Renter Stories is a series where we peek inside the homes of some of the coolest renters we know. From zen oases to vintage digs, we find out why they rent where they do – and how they make it work for them.

Name: Morgan Ferguson
Age: 30
Suburb: Centennial Park
Originally from: Jindabyne
Occupation: Production Designer

“I choose the rental lifestyle in the city over owning a home in the suburbs because I like nice things and the freedom to be able to travel or move when opportunities arise,” Morgan said.

What makes your rental a *home* to you?

“The details that I put into it and the way it represents my style. As a stylist, I always look at detailing and where I can put things to create texture and little moments thought out my apartment.”

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What are the most important attributes you look at in a rental?

“A nice kitchen and bathroom are incredibly important to me. Having a secure car space in Centennial Park is a huge bonus because the park is such a beautiful thing to have at my doorstep and is often very busy. Also, a large wardrobe is a pretty big necessity for me.“

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