It's quite amazing how many tenants and landlords enter into their rental contract without thinking of it as a business agreement. It absolutely is about business but because so many landlords are individuals rather than entities or corporations and because renting is a very personal move, carried out by everyday people, it can be hard to think in terms of business.
Consumer law in Australia helps protect home buyers across the country from buying a home that has damage or significant problems. The days of deceit and deliberately hiding faults to secure a home sale are becoming scarcer as regulations and mandatory disclosure have become part of state law.
Rather than getting caught up in unexpected moving costs, we're giving you a heads up on what to be careful of, what to avoid and where you can make smart choices, so you know where you stand and what to watch out for.
A landlord is a business owner so it's important to get your head in the business game from the start so you can have the required cash flow to cover yourself from the initial shortfall and any incidents that may pop up during your ownership.
Understanding what makes a home popular at opens gives you an edge when it comes to preparing and staging your own home for a home sale or maybe helping guide your budget allocations for those long await renovations, makeover or remodelling works.