Whether you’re renting a house for the first time or renting out your property to tenants, our renting guides for tenants and landlords provide information about choosing the right rental house, gaining landlord approval and protecting your investment as a landlord.

When Bad Things Happen to Good Tenants

By Sharon Fox-Slater on 10 Oct 2013 No Comments yet, your thoughts are very welcome

Even the best tenants can't guarantee that a landlord’s asset and income will be safe, as many landlords who have needed to lodge a landlord insurance claim would know. One poor tenant had been teaching his wife to drive when she accidentally drove through the front door of the property ...

A Sofa on the Roof… and Other Trashed Rental Homes

By Sharon Fox-Slater on 18 Sep 2013 No Comments yet, your thoughts are very welcome

Recently, there have been a string of incidents involving trashed rental homes. Unfortunately, it’s not uncommon if a tenancy turns sour. Cases like these show some of the challenges property investors face, but there are steps investors can take to protect themselves if their investment is damaged by tenants ...

Renting With Pets – How to Get Landlord Approval in 5 Easy Steps

By Peter Sarmas on 26 Jul 2013 No Comments yet, your thoughts are very welcome

Pet friendly rental homes are few and far between, and renters are finding it increasingly difficult to obtain a secure rental property that allows them to live with their pets. A recent study conducted by Dr Emma Power from the University of Western Sydney shows that about 60 per cent of Australians have pets ...

Renting a House – Where do I Start?

By Peter Sarmas on 12 Jul 2013 No Comments yet, your thoughts are very welcome

It can be a big decision to move out of home for the first time. There are so many things to take into consideration – where will you start looking? Who are you going to move in with? What is expected of you financially? Our regular Rental Blogs will explain the ins and outs of the rental process, from applying for a property to finding a housemate ...

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