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5 ways to divide the electricity bill between roommates

With power prices skyrocketing, now’s the time not just to review your energy provider and deal, but also to make sure that your share house is splitting the bill fairly. The heater on? In this eco...

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Australia's cheapest uni suburbs (and the most spenny ones)

Midyear uni semester break is upon us! Wooo! Which means it’s time for some rest and recuperation, partying (a lot of partying) and for many, a fresh start in a new share house. Getty Images Wh...

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5 tips on how to make your share house environmentally friendly

We all know we should reduce, reuse and recycle. But when you live in a share house, it can be hard to maintain your best eco warrior ways. Check our guide below on how to make your share house shi...

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Can my landlord raise the rent?

In an economic climate where everything’s getting more expensive, the dreaded rent increase could be coming your way. It’s normal to feel scared and frustrated. Here’s what you can do. Getty Image...

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The Flatmates guide to getting a share house pet

Ah, the joys of pet ownership. The cuddles! The snuggles! The cuteness overload! Until comes the annoying af couch scratching, chewing and fur overload. Before you take the plunge into pet ownershi...

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Share house etiquette 101

We don’t want to jinx it, but now that the pandemic is seemingly under control, life appears to be returning to something we all remember. What we ain’t remembering though, is how to act in our sha...

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How to get your roommate to pay rent

It’s rent day … and someone’s late! This is one sticky situation we all want to avoid, but it does happen and it can certainly make life in your share house uncomfortable. Resolving the issue of...

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Are you the mum in your share house?

In celebration of Mothers’ Day, we’re putting our dressings gowns on and pouring ourselves a dry white wine for the ultimate Mothers’ Day content and asking the big question – are you the mum in yo...

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Australia’s most expensive share house suburbs 2022

Are you feeling bad n boujee? Or just bad? Whether you’re after a villa with beach views, a chic pad close to the city’s best nightlife or need to avoid expensive rent where possible, we’ve compile...

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Should I move out with friends or strangers?

Ah the age old question, who should I live with? The “flatmate maketh the share house” is legit and if you’re signing on a year lease, you want to make sure you get along with the people you live w...

Budget 2022: The Flatmates Take

It might seem like the only thing you need to know about this week’s Federal Budget was the PM’s comment that, “if you can’t afford rent, buy a house.” We can’t stop laughing about it (if we weren’...

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