If a flatmate doesn’t pay their share of the rent it becomes your responsibility. As far as the landlord is concerned, the name on the lease is the person who must pay all the rent.So to protect yourself from wayward flatmates,make sure all the names are on the lease. You should also be given a [...]
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I’ll talk about whether it’s better to go furnished or unfurnished a bit later. I reckon the Premises Condition Report is your most critical document. It is the one single bit of paper which will determine whether you get your bond back or not . . . so treat it like gold.
Take a deep breath before you sign the lease, and check out your Renting Guide again. Find out how long the owner is going to rent the place for. If you get in and get all settled only to find out the owner has decided to sell up you could be in deep water. Well, [...]