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Australia's ten best beachside suburbs

With winter now dead and buried, it’s time to drag those pale bodies out of the city and to the beach for some much-needed vitamin D. If you plan on making the most of summer by moving to a beac...

Finding the perfect flatmate

A new flatmate is one of the best things about share accommodation because they reinvigorate the household, keeping things lively. But a new flatmate only achieves this if they mesh well with ex...

Top 5 most unique share accommodation laws

Putting together our legal guides, the team at Flatmates.com.au came across some great information and simplified it into our free Legal Guides. We’ve also found some baffling laws—here are our top...

Housing that helps

Shared living is on the increase in Australia and this is why. Affordability Every weekend media sites are ablaze with articles about the exponential growth of the Australian property market. ...

Tips for embarking on the share house experience

Moving into a share house is a fun and exciting experience – you get to meet new people and explore new places. But it can be a little daunting for the uninitiated. We’ve compiled a list to help f...

Is share accommodation a greener way of living?

Affordability isn’t the only good thing about share accommodation. Living with other people encourages the sustainable use of resources, reducing strain on the environment. Image by Ryan McGuire...

If Melbourne suburbs were celebrities who would they be?

Each pocket of Melbourne has a distinct personality. If you look closely you’ll find more characters than the Big Brother house. Image by David Iliff (Own work) CC BY 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons ...

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

With Perth covering over 6000 square kilometres, it can be daunting to find the perfect suburb to live. Image by JJ Harrison (Own work) CC BY 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons Perth continues to be o...

Australia's most competitive share accommodation suburbs

Data released by Flatmates.com.au has revealed Australia’s most popular share accommodation suburbs. The data showed that some of Australia’s hipster epicentres were the most difficult places to...

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

While Melbourne is collectively known for its great arts, sports, shopping, food, fashion and coffee, some areas are better to live in than others, depending on your interests. Yet if Melbourne ...

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

Brisbane is the third largest city in Australia and the capital of Queensland. Covering almost 6,000 square kilometres, the Greater Brisbane area stretches over 80km end to end. Courtesy of Brisb...

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