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Fixtures and rental properties: What changes can a tenant make?

Filed under: Renting & Leasing Property, Property Law, Tenant and Landlord Law

One aspect of renting property is that tenants may not always be completely satisfied with some of the fixtures that may form part of the property. For...

How to end a tenancy agreement

Filed under: Renting & Leasing Property, Tenant and Landlord Law

It’s often remarked how Australia is a nation of renters and with the large number of people leasing property, it shouldn’t come as a surprise when some...

Landlords, tenants and eviction proceedings: What are the laws?

Filed under: Renting & Leasing Property

As the number of Australians engaged with the rental market increases, it’s unsurprising that issues can sometimes arise between landlords and tenants....

"The Castle", property, ‘just terms’ and the Constitution

Filed under: Constitutional Law, Renting & Leasing Property

Fans of The Castle can take two things away from the film: a) the Constitution has a ‘vibe’ and b) s 51(xxxi) states that property acquired by the Commonwealth...

Has your rent been increased? Some answers to questions you may have relating to rent

Filed under: Renting & Leasing Property, Property Law, Leases

Rental affordability is a hot button issue in Australia and for many people, any increase in rent can amplify any cost pressures that a family may be facing....

What are the rules if a person wishes to evict a co-tenant from a rental property?

Filed under: Renting & Leasing Property, Leases, Property Disputes, Tenant and Landlord Law

Not only are property prices sky high in Australia at the moment, but renting a property in some capital cities can also be an expensive proposition. Therefore,...

Your rent questions answered: The rules of rent in arrears and excessive rent increases

Filed under: Renting & Leasing Property, Property Law, Leases, Lease negotiations and disputes, Tenant and Landlord Law

Rent, not just a musical but a way of life for many Australians. Now that the “humorous” part of this piece is over and done with, there are many rules...

When are landlords required to make repairs to a rental property?

Filed under: Renting & Leasing Property, Property

Many people will probably have seen a story on one of those nightly current affair programs exposing the unscrupulous behaviour of a landlord who refuses...

What are the general rights and obligations imposed on tenants and landlords in Australia?

Filed under: Renting & Leasing Property, Property

Australian housing prices still for the most part remain quite high when compared with the rest of the world, so as a consequence, many people choose to...

Defects must be dealt with

Filed under: Renting & Leasing Property, Commercial and Retail Leasing, Commercial Property, Property Law, Strata Law

Defects are expected in all new buildings with recent evidence indicating that there is a high rate of defects in new strata buildings in NSW. For this...

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