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Has your rent been increased? Some answers to questions you may have relating to rent

Filed under: Renting & Leasing Property, Property Law, Leases

Rental affordability is a hot button issue in Australia and for many people, any increase in rent can amplify any cost pressures that a family may be facing....

How To Validly Exercise An Option To Renew A Lease

Filed under: Commercial Leases, Leases

Disputes often arise regarding whether an option to renew a lease has been validly exercised, when a landlord wishes to terminate a lease.

What are the rules if a person wishes to evict a co-tenant from a rental property?

Filed under: Renting & Leasing Property, Leases, Property Disputes, Tenant and Landlord Law

Not only are property prices sky high in Australia at the moment, but renting a property in some capital cities can also be an expensive proposition. Therefore,...

Your rent questions answered: The rules of rent in arrears and excessive rent increases

Filed under: Renting & Leasing Property, Property Law, Leases, Lease negotiations and disputes, Tenant and Landlord Law

Rent, not just a musical but a way of life for many Australians. Now that the “humorous” part of this piece is over and done with, there are many rules...

How do subleases operate under Australian property law?

Filed under: Property Law, Leases

Although it may be summer at the time of writing (January 2013) many people will be looking for a rental property to lease – especially university students....

Exchange of emails can lead to a binding agreement for lease

Filed under: Property, Commercial Property, Leases, Lease negotiations and disputes, Tenant and Landlord Law

In the recent case of Vantage Systems Pty Ltd v Priolo Corporation Pty Ltd [2015] WASC 21, the Court of Appeal of Western Australia held that an email...

How to terminate a commercial lease for non-payment of rent or other breach

Filed under: Property Law, Leases

It is a situation landlords hope they will never experience. Their tenant has stopped paying rent and they need to take action to mitigate the damage to...

Understanding how an option for renewal works

Filed under: Commercial Leases, Leases, Lease negotiations and disputes

The judgement of Her Honour, Mullins J of the Queensland Supreme Court in JV Pub Group Pty Ltd v Red Carpet Real Estate Pty Ltd (delivered on 22 September...

Retail Leases - Options to Renew

Filed under: Commercial and Retail Leasing, Leases

THE PERIOD of a lease and any options to renew it are highly prized and scrutinized elements given a prospective tenant’s desire to realise their business...


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