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Melbourne Stage 4 lockdown: what you need to know

Melbourne, we feel for you. With curfew and Stage 4 lockdown now in place, it’s pretty evident that Melbourne won’t win the world’s most liveable city this year. Now more than ever, we need to look...

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Packing Tips for Moving House

Moving to a new place can mean a fresh start, new flatmates, and a change in your lifestyle. Great! The only hurdle is the move. Ugh. We’ve never met anyone who actually enjoys moving house. That...

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How to budget for weekly expenses when you move into a share house

You’ve found a new place to live! Congratulations! But a new share house means new flatmates, a new lifestyle and … new expenses. Whether you’ve shared before, or this is your first share house ex...

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Where can you donate used furniture?

There comes a time in every couch’s life when it’s time to move on. Maybe you’re moving or maybe you’ve upgraded. Whatever the case, you know that beloved, cosy couch has to go, but where to go is ...

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How to save money in winter: your Flatmates survival guide

It’s freezin’ season! If you’re in the country’s south, you’re probably feeling the chill already, but friend, we’re about to embark on the coldest part of the year. So if you just can’t seem to ge...

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10 of the best share houses to rent right now

Share houses come in all shapes and sizes including homes with waterfront views, infinity pools overlooking the forest and inner city warehouse conversions. These amazing homes may be out of reach ...

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The lockdown guide for Sydney’s share houses

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has just extended the Greater Sydney lockdown by a week. That means that at this stage, our Sydney flatmates will be toughing it out at home until midnight on July 30...

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5 Steps to a Covid-safe share house

At last, Australian states and territories are easing their Covid-19 restrictions. For some this is cause for celebration but for others, it’s a little bit scary. One thing is for sure, for all of ...

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EOFY: What can you claim when living in a share house?

Between lockdowns, hotspots and vaccination queues, you may not have had time to prepare for the end of the financial year. Luckily, we’ve got you covered with our tax hacks below. Drakula & ...

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Pesky pests! How to manage pest problems in your share house

In case you missed it, New South Wales is battling a horrific mouse plague right now. But you don’t need to be in the grip of a once-in-a-decade infestation to have pest problems in your share hous...

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How sharing a place can save you money

We’ve all dreamed of living in our city’s most salubrious suburbs. Unfortunately, hospo budgets, student life and a pandemic make it tricky to live the high-life. Or do they? Source: Liz Seabrook...

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