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Posts from the Sharehouse team. Topics range from company/engineering updates to information about sharehousing in Australia.

Sharehouse Finder: Our New AI-Powered Flatmate Assistant

2023-11-10

Sharehouse Finder: Our New AI-Powered Flatmate Assistant

Discover Sharehouse Finder – the revolutionary AI assistant from Sharehouse. Effortlessly find your ideal flatmate or room with our intelligent, user-friendly tool. Try it now and shape the future of flatmate finding

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2023-06-25

Sharehouse Goes Mobile: Discover the New iOS App for Flatmate Finding

We're thrilled to announce that Sharehouse, the popular Australian platform for finding flatmates, is launching a dedicated iOS app, bringing all the functionality of the website right into the palm of your hand.

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2023-06-01

Australia's Housing Crisis: Key Factors

Uncover the root causes of Australia's housing crisis, including urbanization, population growth, and more. Gain insights on the effects and explore solutions to improve housing affordability and accessibility

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Rental Bonds in Victoria

2023-05-13

Rental Bonds in Victoria

A comprehensive guide to rental bonds in Victoria, including how much you can be charged, how to pay your bond, and how to claim your bond back at the end of your tenancy.

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Victoria Sharehouse Arrangements

2023-05-07

Victoria Sharehouse Arrangements

Discover the differences between the three primary sharehouse arrangements in Victoria - co-renting, subletting, and rooming houses - to find the perfect tenancy type for your living situation. Learn about the associated laws, bonds, and rights for each arrangement.

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Victoria Ending Your Tenancy

2023-05-02

Victoria Ending Your Tenancy

Discover your rights and obligations as a tenant in Victoria when ending your tenancy agreement. Learn about the circumstances under which you can terminate your lease, the required notice periods, and the steps to take to avoid breaching the agreement.

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Victoria Rent Payments: A Comprehensive Guide

2023-05-01

Victoria Rent Payments: A Comprehensive Guide

Discover the essentials of rent payments in Victoria, Australia, with our comprehensive guide. Learn about tenant rights, landlord responsibilities, and rent increase laws to ensure a smooth renting experience. Stay informed and protect your interests with our expert insights.

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2023-03-20

How to Sublet Your Room in Victoria for Short-Term Rentals

Discover the ultimate guide to subletting your room in Victoria for short-term rentals or vacation stays. Save money, maintain flexibility, and make the most of your travels with our expert tips and resources.

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2023-03-17

University of Melbourne Student Accommodation Guide | Colleges, Villages And More

Are you a student planning to study at the University of Melbourne and wondering what your accommodation options are? We've got you covered from Residential Colleges to Student Villages to Short-term and International Student accommodation.

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2023-03-10

Should You Live Alone Or With Roommates?

Live alone or with housemates? Discover the pros and cons of both options and make the right choice for you. Find out how much you could save by sharing a living space with others. Read more now!

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2023-03-09

How to Live Sustainably with Your Housemates

Learn how to live sustainably with your housemates and reduce your carbon footprint. Our guide covers sustainable utility providers, thrifting, zero waste living, proper trash sorting, and home gardening. Read now for tips and tricks on how to live an eco-friendly lifestyle!

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2023-03-07

How to Create a Productive Home Office in Your Share House

Working from home in a share house? No problem! Our guide on how to create a productive home office in your share house will help you turn any space into a dedicated workspace. Discover our tips and tricks for staying focused and productive.

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2023-03-06

Why You Should Rent Your Spare Room in 2023

Looking to rent out your spare room? Discover the benefits of shared living in our latest blog post. From splitting costs and household duties to making a new friend and earning extra cash, there are plenty of reasons to consider this option!

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2023-03-05

Tips for Listing Your Spare Room on Sharehouse

Find the perfect flatmate for your spare room with Sharehouse! Our tips and advice will help you create a successful listing that attracts the right people. Learn about the importance of good photos, how to verify your identity, and how to be proactive in your search.

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2023-03-04

Top 5 Expensive Suburbs, Inner Melbourne

Discover Melbourne's top 5 expensive suburbs in our expert guide. Get an overview of each suburb, median rental prices for 2 and 3-bedroom properties, and browse available listings. Find your dream rental property in one of Melbourne's most coveted areas today.

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2023-03-03

Top 5 Affordable Suburbs, Inner Melbourne

Looking for affordable rental options in Melbourne? This guide is a must-read for anyone searching for a budget-friendly rental property. Don't miss out on your chance to find the perfect rental property in Inner Melbourne!

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Sharehouse Joins Proptech Association of Australia

2023-03-02

Sharehouse Joins Proptech Association of Australia

Sharehouse joins The Proptech Association of Australia to represent renters, drive innovation, and transform the rental market in the country.

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What is a flatmate agreement?

2023-03-02

What is a flatmate agreement?

Discover what a flatmate agreement is and why it is important for share accommodation. Learn the key things to consider when creating the agreement and tips on how to handle disputes.

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Tips for Leaving Your Share House On Good Terms

2023-02-28

Tips for Leaving Your Share House On Good Terms

Want to leave your share house on good terms? Follow these top tips to end your tenancy and keep your landlord and housemates happy.

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What Is Fairy Floss Real Estate?

2023-02-25

What Is Fairy Floss Real Estate?

Fairy Floss Real Estate is a Facebook community-based in Melbourne with over 403,000 members. But what is Fairy Floss, who started it, and how did it become so popular?

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How To Stand Out In A Competitive Rental Market

2023-02-21

How To Stand Out In A Competitive Rental Market

In a competitive rental market, it's easy to feel like you're just another runner in the race. But with these tips, you'll learn how to stand out and make your way to the front of the pack.

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Seven Essential Questions To Ask A Potential Housemate

2023-01-02

Seven Essential Questions To Ask A Potential Housemate

Choosing a flatmate can be a stressful process, but by asking the right questions you can make the right decision. Here are seven essential questions to ask potential flatmates before making a commitment.

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2022-11-20

5 Most Common Rental Scams On Facebook

In this blog we look at 5 of the most common rental scams and how to avoid them as well as other telltale signs (things to look out for)

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2022-11-10

Top 10 Suburbs In Melbourne For Uni Students

Here are 10 of the best suburbs in Melbourne for uni students. Covering off key aspects such as proximity, affordability, and lifestyle.

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2022-05-12

Best Ways To Find A Sharehouse

Today We'll Be Sharing The Best Online Resources For Finding A Share House, Housemate Or Flatmate In Australia. We Also Look At Some Common Resources To Avoid

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We're in beta!

2022-04-28

We're in beta!

We're in beta! We're working hard to make this the best sharehouse finding platform. We're excited to see what you have to say.

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Tips for Managing Money and Bills in a Sharehouse

2022-04-25

Tips for Managing Money and Bills in a Sharehouse

In this blog post, we will discuss some tips for managing money and bills in a share house. We will also recommend some popular apps for managing finances.

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What to expect from your first Sharehouse

2022-04-18

What to expect from your first Sharehouse

In this blog post, we discuss what you can expect from your first Sharehouse experience, and how to make the most of it.

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