Articles related to "Rental Deposit"

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Dealing with a demanding landlord
A difficult landlord can make a tenant’s life miserable. Knowing how to deal with them is the key to keeping the relationship amiable.
How to get your rental deposit back
Private Property has over the years received hundreds, if not thousands, of queries regarding landlords’ refusal to refund a tenant’s deposit.
How to spot a dodgy landlord
There are landlords and then there are landlords…some are good and some are just plain bad. So how do you know what you are letting yourself in for when you rent a home?
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.
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.
How tenants can protect themselves from identity theft
Tenants can be left vulnerable by having to provide sensitive information to future landlords. Here’s how they can protect themselves from their information being misused.
The 7 deadly rental sins to avoid
To avoid the frustration of financial loss, stress and damage to your property, make sure you are not committing these seven deadly rental sins:
How to recognise and avoid rental scams
Rental scams are on the rise and unfortunately, many people still fall for them. Here’s how to spot the common red flags.
Be prepared for your next rental
In order to avoid being left high and dry when your lease expires, you need to have a plan in place to secure your next place.
Inspections protect both landlords and tenants
It’s vitally important to conduct incoming and outgoing inspections in order to ensure that the rental deposit on a property is handled fairly.