Confused about what needs to be paid to who at the beginning of a tenancy? A young house up to its rafters in questions about rent, bond and bills gets all the answers from his neighbour.

Market rent

Find out what the weekly rent is for properties in your area.

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Rent

Rent is the money paid by the tenant for the right to live in a property. 

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Bond

A landlord can ask tenants to pay a bond when they move into a property.

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Letting fees and key money

Letting fees and key money are additional fees that can't be charged to tenants.

Utilities and other payments

Landlords and tenants are both responsible for paying bills. Find out what you are responsible for.

Water and wastewater charges

Find out who is responsible for paying water and wastewater charges.