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Reno, Rentals and Return of the Bond

It’s the age old gripe of wanting to renovate but living in a rental. Contrary to popular belief, it is possible to be a Reno Queen and to keep your landlord happy. Follow these steps and you’ll ev...

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How COVID-19 has affected people living in share houses

Almost 13,000 flatmates let us know what it’s been like living in a share house during the pandemic. For some, it’s been amazing (18% are in a better financial position). But for others, 2020 has b...

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How to celebrate footy finals with your flatmates

No matter your creed (AFL or NRL) this weekend is going to be big. Depending on which state you live in, your celebrations will vary, so here’s how to party it up in your state this coming footy fi...

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7 tips for a harmonious share house

Living peacefully with your flatmates isn’t rocket science. It just takes three things: respect, doing what’s best for the house and cleaning up after yourself (and by “yourself” we’re referring to...

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Most in-demand share suburbs in Perth

We know WA was robbed of hosting the AFL Grand Final, but win one back by scoring a home in one of Perth’s hottest share suburbs. Getty Images Whether you love Perth for its Perth-ect beaches, fa...

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Federal Budget: the Flatmates Take

Last night’s Federal Budget was big news and not just because it revealed record-level national debt. The Government understands the impact that Covid-19 has had on young people and included a rang...

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Property inspections back on for Melburnians

Take a deep breath, clean that spare room and thank your lucky stars, Melburnians can now legally host in-person inspections for potential flatmates. Getty Images The Vic Govt made big changes t...

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Most in-demand share suburbs in Brisbane

Given the beauty of the mighty Brisbane river, it will come as no surprise that our hottest share house suburbs in the capital are almost all clustered around the CBD. There’s waterfront real estat...

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Most in-demand share suburbs in Sydney

Ever dreamed of living in the heart of Australia’s most popular city? While Covid-19 has put the brakes on entertainment and nightlife for now, that won’t last forever. Why not position yourself fo...

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What kind of flatmate are you?

You’re clean, they’re a mess. You like to party, they hit the sack around 9.45pm. We’ve all lived with someone who makes life … interesting, but have you experienced the full gamut of flatmate pers...

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Plant Parenting 101

Are you really a share houser if you haven’t been through the circle of life with a house plant? Nothing makes a millennial feel more accomplished than keeping a house plant alive. Image: Pablo ...

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