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How to negotiate home improvements in a rental property

One of the great upsides of renting is that it provides a much larger degree of freedom than owning. However, it can feel difficult to personalise your rental and make it feel like a home. Luckily, there’s plenty of ways you can personalise your space, but it’s important to understand what changes you can make and how to negotiate them with your landlord or agent.

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Renters: The benefits of renting

For many, home ownership is the goal, and the benefits of renting are glossed over in the pursuit of ownership. However, this shouldn’t be the case. In a world where we celebrate leasing rather than buying services (E.g Netflix, Spotify, etc.), why don’t we think the same of the world’s oldest subscription service - renting.

This article will go through some reasons why renting might be better than home-ownership and how to still invest in the property market without necessarily having to put up the amount that home-ownership would require.

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Renters: What to look for in a rental property

It’s all too easy to get caught up in the emotion of finding a new rental property, and forget to look over and think about basic requirements of a good rental property. Snug has developed a list of things to think about when looking at a property, so that you find a property that not only looks great, but is also practical and meets your needs. 1. Location When considering a suburb/area to look at, make sure to think through the area’s accessibility to various important places.

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Snug's Top Ten Renting Tips

Whether it’s your first time renting, or your tenth, understanding the ins and outs of the rental process can help you stand out from your competition, secure your dream rental and ensure you get your bond back at the end of the lease. This article will outline some key tips to bear in mind throughout most stages of the rental process, to make sure you get the most out of your rental property.

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Differences between a fixed term and ongoing lease agreement

Whether you’re a tenant or owner, it’s worth understanding how fixed-term and month-to-month leases differ, and what works best for you.

Ongoing leases are also called month-to-month leases or rolling leases.

Both types of leases are valid agreements for renters and property managers to enter-into. They both facilitate the tenancy but have important differences around notice, rent increases and duration.

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How to Secure Your Dream Rental

In Australia’s perennially competitive rental property landscape, the chances of securing a good property– let alone one that meets all your requirements– may seem impossible.

Rapidly rising rents and the start of “rental bidding” further complicate the picture. Big changes to available rental properties during the holiday season and the start of the year can lead to rapid changes in the market.

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