International students: What you need to know before you rent

Renting in a new country has its challenges. Some 21.6% of Australians are currently enrolled to study at a tertiary or technical institution (ABS, 2016),...

A guide to moving house in wet weather

Wet weather is a fact of life for a few months of the year. Thankfully, there are ways to work around the wet weather...

Could your rental be making you sick this winter?

Heavy rainfall, cold temperatures and heaters, combined with poor ventilation create ideal conditions for mould issues in your rental property and the potential to make...

Personalise and share your Renter Resume, wherever you go

Your Renter Resume is an easy-to-read renting profile to share with any landlord/agent. It includes your employment and income info, rental history, and references -...

What could get me blacklisted on a rental tenancy database?

While the occasional late rent payment is unlikely to earn you a listing on a tenancy database, consistently late payments might. Many Australian tenants...

What changes can I make to my rental property?

You might be busting to make some changes to your property, but you're renting and wondering what your options are in Australia. The answer, unfortunately,...

More than 300,000 people create Renter Resumes

More than 300,000 people have now created a Renter Resume, one of Australia's most comprehensive renter profile applications. Create your Renter Resume today! “It is no...

Discrimination when renting – Where to go for help

Everybody should be given a 'Fair Go' when renting or trying to rent a property. While landlords and agents have the right to choose...

May checklist: Get your home ready for winter

As we find ourselves spending more time indoors, comfort in the home will become an important consideration to keep in mind. Here are a...

Choosing references for your rental application

Found the apartment of your dreams and ready to apply? The rental references you include in your application can make or break the deal,...