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Can I still rent a home if I have a bad credit record?
While a good credit profile can increase your chances of getting an apartment, those with bad credit can still find ways to rent a home. Here’s what you need to do.
How to deal with bad landlords
Is your landlord taking advantage of you? Follow these tips to make sure you’re protected from a current or future bad landlord.
Bulletproof your home buying budget
The excitement of buying a new home can soon to dismay if you don’t budget for all upfront and ongoing costs. Here’s how to plan your budget.
Beware the troublesome roommate
Sharing a flat has many advantages but in order to ensure that things don’t turn sour, it’s important to set ground rules at the outset.
Doing retirement in style
While moving from a larger home into a smaller retirement option can seem quite daunting, it’s also a great time to declutter and start afresh. Here’s how to get your retirement home looking good.
What is classified as “fair wear and tear”?
It is in both the landlord’s and tenant’s best interests to know their rights, and be aware of the conditions under which a tenant’s deposit can be used.
Plan ahead to avoid the stress of moving house
While there is generally a great deal of excitement around a home move, there is also a great deal of stress involved, regardless of how organised you think you are.
How building naming rights affect landlords and tenants
Most people are familiar with residential and commercial property lease agreements. However, when it comes to ‘leasing’ the rights to name a building, things can become quite complicated.
Stay on top of your rental property with a mid-term inspection
Conducting an inspection of a rental property mid-way through the lease allows the landlord and tenant to identify any issues early on.
How to deal with the stress of moving
Moving house is both physically and emotionally challenging and regardless of how organised you think you are, it's stressful. Here are some tips on how to remove the stress.