Ideas of home and ownership in Australia might explain the neglect of renters’ rights

In Australia, when we think of home, we think of ownership. This normalisation of home ownership is reflected in the “Great Australian Dream”, the...

Common questions about your RentCheck report

Thanks for purchasing a RentCheck through Rent.com.au. Here are some of the more common questions we receive about RentCheck to help you understand your...

Hobart now Australia’s most unaffordable city for tenants, new report finds

An index that measures rental affordability relative to household income has found Hobart is the least affordable capital city in Australia for tenants. The Tassie capital...

How to get your new home ready on a budget

Moving to a new house can be both exciting as you’re starting a new chapter of your life, but also stressful because there’s lots...

Aussie men some of the most helpful with housework, OECD survey finds

Aussie men do more housework than most of the world's men, according to a new report. According to the study conducted by The Organisation for...

Meet the average Australian renter: How does your state/territory compare?

Are you a female aged around 34 and renting a home in Australia? Chances are, you’re not alone. Research from Rent.com.au reveals that Australian...
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Your very first puppy: A step-by-step guide

Bringing a puppy home for the first time can be a life-changing experience. Picking out your puppy should be fun, but before you fall...

NBN rollout snapshot for 2017: Rent.com.au Q4 data released

As we reach the start of the annual network embargo period, it’s a good time to reflect on the NBN changes over the year. And...

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