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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...

Australia's most popular share accommodation suburbs

Whether you’re moving from overseas, interstate or just looking for a new area in your city, these suburbs should be at the top of your list. Many of these areas are popular because of their proxim...

Australia's cheapest share accommodation suburbs

image by Rae Allen, cc 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons Quarterly data released by Flatmates.com.au has revealed the cheapest suburbs within 10kms of Australia’s major city centres. Often overlooked...

Three reasons why having a flatmate could enhance your home life.

Despite a commonly held stereotype of flatmates, the days of over crowded, party culture share houses are all but gone. In fact, the reality is that the average flatmate today is 27 years old, wo...

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