Are you looking for a rental property? Follow these steps to find your perfect pad, book a viewing, and ace the application process.

We’ve also got extra renter tools to make your life easier!

Let’s get started:

Step 1: FIND A PROPERTY

Searching for your dream rental has never been easier.

Start your journey at Rent.com.au, a trusted platform that connects renters with trusted real estate agents and landlords. Follow these simple steps:

  • Visit www.rent.com.au and explore the vast database of available properties.
  • Use the search filters to refine your results based on your preferences, such as weekly rent, number of bedrooms, and pets allowed.
  • Once you find a property that catches your eye, contact property managers and landlords effortlessly using the “Enquire” or “Book Inspection” options.
  • Stand out from the crowd by creating a compelling Renter Resume. Learn more about creating a Renter Resume here.

Ready to find your perfect rental?
Visit
www.rent.com.au today and start your search!

Step 2: BOOK AN INSPECTION

Before committing to a rental, inspecting the property in person is crucial. Follow these steps to schedule a viewing:

  • Find the property you’re interested in on Rent.com.au.
  • Click “Enquire” or “Book Inspection” to express your interest via email.
  • Contact the property manager directly by clicking “Call” to arrange a convenient time for the inspection.
  • Learn more about the importance of viewing a property in person here.

Note: Rent.com.au is an advertising website and does not manage properties or process applications.

Step 3: APPLY FOR A PROPERTY

Now that you’ve found your ideal rental, it’s time to make a strong application. Follow these steps to increase your chances of success:

  • Complete your Renter Resume on Rent.com.au. This comprehensive form showcases your rental history, employment details, and personal references.
  • Click “Apply Online” to submit your application effortlessly.
  • To avoid application rejection, make sure you’ve viewed the property in person beforehand. This step lets you assess if the property meets your expectations and preferences.

Want to create an outstanding Renter Resume?
Check out our step-by-step guide here.

USEFUL RENTER TOOLS

While these three steps will make all the difference to your search, enquiry and application process, here are a few extra renter tools worth looking at as you prepare for your move:

  • Bond now, pay later: Tap a ‘completely FREE for 21 days’ line of credit to cover your bond, two weeks’ rent in advance and any moving costs. Read more about RentBond.
  • Prove you’re a great tenant: Want to show off your clear tenancy record? Get your ID 100% verified and see if you have any marks against your name on the Equifax National Tenancy Database (NTD) with RentCheck. Check your name.
  • Get more for your rent money: Make your rent money work for you with RentPay, the app that gives you credit, cashback and clout as you pay your rent. Explore RentPay.
  • Renter deals on electricity & gas: Get great, low-rate electricity and gas offers for renters through our partnership with Origin. Don’t miss out on your free $100 gift card; signing up online is easy. Get started.

Congrats! You’re now equipped with the knowledge and tools to navigate the rental market confidently. Remember to start your search at Rent.com.au, create a compelling Renter Resume, and, where possible, always inspect properties before submitting your application. 

Have any questions or need further assistance?
Reach out to our friendly support team at [email protected].

Happy house hunting!

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