The pros and cons of month-to-month (periodic) agreements

Navigating the Australian rental market isn't easy. Before you begin your search, you need to determine whether you're looking for a short-term or long-term...

Personalise and share your Renter Resume, wherever you go

Finding the right place can be tough under the best of circumstances, and it gets considerably more so when you aren't 100% prepared. Here's...
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What is a rental bond and how does it work?

Time to get down to the nitty-gritty financials – the rental bond. So what is it, and how does it work? Are there options...

How much do you know about your tenancy history?

Ready to apply for your next property? Here are Rent.com.au's hot tips to help you secure your dream home with minimal fuss and jump...

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,...

Moving from overseas – How to apply for a rental

If you're moving to Australia for the first time and have never had a rental property or owned a home, you should not have...

Important questions to ask your landlord or property manager

Understanding the details of your lease agreement is critical because your tenancy agreement is a legally binding contract. Before you sign your next lease,...

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...