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Is Pest control a landlord or tenant responsibility?

Is Pest control a landlord or tenant responsibility?

By | March 26th, 2019

Just like garden maintenance this is one of the biggest areas of confusion and dispute between landlords and tenants. Why? Well mainly on two fronts: - 1.The legislation is not clear on responsibilities (it's open to interpretation) 2.The cause of pests is subject to dispute   Pests may include: Fleas Cockroaches Ants Spiders (i.e....

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Victoria’s rental vacancy rate hits new low as population booms and banks crack down

Victoria’s rental vacancy rate hits new low as population booms and banks crack down

By | February 13th, 2019

By Jack Kerr and state political reporter Stephanie Anderson The rental vacancy rate in Victoria has hit a record low, the state's peak real estate body says, and the swelling population has been blamed. The latest figures from the Real Estate Institute of Victoria (REIV) show the vacancy rate dropped to just 1.8 per cent...

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