In Canberra, it turns out that ACT Policing are the ones who knock. If you’ve been following the news, then you’ll know that they recently seized more than $6 million worth of cannabis from a number of rental homes across the ACT.
The really scary thing is, the police believe it is likely there are more of these so-called ‘grow houses’ out there in our community. Thankfully, if you own an investment property, there is an easy way to avoid being taken advantage of by criminals.
Moving into a rental property can be a very exciting time for a lot of people. You have a new home to enjoy and a new neighbourhood to explore. However, you are also taking on a number of new responsibilities that you should be aware of.
If you’ve never rented a home before, it might not be clear exactly what your obligations are. We want you to continue enjoying the experience of living in your rental property, so we spoke with Kate O’Leary, the Section Manager at Independent Property Management, to get some insight into a tenant’s key responsibilities.
Whether you are renting on your own or with friends, moving into a new rental property can be an exciting time for many people. It might be the first time you’ve lived away from home and you can’t wait to enjoy your well-earned independence. Or you might be an old hand at the rental game and you’re looking forward to living in a bigger property in a better location.
No matter what your situation is, you’re bound to have questions. To make things a little easier for you to find the answers you’re looking for, we’ve compiled a list of some of the most common questions we are asked by renters.