A law unto themselves

My neighbour plays his banjo on his balcony, smokes by the swimming pool and stores stuff in his car space.  Surely this is against the by-laws. – Irritated, Illawarra. OK,…

Funk over dumped junk

QUESTION: A tenant moved out and left piles of junk, four sofas, four mattresses and 10 rubbish bags full of clothes.  I know which unit was listed for lease and…

Lazy parkers face eviction

QUESTION: Our apartment block has external garages accessed by common property,  Tenants park outside their garages – presumably because they can’t be bothered to enter. However, because we are right…

The beat goes on … an on

Nobody wants to discourage young musicians from nurturing their talents but it depends who is playing what and where and how often. QUESTION: The teenage son of a neighbour directly…

The bro must go

QUESTION:  When I rented my current share flat, my roomie told me he would only be there three or four nights a week, which was one of the reasons I…

Garage gate grind

This is a version, edited for publication, of a question that appears in full elsewhere  in this Forum. QUESTION: I rent a unit directly over the block’s electric garage door.…