For first-time tenants: How to get a rental property

People enter the Australian rental market every day. It could be your first time, or you might have been out of the game for...

7 things to look for in a good neighbourhood

Moving to a new city and starting a whole new life is always exciting, but it's important to choose a good neighbourhood to live...

The best money habits to have when you’re renting

Deciding to rent is an important life decision. Each stage of the renting process comes with a price tag, whether paying your security bond or...

6 great reasons you should move to Perth in 2018

Progressive and oh-so-liveable, Western Australia’s capital city has a lot to offer: some of the best weather, beautiful beaches and an unpretentious vibe –...

Your rental ledger – Why you should be asking for a copy

When it comes to applying for your next property, a good rental ledger is hugely beneficial. One of the most valuable things you can...

9 strategies to score a rental in a competitive market

Been reading about increasing house prices? As some states struggle with housing affordability, renting is becoming a more appealing option.  But in a competitive...
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6 ways to make a landlord / agent choose you

You've finally found the property you want on Rent.com.au. So what can you do to make yourself stand out as the perfect tenant? Remember this:...

Preparing for a rental viewing

In the quest to find the dream rental, it’s no secret that renters are finding open-house viewings competitive and time consuming. With increased pressure...

Understanding your Residential Tenancy Agreement

Your Residential Tenancy Agreement (RTA) is a legal document, so it's important to read and understand what you're signing. A tenancy agreement (commonly referred to...

How to find a family-friendly rental property

Hunting for the perfect family-friendly rental? Your next property has to be safe, in a good neighbourhood and close to amenities. Take these considerations...