TenantsTips / Australia
Tenantstips help and advice for people renting residential homes throughout Australia
If goods are left behind at a property at the end of a tenancy the landlord may dispose of them providing they give the tenant notice of disposal.
A rental property will not be considered as in need of repair because of the presence of lead or asbestos but is it legal?
Living in a Boarding house? How does this Act affect tenats in rental properties?
How does this act affect tenants ?
Got rats, bees nest, mice? What do you do?
Although the tenant has a right for peace, quiet and private life in rented premises your landlord has his right to show rented property to prospective buyers during selling but how often?
After ending your tenancy agreement you will need to get back your rental bond. Here's how.
Just what do you do if you cannot come to an agreement with the landlord over your bond. Use the RTA!
Are you thinking about renting a property for the first time and found the perfect property but not sure how to go about securing a tenancy agreement?
Tenancies by their very nature do not last forever, so what happens when you want to end a tenancy?
Rent can be increased during a tenancy to keep in fitting with the current economic trends but when and how?
During the time of your tenancy it may on occasion be necessary for other people to enter your rental premises but whom?
A bond is a fixed amount of money paid by a tenant at the start of a tenancy agreement but why do you need one?
help and advice on what do do if you have rent arrears.
Do you have repairs that need doing but are unsure who should do them? Maybe we can throw some light on the subject.
A standard residential tenancy agreement states that the landlord is committed to a certain level of security - so is yours?
Strata Schemes exist where properties do not fall under the stand alone category but what does that mean to you, the tenant?
Help and advice on what the residential tenancies act is all about
What are the rights of the landlord to terminate an agreement early and the rights of a tenant regarding this issue.
A tenant database is a record of information about tenants compiled by database operators for private companies.
As a tenant covered by the Residential Tenancies Act 2010 it may be possible to transfer your tenancy agreement to another person or sub-let the property to another person
Mould is a type of fungus which requires organic materials and moisture to grow and Mould can be regarded as a breach of a residential tenancy agreement
Advice to tenants experiencing domestic violence and outlines the options and laws which may affect them
Discrimination can be defined as the unfair treatment of a person based on their sex, nationality, race or status, is This You?
We outline the difference between a boarder, lodger and a tenant, and highlight the rights of ‘marginal renters’.
This article looks at the law on smoke alarms in New South Wales including tenant rights and landlord responsibilities.
This article offers information and advice in relation to storm damage for tenants.
This article offers advice for New South Wales tenant in relation to the Civil and Administrative Tribunal.
The Australian rental market varies greatly between each state and then within that state from area to area, so where to look?
It is a very important thing to find the right accommodation for your budget and to avoid the high costs during tenancy.
Finding loans for tenants in Australia is not all that difficult, it is applying for them and getting approved that takes a little more work and can be time consuming so here's our tips.
Planned Residential Tenancy Act amendments draw criticism from the Real Estate Institute of Western Australia (REIWA).
This article will provide you with some useful tips as to how to keep your pet and rent a property.
The Queensland State Government is currently conducting a review into tenancy laws
If you have explored every possibility to get help with rent and failed, it’s worth trying the many churches and charities in Australia that provide help with rent
The rental bond is important and there are legal requirements about when it is taken and who should hold it.
If you don't want to pay someone elses water bill then it pays to make sure you read the meter when you move in.
There are rules about changing the locks in rented property so find out when and if you can change them
Here you can read an explanation of the legal issues for people who sharing housing in the Australian Rental market
Many Australian tenants don’t think about buying contents insurance thinking that because the property they are living in isn’t theirs, insurance isn’t necessary.
With the increasing cost of Australian housing some people are finding it difficult to pay the rent so it’s worth checking out rent assistance through Centrelink.
Australian Housing Affordability can be improved through Challenging Old Attitudes and Improving Infrastructure
When rental costs are as much as mortgage loan payments in Australia it is time to think about changing the way we think about where and how we live.
Electricity costs have put a large amount of pressure on the cost of living in Australia and are forcing many individuals and families into debt