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Melbourne's best suburbs for food lovers

Melbourne is a delicious, delectable city to live in, where arguing about where to find the best flat white is a state sport. If you’re moving to Melbourne and want to live in a foodie hot spot ...

Shared Rooms: Australians finding new solutions to housing affordability

Australians are increasingly choosing to live in shared rooms as an answer to housing affordability and to find convenient accommodation in desirable areas. Shared rooms are on the rise, so here ar...

Where to live in Sydney: A share accommodation guide to Sydney's regions

Deciding where to live in Sydney can be a daunting task for anyone new to the city. With the Greater Sydney area covering approximately 12,000 square kilometres (4,700 square miles) and stretching ...

Why are share accommodation laws so confusing?

Share accommodation laws are unnecessarily confusing. Flatmates.com.au explains why and what you can do to protect yourself. Share accommodation—in all it’s beautiful variety—is booming. Austral...

10 Brisbane suburbs where you can rent a room for less than $200

Shared living is booming in Brisbane with room listings growing by over 140% on Flatmates.com.au in since 2014. Unfortunately though, room prices have also increased with the average room in Bri...

10 Melbourne suburbs to rent a room for less than $200.

As demand for good locations skyrockets in major cities, finding an affordable and well-located suburb can be daunting. Photo by David Iliff. License: CC-BY-SA 3.0 Recent data from Flatmates.c...

10 Sydney suburbs where you can still rent a room for less than $250

Anyone who lives in Sydney will tell you just how expensive buying, renting and, in some cases, even sharing a place can be. New data from Flatmates.com.au confirmed the latter showing that 44 o...

How to deal with a grubby flatmate

Whether it’s the perpetual load of dishes in the sink, empty toilet rolls left on the holder or that thick layer of dust making its way under their bedroom door, you’ll know pretty quickly if you h...

Is home-sharing the key to affordable property ownership?

More Australian’s are considering taking on a flatmate to help them cope with mortgage repayments. Recent survey data from Flatmates.com.au found that 68% of home-owners or those planning on own...

Student Life: Moving out of home

Moving out of home can be a daunting, and yet exciting challenge that many first year university students will face. According to StudentVIP.com.au 47% of university students will live out of the f...

Live rent free and make a difference

With rental prices in many Australian cities at record highs, the prospect of living rent free is an an almost unbelievable opportunity to most people. Live rent free and make a difference to s...

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