A shared tenancy is when more than one person is named as tenant on a residential tenancy agreement. At some point or another, one or more co-tenants may want to make changes to the agreement. So, what needs to be done?
Ideally, a routine inspection should be respectful and achieve the goal in checking to see if the property is being looked after.
A routine inspection is for the property manager/owner to check in on the property as well as for the tenant to indicate any maintenance issues or concerns. However, it’s potentially a source of frustration for both parties, but here’s how both can make things run smoothly.
It’s a good idea to market a property rental early so a tenant is ready to move in shortly after the current one vacates. However, photographing a tenanted rental is not as simple as dropping in to take a few shots.
Corded windows can seem harmless, so why is there state legislation regarding the supply and installation of coded window furnishings? And is your property investment in compliance?
Queensland property owners are starting to find the value in offering solar energy to tenants. If you’re also considering the switch to solar, here are some things to remember.
If the recent flooding in north Queensland has you worried about your property rental, here’s a quick guide on how to resolve the most common issues.
Tenant’s rights and landlord’s responsibilities are affected when there’s the presence of mould in a rental property. Legislation provides a guide on how to handle this health (as well as wealth) risk.
Antibacterial or baby/wet wipes are very handy in the household. Parents use it to clean up after their little ones and themselves alike. When in the bathroom, most people may find it convenient to simply toss used wipes in the toilet. However, this can cause serious damage to your household plumbing. Yes, even “flushable wipes.”
Queensland has a new smoke alarm legislation and there are requirements property managers/landlords should take note. The legislation mainly involves overseeing the replacement of smoke alarms with ones that comply with new standards.
According to a review of insurance data, water damage is the number one claim submitted by landlords in Australia. Fortunately, there are ways to prevent this from occurring on your property investment.