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Rental rights every tenant should know about

Life as an independent adult is tough, but it gets even tougher and trickier if you’re living in someone else’s property as a renter. Besides...

4 great apps for keeping the peace in your share house

At some point we all come across a bad roommate or housemate who always ‘conveniently’ forgets to buy milk, perpetually doesn’t have cash on...

How to ace your rental application

Trying to find a rental property can be exciting, stressful, exhausting and just down right hard work at times. If zig zagging all over...

How to find the right housemate

Many Australians are opting to live in share houses due to housing unaffordability, low rental vacancy rates, the soaring cost of living and as...

6 tips to save for a house deposit while renting

If you happen to be renting, then saving money for a property deposit might seem out of reach, but that shouldn’t stop you from...

5 steps to negotiate lower rent

When you’re looking for a new place to rent you might be under the misapprehension that the listing rental price is set in stone....

4 ground rules to set before moving in with a new housemate

We’re all savvy to at least one housemate horror story of our own or that of a friend. Like the food freeloader that is...

6 DIY decorating ideas for renters

If you're tired of living in a dull, sterile and character-less rental property here's some low commitment decor inspiration to make your rental feel...

How to make shared living fun and not a chore.

If you have moved out of home, and are renting, chances are you are sharing. You may be sharing with a boyfriend, girlfriend, brother...