Archive > August 2011

Selecting a Suburb to Rent a Place and Live by Yourself

Once you’ve decided it’s time to go, the next burning question is where to go. Practicalities will have to be considered here. For example, while you might love the beach and can picture yourself living in a place with a great balcony that will become famous for the best parties on the strip, if that […]

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Living with Relative, Are You Serious?

There are heaps of different living arrangements, including some where you might find yourself living with a relative. You could live with your grandma, or even with an uncle or close family friend. Think about who has a granny flat out the back of their house or a spare room they might like to rent […]

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Living by Yourself, Are You Afraid?

This is where you shop around, sign a lease and move into an apartment by yourself. Maybe you are lucky enough that your parents have bought you one to live in. Don’t laugh, it does happen. The main reasons a lot of people choose to live by themselves are that they enjoy the tranquillity or […]

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What Sort of Living Arrangement Suits Me? Part (4)

 The area that you live in will determine how much the total rent is, and the number of people living in the house will determine how many times the rent is split—the more people you squash into a house, the cheaper your share.

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