Vic Rent Reforms to ‘Push out Landlords’
A move to give Victorian tenants more rights risks driving landlords out of the market, the state's real estate institute warns.
Airbnb Vs Affordable Rent
Whilst tourists enjoy beaches and rainforest, Ilona Harker lives in her car after she and three flatmates were evicted from their rental property in the lead...
China’s Rental Market Surging
China's sky-high apartment prices and its footloose generation of millennials are fuelling demand for rental apartments, driving investment by foreign private equity funds and Chinese real...
Perth Rentals Turned into Cannabis Farms
Gang members using fake identities have been renting homes in Perth and turning them into hydroponic cannabis farms, prompting a warning to landlords.
Victoria Set for Five Year Plus Rental Agreements
Victoria is set for rental agreements lasting five or more years as the government moves to overhaul real-estate tenancy laws.
Aussie Renters ‘Too Scared’ to Ask for Repairs
Fears about potential eviction, blacklisting, and rent hikes are stopping one-in-seven Australian tenants from making complaints about or requesting repairs on rental properties.
WA Govt Attempts to Break Housing Cycle
A program that aims to help people get out of of the public housing cycle is being trialled.
Is a Lack of Regulation Creating Rental Housing Slums?
When words like ‘filthy’, ‘disgusting’ and ‘dangerous’ are peppered throughout the condition report for a rental property, you go in expecting the worst.
Victoria Renters Want Energy Efficiency Reform
Victorian renters are joining the call from a leading environmental group for a compulsory level of energy efficiency standards, including insulation, in homes available for lease.
Rentals Properties out of Reach for Many
Taking a snapshot of the more than 67,000 rental properties available across Australia on March 24, the advocacy group found only 3729 were affordable for households...
Hobart, Canberra Rents up as Sydney Slows
Unit rental prices have eased in Sydney and held steady in Melbourne but soared in Hobart and Canberra, new figures show.