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Columnists > Sami Veloso


Sami Veloso
Sami was born in Mozambique and has lived in South Africa, Germany, Portugal and now lives in Australia. The moves were usually to accompany her husband on his various work projects. She has worked in Hospitality, Banking, had her own picture framing business, taught English as a Second Language and is now a Practice Manager in a General Practitioner clinic. Sami blogs at Sami's Colourful World.


Sami Veloso

Rental Rules In Australia

Posted by: Carole on Tuesday July 29, 2014 (18:58:27)   (3095 Reads)
Sami Veloso
When we arrived in Perth in 2007, we were lucky to be able to enjoy 3 months of rent free furnished accommodation, in a two bed-roomed apartment with views of the city, paid for by my husband's sponsoring company.When our friends dropped us at the apartment the night we landed , they noted that the beige carpets were a bit grubby, and the kitchen didn't look too clean either. In the next few days I set about giving the kitchen a good clean, washing all the dishes, pots, etc.

We had been there for about 1 month when my husband was told the estate agent was going to drop by for an inspection. I was out the day they came, but they left a report saying the carpets were dirty and could we please make sure we hired a carpet cleaning service to take care of that!    more ...