Your rights as a renter, and the dodgy practices to watch out for.
Renting your home may keep you free from the shackles of a mortgage, but there are some pitfalls. We've all heard horror stories of being evicted on Christmas Eve, facing a rental hike as soon as you ask for something to be fixed, and losing your bond for no good reason. We'll help you understand your rights as a renter so your home is your castle – whether it's your castle or not.
The property team
Our property experts know first-hand some of the problems you can encounter when you don't own the home you live in. That's why they've pored over the laws and real-life case studies to put together advice you can understand and trust.
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First home savers accounts, negative gearing and real estate industry tricks.
From agent commission to accurate valuations, what you need to know about selling.
Advice on buying and selling property, home loans, renters' rights and more.