Smoke Alarm Compliance

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From 23 March 2020, NSW landlords and agents need to ensure that smoke alarms installed in rented properties are in working order.   Requirements for landlords and agents Where a smoke alarm is not in working order, landlords and agents must ensure the alarm is repaired (this includes replacing a battery) within 2 business days. […]

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Break Lease Fees

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Breaking a fixed-term agreement early When a tenant signs a fixed-term agreement, they are committing to stay for the full term. If a tenant wants to move out before the end of the fixed term, there could be costs involved. There are some situations where a tenant can end a fixed-term agreement without penalty. A […]

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