Renting For Real Estate FAQs
Q: How long does it take to hear back about my application?
A: It will take 2-3 business days to fully process your application. You will also receive text messages along the way.
Q: Who needs to go on the application?
A: Anyone over the age of 18.
Q: What if I don’t want my 18+ year old child on the lease?
A: We will still need their details on the application form however they can be listed as an occupant only. This will mean that they will not be listed on the lease as a lease holder. You will need to advise us that you would like for them to be an occupant only.
Q: What if there is a person who I don’t want on the lease agreement?
A: We will still need their details on the application form however they can be listed as an occupant only. This will mean that they will not be listed on the lease as a lease holder. You will just need to advise us that you would like for them to be an occupant only.
Q: What additional documents do I need to provide on rental application?
A: For each applicant, you will need to provide 100 points of ID, proof of income (payslips, bank statements, Centrelink statements) and your most recent inspection report and transaction ledger (these can be obtained from your current rental agency.
Q: What if I have never rented before?
A: If you have never rented before there are solutions other than previous rental agencies. For the rental reference section, please provide details of where you are living now. If you are living with friends or family etc. please provide details of who you are living with, the address and if you are paying any rent/board to them. If you own your own home and are selling, please provide the address of the property and details of the agent who is selling the home (if applicable). We also ask that you send photos of where you are currently living.
Q: Why was my application declined?
A: Unfortunately we do not give out reasons for a declined application due to privacy reasons. The decision is completely up to the owner of the property as to which application they approve.
Didn't find the answer to your question? Feel free to contact us on 08 9528 8900.