From leafy streets to riverside retreats, let’s dive into the neighbourhoods giving’s search bar quite the workout.

With top picks spanning Queensland, Western Australia, and New South Wales this month, there’s a perfect place for everyone to call home.

Excluding capital cities, let’s take a virtual tour of the suburbs that have piqued the interest of’s users the most this month and see what makes each location so desirable.

Where are you searching for homes this month, and why? Drop us a note in the comments.

A 3-bed house on Cricket Street in Petrie Terrace.

🌳 Petrie Terrace, QLD 🏙️

Suburb Snapshot
Median rent
: $710/wk, versus $590/wk for the Brisbane region

Petrie Terrace rates highly for ‘Close to CBD,’ ‘Near shops’, and ‘Cafes and Restaurants’.

Located in Petrie Terrace’s historic charm, leafy streets and a close-knit community blend city buzz with suburban ease, making it a popular destination for renters.

Discover a mix of captivating homes, from traditional Queenslander houses boasting elevated architecture, timber floors, and inviting verandas to trendy inner-city apartments and terrace houses offering convenience and architectural variety.

If modern townhouses are more your style, Petrie Terrace’s central location provides contemporary living options.

Search for rentals in Petrie Terrace, QLD, or try neighbour suburbs like Paddington, Red Hill, Kelvin Grove, Spring Hill or Milton.

A 5-bed house on Josling Street in Toowong.

🌇 Toowong, QLD 🏞️

Suburb Snapshot
Median rent
: $675/wk, versus $590/wk for the Brisbane region

Toowong rates highly for ‘Great public transport,’ ‘Near shops,’ and ‘Close to CBD’.

Lying against the tranquil backdrop of the Brisbane River and infused with urban energy, Toowong offers a lifestyle that effortlessly melds convenience with nature.

Experience a variety of homes that capture the balance between vibrant city life and the beauty of the great outdoors in Toowong.

Search for rentals in Toowong, QLD, or try neighbour suburbs like Mount Cootha, Bardon, Auchenflower, West End or Taringa.

A 2-bed apartment on Fogerthorpe Crescent in Maylands.

🌊 Maylands, WA 🌳

Suburb Snapshot
Median rent
: $450/wk, versus $595/wk for the Perth region

Maylands rates highly for ‘Close to CBD’, ‘Great Public Transport,’ and ‘Cafes and Restaurants.’

Maylands, located alongside the Swan River, exudes an undeniably charming riverside vibe. The area boasts trendy cafes, serene parks, and an artistic atmosphere, with waterfront apartments offering stunning views and an escape from the city.

With a blend of relaxation and creative inspiration, Maylands is a haven for residents and visitors alike.

Search for rentals in Maylands, WA, or try neighbour suburbs like Inglewood, Bedford, Bayswater, Mount Lawley or Rivervale.

A 3-bed house on Charles Street in North Perth.

🎨 North Perth, WA 🏘️

Suburb Snapshot
Median rent
: $730/wk, versus $595/wk for the Perth region

North Perth rates highly for ‘Close to CBD,’ ‘Cafes and Restaurants,’ and ‘Near Shops.’

North Perth, WA, is a vibrant and unique suburb that’s magnetic for renters seeking distinctive charm and urban delights. With charming terrace houses, period homes, and modern apartments, North Perth has something for everyone who craves a diverse and lively city life. 

Come and experience the fusion of city thrills and tight-knit community bonds that make North Perth special.

Search for rentals in North Perth, WA, or try neighbour suburbs like Joondanna, Mount Hawthorn, Leederville, West Perth or Highgate.

A 3-bed house on Park Avenue in East Lismore.

🏞️ East Lismore, NSW 🌼

Suburb Snapshot
Median rent
: $480/wk, versus $650/wk for the Richmond/Tweed region

This suburb rates highly for ‘Friendly Neighbourhood,’ ‘Close to Schools,’ and ‘Near Shops.’

East Lismore, NSW, is a serene oasis in the Northern Rivers region. It’s a haven of tranquillity for those seeking an inland escape.

The suburb offers traditional Queenslanders and charming cottages that reflect the area’s historical charm and comfortable living.

Surrounded by nature and embraced by a close-knit community, East Lismore provides a peaceful retreat while exuding warmth and a sense of belonging.

Search for rentals in East Lismore, NSW, or try neighbour suburbs like South Lismore, Lismore Heights, Goonellabah, Loftville or Monaltrie. is Australia's largest company dedicated to renters and is owned and operated by ASX-listed Limited (RNT:ASX). For over 15 years, has exclusively focused on making renters' lives easier by making it easier to find a property, secure it, move in and pay rent.