Tips for Sharing Accommodation in Sydney

Sydney is an awesome city, however, it’s not generally simple to discover a place to live. In case you’re considering offering to others, take after our brisk manual for ensuring your new home is protected and agreeable.

Rooms are normally promoted:

  • on well-known property posting sites
  • on noticeboards in bistros
  • at group focuses
  • at colleges
  • in daily paper property postings. 

Rooms can be publicized by:

  • landowners
  • land operators
  • colleges
  • existing family units searching for a flatmate.

Here are some most common options that are used by people.

Boarding House: When you’re picking a room in lodging, it’s a smart thought to check if the property is recorded on the NSW Department of Fair Trading settlement enlist.

A recorded property will probably meet essential fire security and wellbeing guidelines.

Remember that a motel occupant does not have an indistinguishable control over the premises from an inhabitant with a rent/private tenure assertion.

Hostels and Backpackers: If you’re hoping to remain in lodging or hikers, it’s a smart thought to check in the event that they are recorded with the NSW Backpacker Operators Association, which will help you pick a dependable organization.

Contracts and Agreements

Before moving in:

Affirm the week after week lease and what it does and doesn’t cover.

Build up whether there is a bond (security store, generally 1 month’s lease) and how it is overseen. The landowner or operator ought to stop the bond with the NSW Department of Fair Trading. 


An electronic exchange or check is a great confirmation of your installment in the event that any contradictions emerge. Despite how you pay, dependably request a lease receipt.

It’s a smart thought to sign a composed contract with the proprietor, specialist or principle inhabitant, in the event that you are sub-letting. In the case of something turns out badly, the agreement will help you implement your rights.

Talk about privacy requirements

Try not to be reluctant to ask what number of individuals live in the house. Packed family units can be an indication that the convenience is risky or even illicit.

Attempt to meet your housemates before you move in. Consider your housemates’ everyday exercises – cooking, staring at the TV and heading off to the lavatory can get entirely uproarious. It’s a smart thought to consider these things in case you’re taking a gander at lofts, upper rooms or any “rooms” without dividers and an entryway.

Watching for scams

Know that a few people may not be honest when they publicize a property. On the off chance that the proprietor rationalizes concerning why you can’t investigate the property yet demands a forthright installment, for instance, it could be a trick.

You ought to dependably examine the room or house before you consent to move in.

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