Forum Category: Renting a Home

35 Topics

What are good areas in Brisbane for an Indian family? Also after recommendations of a good primary school within 15 km of city?

Hi all My family and I are planning to move to Brisbane and are looking for primary schools with diverse backgrounds. Please suggest areas where we can rent out depending on state schools. Also share your experiences in finding an area that fits your requirements in Brisbane.

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Finding a rental and job

Hi my husband 2 kids and myself are leaving for Perth on the 20th september. We originally had a place to stay with family but that has fallen through as they have other family coming from South Africa. (We coming from nz. We are NZ citizens.) We are needing a ...

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Renting a house-We are moving to Melbourne in Dec .

We are moving to Melbourne in Dec . .We are PR holders but dont have any jobs lined up. How can we rent a place in Melbourne

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House for rent in McKinnon Zone 1

Available 1st November. 3 bedrooms brick and tile fully furnished close to school and PT Contact Rhonda and Sam 0416093848 for more information $565 pw

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Outstanding balance on rent, but I left country as my visa has ceased. I want to re-enter Australia.

I have given to my lease contract to other.person before i leave the country. But the property agency is kept sending me this outstanding notice email. Now they claim that I have outstanding balance on rent. Do I still need to pay for those outstanding payments for which I have ...

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Advice of moving a family of 5 to Melbourne

Myself, my 2 children aged 4.5 and 9 and my two parents who are retired would like to know what is best way to move us all over there. Do we take some furniture, do we take all of our furniture or buy new at Ikea? My sister lives in ...

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How difficult is it to find apartments to rent in Canberra?

I'm a New Zealander but I've been offered a job in Canberra, Australia and was wondering how hard/easy it is to find and rent an apartment there? Also, what are the living costs in Canberra (or Australia in general) compared with Auckland? What kind of salary would be required to ...

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Can Kiwis rent in Australia straight away?

I have no close relatives in Aussie but am planning to move over with my 4 sons.

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Renting in Melbourne!

Hi, What is the best way to go about renting a place in Melbourne? I am looking for something in the South Yarra/St Kilda area, prefer furnished until we are settled. Does anyone have a real estate agent we could contact? Cheers Sash

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Looking for a house sit that is suitable for kids and pugs over Xmas 2015 -please help!

Hi there, We are a loving family of 5 relocating from NZ just before Xmas this year. We are hoping to find a house sit that is child and pet friendly as we also have 2 pugs we just can't leave behind. They are outside in the day, crated at ...

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Applying for Melbourne apartments while overseas

I'm currently apartment hunting with a group of friends - early days but we've not had much luck with the last few properties we've applied for. I'm worrying that I might be the dead weight causing instant dismissal of our lease applications. - Looking for a 4 bedroom apartment within ...

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How easy is it to organise a house and job from New Zealand?

Looking @ moving with my 2 children aged 14 and 9 from Dunedin to Brisbane. Has anyone applied for houses and jobs before they left NZ?

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What are the chances of being able to flat in Australia?

I am planning on moving to Australia early 2018 with my flat mates- one 19 year old female and 4 males ages ranging from 19-24. We all flat together now and are wanting to make the jump over the ditch. Mainly to earn more and also experience living overseas. I ...

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What's the best way to go about finding short term furnished accommodation in Perth with 3 children and a dog?

We will be moving to Perth in September and will need short term furnished accomodation for my family with 3 children and a dog whilst my shipment takes 4-8 to come across. What is the best advise please?

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Moving to Australia from NZ

I am planning on moving to QLD from NZ with my children. I am a single parent who works full time. What are my childrens rights for schooling and University (they are all nz born). Here in NZ, australian children have the same rights to free education etc or would ...

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Can a New Zealand citizen apply for rent assistance in Australia?

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What is a good website (like Trade Me) I can use to find a flat/apartment to rent in Sydney?

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Renting in Sydney without Employment

If you move over to Sydney without a job lined up (alot of employment agencies want to meet with you before they refer you to employers) how do you go about renting a property? I hear that rental agencies would like documentation of 3 months employment. Also what kind of ...

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Renting our home in New Zealand

We are intending to keep our home in NZ when we move to Melbourne and rent it out while we're away. Has anyone else done this and if so, do you have any advice, thoughts or observations you can share from your experiences?

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Are the residential rental properties in Sydney fixed term only and not open term?

I am moving to Sydney in Dec and looking for renting a place in Sydney. I want to know if renting a residential property in Sydney comes only with the option of fixed term. Like I have rented in Auckland for 3 years and here its not common to have ...

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My sister and I are moving to Melbourne with two small dogs. Will finding a flat together be difficult?

We want to live in the same flat but separate rooms, both with very small dogs, and are concerned at how difficult finding a flat in the are surrounding the University will be. Also we will be needing jobs in hospo as soon as we get there. Is this plan ...

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Can I rent a house in Australia before moving over?

Is there any way of getting a rental property ready to move straight in from nz to aus? do they accept applications if your not currently living in aus?

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Are the residential rental properties in Sydney furnished or unfurnished?

I am moving to Sydney in Dec and looking for renting a place in Sydney. I have gone through the websites like realestate.com.au. I want to know if the residential properties rented are furnished or unfurnished? Like on Trade me we have all the detailed listings on what is offered ...

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Flat sharing in Oz?

Hi guys! Does anyone know some good websites for finding a share house in Oz? I've tried gumtree and sharemyflat.com, and have had good responses. If you have any tips for finding flatmates, let me know! Cheers, Gena

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Are family support payments available for new arrivals that haven't yet found work, coming from New Zealand? Also are rents competitive in Adelaide? Will we find a rental relatively easily and cheaply? Thank you.

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Places to rent in Sydney

I want to rent a house in Sydney and will be working in the CBD.

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How pet friendly are Australian rentals?

I am moving to Sydney next year in January and planning to bring my cat and Pug puppy over with me. I've been on domain.com.au and realestate.com.au but they're not specific about if pets are accepted or not. What I would like to know is if anyone has taken their ...

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Is 4 weeks rent and 4 weeks bond standard for getting into a place in Melbourne? I have heard it can take 6 weeks for your TFN to arrive, can you work before you get one?

Also can anyone recommend a short stay hostel/budget accomodation centrally located that is cheap and cheerful? Thanks heaps

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What are the better areas to live in Melbourne?

Every city has its good and bad areas. We will be renting in Melbourne. What are the good areas in the city to live and what areas should we avoid - or at least be wary of?

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I don't have references for renting a home in Australia as I have lived in my own home for the past 16 years. What sort of info can I give instead?

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Where is a good place to live in Perth?

Hi We're moving to Perth in February 09. We are 2 adults in our early 40's and are looking for somewhere quiet by the sea but accessible to the city for work. Can anyone recommend an area/s for us to research? Also, how easy is it to get a rental ...

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Where is the best/safest place to live/rent in Queensland for a family of school-age children?

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What important documents do I need to bring to get work and rental accommodation in Australia?

Is it important to take character references for work and rental properties, or will the main income earner be sufficient enough? I am a mum at home and only work on a casual part-time basis as we have 2 boys. My husband has been a police officer for the past ...

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Do you have to have employment before you can apply to rent a house in Australia?

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Where were you living in Melbourne while looking for rental property?

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