Utility charges vary from property to property however in most circumstances the tenant must pay for their own electricity, gas and water charges. Details regarding the payment of utilities will be mentioned in your tenancy agreement
Wear and tear is part of everyday life living in a property. With that sometimes comes damage and hopefully repair. In Queensland, a landlord is responsible for undertaking reasonable repairs to your property and in a reasonable timeframe. Urgent/emergency repairs must be undertaken within 24 hours.
Can't decide whether to live in a house or an apartment? There are lots to take into consideration. Here are a few important factors to consider when deciding on the type of rental property
Some home-owners offer a private home rental, meaning no real estate agent is involved. It is important to understand that renting a house or apartment from a private individual, not via a registered real estate agent, has various advantages and disadvantages. A good agent can be a tenant's advocate.