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Costs Hidden Costs: Who Has To Do The Repairs? Part (5)

My friend Cathy was renting a house with a few friends—but only her name was on the lease. From the time they moved in the roof in the back room of the house had leaked a bit when it rained.

Costs Hidden Costs: Who Has To Do The Repairs? Part (4)

•S t e p 4 —If what you wanted done doesn’t get done in that reason- able time limit, write a final letter to your landlord or agent saying that you are intending to contact the Residential Tribunal in your

Costs Hidden Costs: Who Has To Do The Repairs? Part (3)

According to the Renting Guide there are five steps to follow to try and get your landlord to do your repairs: •S t e p 1 —Call your landlord or agent in person and explain to them in a straightforward

Costs Hidden Costs: Who Has To Do The Repairs? Part (2)

But if you are renting a unit or townhouse at a cheap price, don’t expect this kind of service. According to the NSW Department of Fair Trading’s Renting Guide, landlords or agents must organise for any urgent repairs to be

Costs Hidden Costs: Who Has To Do The Repairs?

Repairs are something that landlords and agents have to do in order to keep the premises in a state fit for you to live in. The landlord or agent is responsible for fixing anything on the premises that isn’t your