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Rental eviction ban update: state by state

The changing landscape of residential tenancies continues to shift as the majority of Australia moves towards life out of lockdown, with the 'new normal' at the forefront of the collective conscience, particularly tenants and landlords get a handle on the specifics of new legislation. For ease of use, we've put together an easy guide to [...]

Floods, storms, fires & a pandemic: the importance of landlords insurance

It is fair to say that, at the very least, this year has not been what we expected. For homeowners across Australia, the challenges of 2020 have highlighted levels of uncertainty that make landlord's insurance more important than ever. The insurance market has reflected the large number of challenges facing the community, with a struggling [...]

Domestic violence during lockdown: Changes to legislation and information for Real Estate Agents and Property Managers

During the lockdowns across Australia as governments responded to the spread of Covid-19, rates of domestic violence have spiked, as many victims are forced to stay home with their abusers. The United Nations has urged national governments to take action to work to protect victims. "I urge all governments to put women's safety first as [...]

Victoria extends rental eviction freeze, tax support for landlords until December

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has confirmed that the current freeze on rental evictions, which applies to both commercial and residential tenants, will last until 31 December this year, unless there are "rare and specific circumstances." Price increases are also off the table until the end of this year, as the Andrews government seeks to continue [...]