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.

Name: Pearl Herbert
Age: 26
SuburbBronte, NSW
Originally from: Bondi, NSW
Occupation: Musician, Voice Artist, Actor

Why does renting appeal to you at this time of your life?

“Well, the short answer is I can’t afford to buy in Sydney but I do like the flexibility it provides,” Pearl said.

What makes your rental a *home* to you?

“Having a space to myself. I still own some of the furniture pieces from my family home, and wherever they are feels like home.”

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

“It would have to be a bathtub and lots of light.”

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