Tag Archive: residential tenancy

Rent all that’s left of shredded dream

Posted on October 14, 2013 by | 0 Comments
It’s a worldwide phenomenon called ”Generation Rent” – and it has landed in Australia. While the term is used internationally to describe the wave of people in their 20s and 30s who will never be able to afford to own homes, a report has found that permanent renting is becoming a way of life for Australians of all ages. Families, older people and young people are all increasingly being locked out of home ownership, says...

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Tale of a Terrorist Landlord

Posted on September 15, 2013 by | 0 Comments
Tony Bourke and his wife Dianne have rented a home on a peaceful parcel of land at Pimpama on Brisbane’s south side for the past 11 years. The owner sold the land to a developer company which intends to construct 300 housing blocks. The pensioner couple were soon given their marching orders. Bourkes  received a Notice to Leave (which our Tim O’Dwyer considered invalid) by March 24th. Tony claimed he had an agreement with the multi-millionaire boss of the...

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