Archives: August 2023

In line with increasing vacancy rates Tasmanian rents for the June quarter 2023 show decreases in most areas. The pattern very much resembles the decreases seen in 2020 when COVID-19 lockdowns meant fewer international students and short stay properties returning to the long-term rental market. Overall, decreases were highest in the South (-4.1%) and less […]

All States and Territories have agreed to strengthen renters’ rights and ensure national consistency. Whilst there is no timeframe on when the reforms will be introduced, there was disappointingly no agreement on stabilising rents and some of these reforms were introduced in Tasmania years ago, the reforms will improve the rights of renters across Tasmania […]