Will my fixed-term lease automatically renew to a periodic?

Will my fixed-term lease automatically renew on a month-to-month basis if I don’t renew my lease contract before it expires? If so, how much notice should I give my property manager that I’d like to stay on a fixed-term?” Tenant, NSW

7 Questions to Ask Before Signing a Lease

7 Questions to Ask Before Signing a Lease

Renting a house is a great a way to live affordably and it’s even better if you split the costs with a few housemates. However, it’s important to ask the right questions before signing a lease. Renting houses takes practice and can often mean learning from costly mistakes. Avoid falling into the traps that come with being an inexperienced renter by asking these seven questions before signing a lease.

Landlord or Tenant - Who is Responsible?

Landlord or Tenant - Who is Responsible?

When you move into your rental property, the landlord or property manager must have ensured the premises are habitable and in a reasonable state of cleanliness and repair.

You must keep the property clean and tidy and, at the end of your tenancy, hand it back in a similar condition to how it was at the start of your agreement, taking into account normal use (fair wear and tear).