Landlords and tenants are equally likely at some stage to wonder who is responsible for the eradication of pests in a rental home. Tenants wonder if the responsibility lies with them, or whether the landlord should take action to remove any vermin.
Fortunately, there is clear information from NSW Fair Trading on responsibilities for controlling and removing pests. A summary of this information is as follows.
We are often asked by new tenants and landlords who is responsible for paying what when it comes to utility costs in a rental property. Here's a clear run-down and worthy reminder for both landlords and tenants of their responsibilities.
One of the most frequently-asked questions we receive when listing a new rental property is "Are pets allowed?". Before we list a property for rent, we will have already asked the landlord's preference on this subject. However at times the number of quality enquiries from pet-owner applicants is so high the subject is brought up for further consideration.
In this article we discuss the value of listing your investment property as pet-friendly, as well as the main points to consider before doing so.
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