlords rethink the ‘no pets’ clause to gain satisfied tenants interest...

Help finding a rental property in a...

In a competitive rental market, we all need as much assistance as we can to help...

A Guide To Packing & Preparing...

When you’re moving house, you want to know that the job is in good hands. Findin...

Suburb Profiles...

What makes a good suburb great? Finding your dream home should go further than ...

Heading to tribunal: What to prepar...

It’s no secret that heading to tribunal to argue your side of a rental debate is...

How to attract great tenants and to...

Much of the success of real estate investing lies in the ability to attract grea...

10 steps to getting your bond back...

Tenants coming to the end of their rental agreement and looking to move on undou...

Picking the right property manager...

With more Australians investing in property every year there is growing demand f...

How to Secure a Rental With a Pet –...

By Cameron McEvoy Recently I’ve found myself back in the rental market. In Sydne...

Furnished or unfurnished?...

Do you lease your investment property out furnished or unfurnished?  This is a k...

The Search for a Rental Property...

With the competition for home rentals heating up across the country, what is the...

5 Tips to Packing for Your Move...

When it comes to packing, being faced with boxing up your entire house with a lo...

Should I use an Accredited Removali...

The transportation of beloved possessions is a straining process. It is fair to ...

How to put your best foot forward a...

As median rents continue to climb, competition inevitably grows, increasing the ...

Choosing a Property Manager...

Choosing a property manager and more than this, choosing the right property mana...

Sharing a Property...

Ultimate Rental Guide Sharing a property and ultimately sharing your life with a...

Your Rights as a Tenant...

Ultimate Rental Guide Just like the landlord, you have many rights as a tenant ...

Things To Do Before You Move In...

Ultimate Rental Guide Moving into a home is always exciting but it is also a dau...

The responsibilities of the landlor...

Ultimate Rental Guide At the beginning and during the residential tenancy, the r...

All You Need to Know About a Bond &...

Ultimate Rental Guide Lodging the Bond The amount paid must be written on the le...

Key Questions To Ask Before Signing...

Ultimate Rental Guide A residential tenancy agreement is obtained when a landlo...

How to Maximise Your Chances of Sec...

Ultimate Rental Guide   If you have determined that renting is the right op...

Ultimate Rental Guide...

Renting a property can be a daunting process and without the correct knowledge (...

Things to Ask Before Signing Your T...

For first time renters, the excitement that comes with moving out of home can so...