Rent.com.au In the Media


 
    Who Aussie renters are voting for this election  

 

Property Observer
New data from the rental property website Rent.com.au has revealed what’s on the minds of renters ahead of the 2019 Federal Election...

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    “Affordable housing is also a priority.” But what’s really in the 2019 budget for home buyers?  

 

Finder.com.au
There is a $300 million increase in funds for social housing, but the 2019 budget is light on policies to help housing affordability...

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    Rent.com.au CEO: “30% of our population rents. It’s not an easy experience.”  

 

Finder.com.au
We chat with Rent.com.au CEO Greg Bader about the current state of the market, big mistakes landlords make and how renting is going to change...

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    Rents rise amid property downturn  

 

Your Investment Property
Data from rent.com.au showed that that the rise was mostly observed in Melbourne and Sydney, where the drop in market price has been very apparent. Rent in Sydney and Melbourne units rose 3.8% and 2.3% February, respectively...

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    Despite falling house prices, landlords are raising rents across Australia  

 

News.com.au
Landlords continue to increase rents despite the dramatic downturn in the property market...

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    How landlords are still raising prices despite a plunging property market  

 

Daily Mail Australia
A new report, published by rent.com.au, reveals every state and every major city, with the exception of Brisbane and Perth, recorded an increase in rental prices for February...

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    Revealed: Australia’s 10 regions with the lowest rental vacancy rates  

The New Daily

As house prices fall across the country, investors are eyeing off key areas where they can snag a bargain as the market swings clearly in buyers’ favour...

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    The Sydney areas with the most pet-friendly rentals  

 

Domain
Australians are keen pet owners but, as any renter on the hunt for a new Sydney pad will tell you, landlords and property managers aren’t always as on board with the idea...

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    Rents continue to rise despite fall in property prices  

The New Daily

Property prices have fallen in most major centres, but there seems to be little relief in sight for struggling tenants as rents continue to increase...

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    Renters: Here’s how to make the most of falling house prices  

 

Yahoo Finance
Most Australians know that the property market is slowing, with Sydney and Melbourne markets in particularly waning as an influx of new apartments take the edge off a supply deficit...

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    Rentvestors on the rise in Sydney, Melbourne  

 


Despite the housing downturn in Sydney and Melbourne, many residents still find it expensive to buy properties in these cities, pushing them to find other ways to crack the market...

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    Rentvesting: Sydney and Melbourne property investors looking over the border  

 

News.com.au
A growing number of Melbourne and Sydney residents have settled for paying rent and forgoing buying property in their excessively expensive cities...

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    ‘Many people are going to be worse off’: How the NBN is ‘cheating’ home owners  

 

The New Daily
Renters aren’t necessarily looking for the same features as home buyers, and for some tenants, the availability of fast internet can be a key factor in choosing a rental home...

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    Investors flock south at news of skyrocketing rents in #Hobart  

 

The Mercury
Tales of Hobart’s housing shortage and skyrocketing rents are fuelling “barbecue talk” among investors in Melbourne and Sydney, who are snapping up local property...

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    Why 2018 was the year of the renter  

 

Domain
The changes were “really positive”, but not as extensive as the laws in Victoria or NSW, said rent.com.au chief executive Greg Bader...

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    Expert tips for first time renters  

 

Budget Direct
Australia’s leading rental experts share their top tips and pieces of advice to remember when renting for the first time...

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    The ‘bridesmaid’ suburbs where Melburnians can save the most on rent  

 

News.com.au
Savvy Melbourne tenants could save hundreds of dollars per week by renting one suburb over from their dream postcode...

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    Tenants to benefit from Better Business Reforms  

 

Elite Agent
The NSW Government says tenants and small business owners across the state will benefit from a $41 million savings boost after the final part of the NSW Coalition’s Better Business Reforms passed Parliament...

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    One in 20 NSW rental properties advertised as pet friendly  

 

Property Observer
Australia has one of the highest rates of pet ownership in the world, however only one in 20 rental properties in New South Wales are currently being advertised as pet friendly, according to research from Rent.com.au...

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    Only One In 10 Rentals In NSW Are 'Pet Friendly'  

 

2DayFM
New statistics show that as few as one in 20 rental properties on the market are advertised as 'pet-friendly'...

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    Rents set to fall following drop in house prices: rent.com.au  

 

Financial Review
Tumbling house prices have not flowed through to lower rents for tenants, but this is about to change, according to the CEO of ASX-listed portal rent.com.au...

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    One in 20 NSW rental properties advertised as pet friendly  

 

Domain
Generation Rent is being denied permission to keep pets in unprecedented numbers, with only one in 20 rental properties in NSW currently advertised as pet-friendly...

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    Pooch push for Vic apartment dwellers  

 

News.com.au
With more Victorians living in rental apartments, the pet lovers among them are beginning to question why landlords won't let them keep furry friends...

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    Logical leasing  

 

CoffsCoastAdvocate
More residents are looking to rent as a deliberate and practical choice, new research suggests...

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    Time to remove the renting stigma, says expert  

 

Real Estate Business
Rental property website rent.com.au, together with the Tenants’ Union of New South Wales, used International Tenants’ Day 2018 on 1 October to emphasise the need to “de-stigmatise” renting...

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    Add over $6,000 in annual rent - with pets  

 

Your Investment Property
You see them everywhere – in strollers, wearing little outfits, walking the streets, on social media. Pets have long been a household companion as ‘man’s best friend’, and it’s a lifestyle that is unlikely to change any time soon...

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    Strong financial results for rent.com.au  

 

Elite Agent
Rental property website rent.com.au has reported strong results for the 2018 financial year, noting revenue growth of 41 per cent...

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    Rent.com.au cuts losses by nearly $6m, says big rivals operate ‘defensively’  

 

Stockhead
Rental website Rent.com.au has boosted full-year revenue by 41 per cent and cut its losses by nearly $6 million...

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    Check If Your Next Rental Property Is NBN Ready  

 

Lifehacker
Now you can search for NBN ready properties to make the process suck a little less. Rent.com.au has launched a new app on Android and iOS that incorporates their site's existing search features to search for NBN ready properties across Australia...

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    Aussie rental market mainly flat, but with some bumps and dips  

 

Real Estate Business
New data to July 2018 shows that the Australian rental market has remained stable in all capital cities, with a couple of notable exceptions. In particular, according to the rent.com.au monthly market review, median house rental prices in Adelaide were up by 7.1 per cent, and in Hobart, they were up by 12.5 per cent...

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    1 in 3 nbn users on 50 Mbps plans  

 

Technology Decisions
Efforts by nbn co to encourage retail service providers to upgrade to 50 Mbps plans are having the desired effect, with take-up of 50 Mbps nbn plans growing 47% in the June quarter...

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    Rental market holds steady with a standout exception  

 

Smart Property Investment
One capital city stood out from the rest in new rental data for the month of July, with median house rental prices rising by double digits, along with a few other notable bumps, while the rest remained stable...

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    Rent.com.au launches new mobile app  

 

Elite Agent
Rental property website rent.com.au have announced they will launch a mobile app for IOS and Android this week...

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    Rent.com.au launches mobile app  

 

Property Portal Watch
Rent.com.au, a property rental platform based out of Australia has developed and will launch its first mobile app for iOS and Android...

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    This is Australia's most popular dog breed  

 

That's Life
You might have heard of a Cavoodle, but have you come across a Schnoodle? Or a Whoodle? How about a Bernedoodle?

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    Whats the most popular dog breed in Canberra?  

 

Mix 106.3 Canberra
Dog lovers have had their say across Australia – and the results are in for the nation’s favourite breeds!

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    Good Doggos: Australia’s most popular dog breed has just been announced.  

 

Mama Mia
Australia’s most popular dog breed has just been announced. According to a survey conducted by rent.com.au, mixed breeds are Aussies’ favourite good boys and good girls.

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    Hobart home rentals more expensive than Adelaide, Perth  

 

News.com.au
Renters in Hobart were paying $31 a week more in the June quarter than they did in the past December quarter, a report has shown.

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    Slowing rents show rental properties need clear differentiation  

 

Smart Property Investment
The results of a report on June’s rental statistics show a clear need for investors to differentiate their properties when renting them out in the face of slowing rental growth...

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    Airbnb driving up Hobart rents, but don't regulate: rent.com.au CEO  

 

The Australian Financial Review
A massive rise in Airbnb listings in Hobart amid a tourism and economic boom has contributed to a surge in rents in the Tasmanian capital, according to renting portal rent.com.au...

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    Corowa makes top 10  

 

The Corowa Free Press
Corowa has officially earned itself a position in the top 10 biggest hot spots for families across all of New South Wales...

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    The rise of pet resumes in Australia’s dog-eat-dog rental market  

 

The New Daily
In Australia’s dog-eat-dog rental market, pet owners are often overlooked by picky landlords who prefer animal-free properties. Cue the rise of ‘pet resumes’...

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    New data shows stabilising rental market in Australia  

 

REB Online
The national rental market has flattened out across the country, with rental prices becoming more affordable overall...

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    Can you spot the quirk in this rental home?  

 

Yahoo7
The Sydney rental market can be a brutally competitive beast that sees renters scrambling to put their application in the second a new home hits the internet...

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    Australia’s MYOB sells RentPay rental business to Rent.com.au for $425,000  

 

PropertyPortalWatch
MYOB, an accounting software vendor has sold RentPay, its rental payment system to Rent.com.au for $435,000...

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    rent.com.au acquires RentPay from MYOB  

 

EliteAgent
Rental property website rent.com.au has announced that it is expanding its service offering to rental payments by acquiring RentPay...

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    MYOB sells off its rental payments platform for $425,000  

 

Channel Life
Accounting and business software company MYOB has sold off its RentPay solution to local rental property organisation Rent.com.au (RENT), in an acquisition deal worth $425,000...

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    MYOB sells its rental business to Rent.com.au for $425,000  

 

CRN
Accounting software vendor MYOB has sold off its rental payment system RentPay to Rent.com.au for $425,000...

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    MYOB to sell RentPay system to Rent.com.au for $425,000  

 

StartUpDaily
Rent, the company behind rental listings platform Rent.com.au, is set to acquire RentPay, a payments system for the rental market, from cloud accounting software provider MYOB for $425,000 in cash...

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    Dogs still number one pet among renters in Australia  

 

REB Online
Rental property site rent.com.au has found that dogs are still the preferred animal for renters around the country...

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    Tech firms warn caps on R&D tax breaks could force start-ups overseas  

 

The Financial Review
Treasurer Scott Morrison's plan to overhaul the $3 billion research and development tax incentive in the May federal budget will scare investors away from Australian technology start-ups and could force companies to relocate overseas, firms taking advantage of the scheme have warned...

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    Renters' insurance  

 

The Financial Review
Listed online rental listings website, Rent.com.au has launched contents insurance for renters, called RenterCover...

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    Missing: 200,000 dwellings from NBN Co's ready-to-connect category  

 

IT Wire
About 200,000 homes and businesses which were classed as "ready to connect" in November 2017 by the NBN Co, the company rolling out Australia's national broadband network, have gone missing from this category of dwellings according to the company's own figures...

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    Let's talk... cash flow  

 

Dynamic Business
For this week’s “Let’s Talk…” feature, we asked more than a dozen thought leaders to identify the common mistakes startup founders and other business owners make that kill their cash flow...

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    Study sheds light on Oz’s rental markets  

 

Your Investment Property
Australia’s average renter this year is female, aged 34, earns around $66K annually, and sends approximately five property enquiries to secure a home, according to a new study by rent.com.au...

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    The Victorian suburbs ‘rentvestors’ should target  

 

News.com.au
Renters who can’t afford to buy in their favourite areas should target growing suburbs with strong prospects on Melbourne’s fringes, according to new research...

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    The suburbs Perth renters choose for family, quiet, vibrant or quiet lifestyle  

 

The West Australian
Renters rate the quiet and friendly northern suburb of Madeley as the top spot for families, while the wealth of possibilities on offer in vibrant Northbridge is attracting singles in their droves...

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    State’s housing crisis worsens as rental market gets tougher  

 

The Mercury
It costs more to rent a basic house in Hobart than in Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth and Melbourne, with renters in Tasmania’s capital paying $440 a week to put a roof over their heads...

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    Australia’s top suburbs for families and singles revealed  

 

Home Beautiful
Whether you’re looking to move or are just after a little purchase reinforcement after investing your life savings, here are the best suburbs to live in Australia, according to experts...

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    Is your address right for your lifestyle?  

 

Daily Mail Australia
When looking for a new home, understanding and researching the lifestyle typical to those living in a particular suburb is crucial...

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    New report finds a place for every kind of investor  

 

Smart Property Investment
A new report has shown where the best properties are for families and singles, as well as the most quiet and vibrant suburbs around the country, which show how investors need to employ different tactics depending on the area...

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    Tenants pick the best places to rent in WA  

 

Eastern Reporter - Community News
Madeley and Northbridge are among the best places to rent in WA, according to rent.com.au.

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    Victoria's best rental suburbs for families, singles revealed by rent.com.au  

 

Herald Sun
Victoria's “generation rent” is choosing to remain tenants for longer to live in their dream suburbs — and new research has revealed the spots best suited to their lifestyle wants.

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    Canberra's top suburbs for singles and families revealed  

 

Hit 104.7 Canberra
Suburb hotspots across the country’s states and territories have been ranked on overall liveability – with some results you might not expect!

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    Rent.com.au improves position  

 

Finder.com.au
Rental property website rent.com.au say they are improving their position, notching up their tenth straight quarter of revenue growth on the back of increased product demand and reduced costs...

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    Online portal for renters enters the insurance game  

 

Finder.com.au
Rent.com.au will offer an insurance product designed for the growing number of Australian renters...

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    Chubb to distribute new home-contents insurance product  

 

Insurance Business Australia
Chubb Insurance Australia has teamed up with Rent.com.au to distribute Renter Cover, a home-contents insurance product specifically designed for renters, starting this year's first quarter...

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    Rent.com.au enters into partnership with Chubb to offer rent contents insurance  

 

Property Portal Watch
Australian real estate website Rent.com.au has entered into an agreement with global insurer Chubb to help ensure renters' home contents, via its product, Renter Cover, which should be available in Q1 2018...

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    Rent.com.au partners with Chubb to offer rent contents insurance  

 

Finance News Network
Up-and-coming real estate website Rent.com.au (ASX:RNT) has signed an agreement with global insurer Chubb to bring home contents insurance to renters...

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    Rent.com.au on track to breakeven  

 

The Gold Coast Bulletin
The shift from a revenue model dependent on real estate agents, plus enhanced finance and connections services have paid off...

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    How to find a property in Hobarts tough rental market  

 

The Gold Coast Bulletin
Rental properties in Hobart moved off the market faster than homes anywhere else in the country last year, according to rent.com.au...

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    Pilbara rents rise after the end of the mining boom  

 

The West Australian
The cost of renting a home in Port Hedland jumped almost 10 per cent last year — the biggest increase anywhere in WA, according to new rental data...

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    How to get your landlord to say yes to a pet  

 

Money
Australia’s housing affordability crisis is causing young renters to delay many of life’s milestones: marriage, children, and even pet ownership...

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    Sydney apartment hunters are providing resumes and references for their pets  

 

Techly
Scoring a nice pad in Sydney’s competitive housing market can be tough and apartment hunters are pulling out all the stops to get one...

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    Inner-city behind rent rises  

 

The Australian
Rents in the most-sought-after suburbs of the east coast capitals ­rose by double-digit figures last year, with one Melbourne neighbourhood registering an increase of almost 50 per cent...

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    NBN Co has done well in making rentals NBN-ready - claim  

 

IT Wire
Despite all the hiccups, both private and public, which it has had this year, NBN Co seems to have performed well when it comes to making rental properties NBN-ready, it is claimed...

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    Sydney rents fall with biggest drop in prestige suburbs  

 

The Australian
Sydney tenants look set for a slight reprieve from the highest rents in the country, with prices falling across the city and in particular in pockets such as the eastern suburbs, northern beaches and outer west...

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    National rents moderated mostly in November, but Sydney has stayed high  

 

Residential Property Manager
While apartment median rents moderated slightly, falling just 2.22 per cent nationally, asking rents in Sydney sit at a high $540/week, leading all other cities, according to rent.com.au’s latest data...

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    Pet resume's the new thing for desperate NT renters  

 

NT News
Unfortunately landlords and property managers tend to favour those who lack a furry friend in their lives, but rent.com.au has introduced a so-called ‘pet resume’ to help tenants secure a rental that will also accept their pet...

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    Renter Resume exceeds 200,000 in little over a year  

 

TechInvest
Rental property specialist Rent.com.au Limited’s (ASX: RNT) Renter Resume feature has exceeded 200,000 resumes created since its launch 13 months ago...

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    New pet ID feature a hit on rental platform  

 

Real Estate Business
One of Australia’s leading rental property platforms has said that its recently added pet-enabler feature has been a resounding success...

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    Rent.com.au solves the cats versus dogs debate  

 

Elite Agent
New data from Rent.com.au has solved the age-old dog versus cat debate and it’s no surprise that man’s best friend is Australia’s most loved household pet...

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    Here's how many hours of sleep these Australian CEOs get each night  

 

Business Insider
We reached out to some of the executives we know to find out how much sleep they get. Here’s what they had to say...

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    Let's talk... management  

 

Dynamic Business
This week, for our exclusive “Let’s Talk…” feature centering on management, we asked a line-up of more than 25 business leaders to reveal how they bring out the best in their workforce...

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    Pet clause is cat nip for Victorian rental tenants  

 

Herald Sun
Cat-crazed Victorian renters are leading the nation for having a feline friend, new data reveals...

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    Rent.com.au snapshot of the market and the most expensive and cheapest places to rent  

 

Elite Agent
Property leasing data released by rent.com.au for the month of October illustrates the shift in Australian median rental property prices (metro and regional) and rental affordability...

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    New rental data reveals Adelaide most affordable, Sydney least  

 

Residential Property Manager
According to rent.com.au, Adelaide came out on top as the capital city with the most affordable rental stock for October, while Sydney still offered the highest median house rents...

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    Adelaide trumps other capitals as most affordable rental stock  

 

Smart Property Investment
According to rent.com.au, Adelaide came out on top as the capital city with the most affordable rental stock for October, while Sydney still offered the highest median house rents...

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    Rent.com.au posts strong revenue numbers, its shares take off  

 

Business Insider
Shares in rent.com.au jumped after the property renting website released strong quarterly revenue numbers...

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    Victorians respond positively to government announcement to improve tenant rights - Rent.com.au Survey  

 

EPM
A Rent.com.au survey has found that the Victorian government’s proposed changes to improve tenant rights are welcomed, but 85 per cent of renters...

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    NBN touts 3 million activations while conceding rollout pace is causing issues  

 

ZD Net
NBN is boasting its network has hit 3 million activations, while detailing steps it will take to reduce the pain for customers getting onto the network...

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    Northern Tasmania remains affordable for most renters  

 

The Examiner
Rent in Launceston on average has dropped since the start of the year, according to new statistics released by the country’s biggest rental property website...

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    Renter Resume growing rapidly for Rent.com.au  

 

Small Caps
Rent.com.au Limited (ASX: RNT) announced this morning its rental property website Renter Resume feature had exceeded 175,000 resumes...

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    3 exciting small-cap shares to watch in FY 2018  

 

The Motley Fool
Considering the growth of its Rental Resume product and its guidance for reaching profitability this year, I wouldn’t be at all surprised if Rent.com.au starts to gain attention from investors in FY 2018...

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    City of Wagga named as one of the most affordable cities to rent in New South Wales  

 

The Daily Advertiser
The City of Wagga has been named as one of the state’s top-five most affordable locations to rent, according to a new report...

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    5 small-cap shares flying under the radar  

 

The Motley Fool
Australia’s number one website dedicated to rental property has been growing very strongly over the last 12 months. Perhaps the biggest highlight of all has been the rapid adoption of its Renter Resume service...

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    Australia's cheapest and most expensive suburbs for rental property  

 

The Real Estate Conversation
Is your suburb on rent.com.au's list of Australia's cheapest and most expensive suburbs for rental property?

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    2 exciting small-cap tech shares to watch  

 

The Motley Fool
The shares of the operator of Australia’s number one website dedicated to rental property have certainly been on the move in the last month...

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    Rental application red tape worsening, expert warns  

 

The New Daily
Tenants are being forced to jump through ridiculous hoops in order to secure a property, with some applicants asked to provide their credit rating and marital status, according to a tenants’ union...

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    Attention pet owners - These are the most popular names for pets  

 

Girlfriend
We’re used to seeing these kind of compilations for humans but what if you need some name inspiration for your fur baby?

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    Rent.com.au reach milestone and launch new product  

 

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In its ASX statement, Rent.com.au has announced a surge of user engagement in the rental property portal, with its Renter Resume product hitting the milestone of 150,000 profiles created. The milestone coincides with the release of a new suburb profile feature, specifically geared at renters...

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    Rent.com.au shares ride higher on achieving steady growth in users  

 

Proactive Investors
Rental property website Rent.com.au (ASX:RNT) is witnessing strong growth for its Renter Resume feature, exceeding 150,000 resumes in just under 10 months...

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    Rent Salim Mehajer's house for a pretty penny  

 

Yahoo 7
Colourful former deputy mayor Salim Mehajer’s Western Sydney property is available for rent – with a hefty price tag...

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    Brisbane apartment rents rise despite inner city oversupply  

 

The Courier Mail
Rent.com.au has released its latest report based on last month’s property leasing data and it shows a shift in median rental property prices, rental affordability and the price of house and apartment living by Walk Score®...

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    This is the most popular name for Australian cats and dogs  

 

Illawarra Mercury
Move aside Rover and Fluffy - Bella is the most popular name for both cats and dogs, according to a new survey of the monikers we're giving our furry friends.

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    Australia's most popular animal names have been revealed  

 

That's Life
Australia's most popular pet names have been revealed thanks to a new survey...

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    This is the most popular name for Australian cats and dogs  

 

Essential Kids
Move aside Rover and Fluffy - Bella is the most popular name for both cats and dogs, according to a new survey of the monikers we're giving our furry friends...

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    These Are The Most Popular Names For Pets  

 

Women's Health
Rent.com.au recently launched a feature called Pet Resume, which allows renters to create a CV for their pets to make a case for animal ownership in rental properties. Analysing the data from 30,000 entries, they have determined the most popular pet names in Australia...

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    And the most common pet name in Australia is... Bella.  

 

Mamma Mia
It turns out that Bella is the most common dog’s name in Australia. It’s also the top cat’s name. Do cats even come when they’re called? Do they need names?

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    The most popular pet names  

 

Talking Lifestyle
Thanks to a new survey, Australia’s most popular pet names have been revealed!

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    From Bear and Buddy to VB and GIN - Australia's most popular pet names revealed - and some of them might surprise you  

 

Daily Mail
If you have a dog or cat named Bella you are not alone, with the name taking out the top spot across the nation...

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    Australia's top pet names revealed  

 

Now to Love
A new survey from Rent.com.au found Bella to be the most popular pet name for both dogs and cats...

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    Rent.com.au increases revenue by 6% on previous quarter  

 

Property Portal Watch
The CEO of leading Australian rental site, Rent.com.au, says the portal's recently-released financial results for the three months ending 30th June 2017, is the company's strongest yet...

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    How to know whether a property reno is worth it or a waste  

 

Starts At 60
The question now becomes how you can make your investment property stand out in a sea of units, to ensure you have rent coming in to help cover those higher repayments?

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    Rent.com.au launches new Local Ads platform  

 

Property Portal Watch
Australian property rental site Rent.com.au has announced the launch of its industry-first “Local Ads” platform as an additional new revenue stream complementing its existing advertising products...

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    Local advertising service launched by rent.com.au  

 

Mumbrella
ASX listed real estate Rent.com.au is launching a local advertising service, the company announced today...

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    Western Australia gives up trying to talk to NBN  

 

ZD Net
Last week, the federal government touted that the NBN rollout had reached the halfway point, however a survey from Rent.com.au said the NBN was only available at one third of properties...

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    Rent launches local display ads for small businesses  

 

AIM Group
Australian rental site Rent.com.au (ASX: RNT) launched a “local display ads” product aimed at small businesses looking to target people moving to their local areas...

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    NBN ‘all good’ – if you’re the minister  

 

Government News
The Federal Government has declared the half-way point in the roll-out of the National Broadband Network...

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    NBN only available at one third of rentals, Rent.com.au  

 

ZDNet
Despite news that the NBN is now available at half of all Australian premises, Rent.com.au says just one-third of rental properties in most states have access to the broadband service...

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    Why the Rent.com.au Ltd share price rocketed 23% higher  

 

The Motley Fool Logo
The Rent.com.au Ltd (ASX: RNT) share price has been a big mover on the market today. In afternoon trade the real estate company’s shares are up 23% to 6.5 cents...

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    6 shares you need to watch on Friday  

 

The Motley Fool Logo
Rent.com.au Ltd (ASX: RNT) provided a market update this morning. The company said it had enjoyed a record revenue month in June of $188,000 and $476,000 over the quarter...

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    Housing affordability isn't at a crisis point - Frasers Rod Fehring  

 

The Financial Review
Housing affordability isn't at a crisis point, but Australia needs to rethink the mix of homes with an emphasis on innovative rental products, Frasers Property Australia chief executive Rod Fehring says...

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    No country for old men or women - rental sector needs adapt for ageing Australia  

 

The Financial Review
Nicole Chapman is one in 2.56 million. She's part of the growing band of renters which this week's Census figures showed accounts for nearly a third of all privately owned dwellings...

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    Investors sink money in existing NRAS apartment blocks  

 

The Financial Review
Investors have splashed out $20 million for two apartment blocks with rental assistance in Sydney's west...

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    Rent.com.au continues to witness increasing user adoption  

 

Proactive Investors
The company is continuing to monetise its disruptive business model...

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    Apartment prices are dropping, but is now the time to buy  

 

Starts At 60
With an oversupply of apartments forcing down prices, now may seem like a good time to downsize to a unit...

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    Sydney rents jump in May as supply fails to keep pace with population surge  

 

The Australian
The median rental price in Sydney soared $80 a month in May, as new supply fails to match demand from workers moving to the city, according to listings website Rent.com.au...

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    Renter Resumes exceed 100,000 on Rent.com.au  

 

Property Portal Watch
Over 100,000 Renter Resume have now been created on leading portal rent.com.au in the six months since the product was developed...

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    Pitting Renter Against Renter Will Drive Up Prices  

 

Your Investment Property
Renters are already the disadvantaged party at the negotiating table because they cannot ignore their need for a place to live...

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    Rental stress - Older residents need help too as majority of tenants pay more than third of wages on rent  

 

ABC News
In a rental affordability survey conducted by Rent.com.au in April with more than 2,000 tenants, 53 per cent reported spending one-third to half of their weekly income on rent...

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    Are you happy with your house rent  

 

SBS Radio
According to latest survey by property website Rent.com.au, more than one third of Australians are living under heavy rental stress...

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    Simplicity the key to alleviating Rental Stress, says Rent.com.au CEO  

 

Property Portal Watch
The CEO of Rent.com.au, Greg Bader, says portals need to become more customer focused, industry aligned and willing to adopt technology if they want to help Australians simplify the home rental experience...

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    Metro rental stress makes moving to Ballarat appealing  

 

3 BA Logo Ballarat
Have you ever applied for a rental property - and left with that sinking feeling you may not be picked by the agent or landlord?

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    Majority of Australian tenants are living in rental stress  

 

SBS Radio
The vast majority of Australian tenants say they are paying more than a third of their weekly income in rent, a new RENT.COM.AUsurvey has found...

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    Dogs and cats and birds – oh my!  

 

The RentCover
The risk of damage – it’s one reason why so many landlords say ‘no’ to pets. But now the risk is mitigated for our policyholders...

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    Pet resumes for renters are a thing  

 

Home To Love
Tenants finding it difficult to find a rental property due to the fact they own a pet, can now attempt to woo their future landlord with a pet resume...

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    So Many Of Us Struggling To Pay Rent  

 

hit 92.9
If you're currently renting the home you live in, there's a good chance you're under what's being called "Rental Stress"...

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    We are becoming a nation of renters  

 

The Real Estate Conversation
Strong growth in the number of properties available for rent could mean population growth is increasingly housed in investment properties...

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    Renting in Australia is generally 'miserable' but doesn't have to be  

 

Financial Review
Online rental platform Rent.com.au's recent survey of 2000 renters reveals 20 per cent of renters choose to rent...

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    NT has the highest rates of NBN - ready rental properties  

 

NT News
Over 90 per cent of rental properties in the Northern Territory are now fitted with the NBN, statistically the most homes in the country...

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    New rent.com.au feature now displays which homes have NBN status  

 

Property Portal Watch
Renting can be a nightmare enough in itself so rent.com.au have added a feature to their site to make the process less cumbersome: they're introducing an NBN status for all their properties, so you can quickly detect which homes have speedy internet....

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    Rent.com.au property listings now showcasing NBN status  

 

Elite Property Manager
Australia’s specialist website for rental property, Rent.com.au has started showing NBN status for its listings...

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    Rental marketplace introduces industry first feature  

 

RPM
It’s almost impossible to find evidence that suggests anything other than a huge influx of properties coming onto the market...

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    Australia's rental market is getting its first taste of disruption  

 

Business Insider
It’s almost impossible to find evidence that suggests anything other than a huge influx of properties coming onto the market...

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    Rent.com.au Tells You If A Property Has The NBN In One Click  

 

LifeHacker
In an industry first, rental search site Rent.com.au has added NBN status to its full listings, making it much easier to find a property with access to super-fast broadband...

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    Rent claims industry-first NBN property status reports  

 

IT Wire
ASX-listed rental property website Rent.com.au is first off the blocks when it comes to telling renters whether their property is connected to the National Broadband Network (NBN) or not...

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    NBN low-down for rent-seekers  

 

The Australian
ASX-listed rental property website Rent.com.au is first off the blocks when it comes to telling renters whether their property is connected to the National Broadband Network (NBN) or not...

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    Rent.com.au Rental Rates Snapshot, February 2017  

 

Elite Agent
Rent.com.au’s latest Rental Rates Snapshot for the month of February illustrates the shift in median rental property prices (both metro and regional), rental affordability (the median room price metric) and the luxury property measure, evaluating change in days on market for properties above $1,000/pw...

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    How to live in the catchment areas for top schools for less  

 

Kidspot
The competition for school catchment zones can be fierce. Here’s how you can get your kids the best education possible – on a budget...

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    Luxury rental demands remain high in Darwin  

 

NT News
DESPITE the Inpex wind down, the demand for luxury rental properties remains high in the Territory’s capital, according to local real estate agents...

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    Rents spike in one Australian capital  

 

Residential Property Manager
Rent.com.au has released its January report which shows a significant spike in rents in one capital city and a rise in the average metropolitan rent across Australia....

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    Your Secret Weapon to Renting With a Pet  

 

Residential Property Manager
Rent.com.au recognises the difficulties facing house-hunting pet owners, so they have created a fantastic tool to help with the application process....

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    The rewards tenants want  

 

Elite Property Manager
A recent survey by a national rental marketplace platform has revealed insights into the mindset of renters, who they are and the rewards they desire...

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    Rental Revolutionary, an exclusive with the new CEO at rent.com.au  

 

Elite Property Manager
Greg Bader is the new CEO at rent.com.au. After just six months in the job, he is already shaking up the way that renters apply for property, as well as crafting an innovative pricing model where the agent pays zero unless the tenant also comes from rent.com.au...

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    Rent.com.au Median Rental Rates Snapshot, January 2017  

 

Elite Property Manager
Rent.com.au’s latest Rental Rates Snapshot for the month of January 2017 illustrates the shift in median rental property prices (both metro and regional), rental affordability (the median room price metric) and the luxury property measure....

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    How to secure a rental if you’re a pet owner  

 

Over Sixty
Renting as a pet owner can be frustrating. Horror stories abound of landlords being left out of pocket after someone's beloved pet scratched up the curtains, dug up the landscaping or bit a chunk out of the stairs...

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    Renting offering more affordable way to live in Melbourne’s best public school zones  

 

News.com.au
Parents are sacrificing home ownership to rent in zones that secure their child a spot at one of Melbourne’s best public schools.

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    Substantial number of renters support Renter Resume  

 

Residential Property Manager
Tens of thousands of renters have signed up for rent.com.au’s Renter Resume service within the first 100 days of its launch...

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    Landlords and agents fear rental law changes could cause shortfall of affordable rental homes  

 

News.com.au
Landlords and real estate agents believe the changes proposed for Victoria’s rental laws would be “extremely damaging” to the market, by causing landlords to raise rents or ditch their investment properties altogether, a new survey has found....

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    Rent.com.au new service Renter Resume a big hit among users  

 

Elite Agent
Since its launch 100 days ago, Rent.com.au Renter Resume has had more than 50,000 Australians signing up to use its service....

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    Wollongong property is good investment say experts  

 

South Coast Register
If you can get a foot in the Illawarra’s property door you’ll be onto a sure thing, as the region is continually being named a hot pick by property experts....

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    Renter Resume a hit for Rent.com.au users  

 

Property Portal Watch
Over 50,000 Australians have created a Renter Resume through housing portal Rent.com.au only 100 days after the feature was launched in October 2016....

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    17 bosses explain how they'll deal with employees who plan on 'chucking a sickie' the day after Australia Day  

 

Business Insider
This year, Australia Day falls on a Thursday, which means Friday is business as usual. Yuck....

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    Five Things Your Boss Might Think If You 'Chuck A Sickie' This Friday  

 

LifeHacker
This year, Australia Day falls on a Thursday, which means we're all expected to return to work on Friday. (Boo-urns!) Consequently, a lot of workers will...

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    Rents hold strong across country  

 

RPM Online
Rent.com.au’s quarterly report has found that rents stayed strong across the quarter, although rising vacancy rates may see this change next quarter....

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    Study reveals most affordable Perth suburbs to rent near top schools  

 

The West
An analysis has revealed the most affordable Perth suburbs for families looking to rent near top schools....

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    Investment Property Owners - are you missing out on potential extra income by not allowing pets?  

 

Residential Property Manager
More than 60 per cent of Australian households own pets, so why are renters struggling to find homes that will accommodate their furry friends? One website is aiming to make it easier for landlords and PMs to accept tenants with pets...

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    Debate continues, renting vs owning  

 

Kiama Independent
Illawarra property prices may no longer be skyrocketing, but they’re still sitting on an upward trend...

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    Puppy school to pet resumes: rent with pets  

 

Money Magazine
Australia’s housing affordability crisis is causing young renters to delay many of life’s milestones: marriage, children, and even pet ownership...

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    Renters-by-choice to drive market in 2017  

 

Herald Sun
'RENTVESTORS' will become even more prominent this year, as the Aussie rental market is increasingly influenced by young people who are tenants ...

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    Tenants-by-choice to drive Aussie rental market in 2017, with more rentvestors and innovation tipped  

 

The Herald Sun
‘Rentvestors’ will become even more prominent this year, as the Aussie rental market is increasingly influenced by young people who are tenants because they want to be, not because they have to be....

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    Real estate disruption to watch in 2017  

 

Financial Review
With housing prices now sky-high, rent.com.au has come up with a solution - a marketplace and website just for rental properties for both agent and private listings....

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    Why Your Pet Needs a Resume  

 

Pop Sugar
Urban living in 2017 is a renter's world — which is problematic for a few reasons, but if we're talking cuddly kittens and adorable puppies, it's difficult because while two-thirds of Australian households have pets, only a quarter of rental properties list that they accept them....

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    Pet owners: Here’s how to win a rental property, without lying about your pet.  

 

Mumma Mia
It’s no secret that ticking yes to “Pets” on your rental application can result in a BIG, FAT, RED CROSS through your name. So, how can you boost your chances of rental success without lying about your beloved Fluffy, or Max, or Knuckles?

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    Pet problems: Renting  

 

Pet Insurance Australia
It may come as no surprise that renting as a pet owner can be incredibly difficult. Pet Insurance Australia (PIA) understands pet owners and their concerns when it comes to this seemingly impossible task....

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    Pets and renting – it can be done  

 

Pop Sugar
Renting as a pet owner can be frustrating, and even more so this coming New Year, as a tight rental market grips Wellington and parts of Auckland....

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    Rent.com.au launches Pet Resume feature  

 

Australian Dog Lover
Rent.com.au recently launched Pet Résumé to help pet owners put their furry friends in the best light - through their very own résumé....

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    Australian Median Rental Rates Snapshot: November 2016  

 

Property Portal Watch
Rent.com.au‘s monthly property leasing data from November indicates a 1 percent shift in the average median rent across Australia amongst other shifts in median rental property prices (both metro and regional) and rental affordability (price per room)....

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    Rents boom in Australian city  

 

Property Portal Watch
Unsurprisingly, Sydney continued to be the most expensive city for renters: median rents stayed consistent at $550pw in November, while Adelaide was the cheapest at $333, 1 per cent less than October’s results....

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    Rents boom in one Australian city  

 

Property Portal Watch
Rent.com.au has released its monthly rental statistics and while most capital cities showed minimal change, one city recorded a boom in median rent....

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    Apartment glut fears should dampen rental rises next year  

 


Fears of an apartment oversupply are expected to keep a lid on rents next year. An analysis by rent.com.au shows that Sydney remains the most expensive tenancy market in the country, with a median rent of $550 a week.

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    Rent.com.au launches new feature to help tenants promote pets when applying for properties  

 

Property Portal Watch
Australian property portal Rent.com.au has launched Pet Resume, a new renting profile that allows tenants to promote their pets' best features to improve their chance of securing a property....

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    Renter ‘resumes’ take off  

 

RPM Residential Property Management
More renters than expected have adopted renter ‘resumes’ for their applications, in an emerging trend that could result in significant time savings for property managers....

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    Good tenants 'not rewarded'  

 

RPM - Residential Property Manager
Despite evidence that landlords prefer good, stable tenants over higher rental incomes, it seems good tenants do not feel valued....

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    42% of renters searching for pet-friendly property  

 

Property Portal Watch
More than 60 per cent of Australian households own pets, so why are renters struggling to find homes that will accommodate their furry friends? One website is aiming to make it easier for landlords and PMs to accept tenants with pets....

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    Pet Resume leaves no furry friend behind in the search for rental property  

 

Property Portal Watch
Rent.com.au has launched Pet Resume, a feature that summarises a pet’s good qualities, and whether it's been vaccinated, registered or trained, with the aim of improving the chance of rental application success....

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    You Can Now Woo Future Landlords With Your Pet's Resume  

 

The Huffington Post
Finding a pet-friendly rental property for you and your furry friends might just have become a tiny bit easier with the launch of a new service putting your pets in the best light for potential future landlords....

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    New price metric reveals the true cost of renting in Australian cities  

 

Elite Agent
Melbourne is one of the cheapest places in Australia to rent an apartment or house – but not an individual room, according to a new rental price metric launched by Rent.com.au....

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    ‘Pet Resumes’ to help tenants with pets snare a home  

 

Property Portal Watch
Pet-owning tenants who’ve had a ruff time finding a rental can now ensure their furry friend puts its best paw forward in the application process....

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    Bank of Queensland not drowning, waving  

 

The Australian
Lack of affordability aside, Bader says renting is being accepted as a lifestyle decision, given delayed marriage and childbirth and the temptation of cheap airfares over a sensible savings plan....

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    Next evolution emerging in real estate marketing  

 

Marble Expert Recruitment
As the real estate sector embraces technology to effectively market residential real estate, fresh initiatives are emerging in the world of online property advertising. With an abundance of real estate websites and more than 15,000 properties listed for sale in the Perth metropolitan are, new players are making an impact as the market evolves....

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    Next evolution emerging in real estate marketing  

 

business News Western Australia
Fresh initiatives are emerging in the world of online property advertising, as the sector embraces technology to effectively market residential real estate....

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    Bank of Queensland not drowning, waving  

 

Property Portal Watch
Lack of affordability aside, Bader says renting is being accepted as a lifestyle decision, given delayed marriage and childbirth and the temptation of cheap airfares over a sensible savings plan....

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    Property 101: Uptake on Rent.com.au applications increasing  

 

Property Observer
More than 7,000 Renter Resumes have been created on Rent.com.au in the first two weeks following launch....

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    Why renting a home is nearly as hard as buying one  

 

The New Daily
The Australian dream is steadily shifting from home ownership towards tenancy, with almost one third of the nation renting – and that proportion is steadily rising....

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    Good tenants feel underappreciated  

 

Smart Property Investment
Would you prefer stable, reliable tenants over a higher rental income? Most landlords would say ‘yes’, but it seems top tenants aren't feeling the love....

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    Which Aussie city offers the cheapest rent?  

 

Property Portal Watch
Melbourne is one of the cheapest places in Australia to rent an apartment or house - but not an individual room, according to a new rental price metric by Rent.com.au....

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    Rent.com.au has record traffic  

 


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    Rent.com.au Partners with Walk Score®  

 

Elite Agent
A recent survey conducted by Rent.com.au revealed that 91 per cent of Australian Renters identified location as their number one criterion when choosing their next home, followed by access to public transport and proximity to the CBD....

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    Melbourne the most walkable suburb in Australia  

 

The Real Estate Conversation
Rent.com.au is incorporating walkability ratings into its property listings from a US web site called Walk Score. The ratings show Melbourne is the only suburb in Australia with a perfect walkability score of 100....

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    Rent.com.au partners with Walk Score®  

 

Property Portal Watch
Australian property portal Rent.com.au has partnered with Walk Score, a tool which promotes walkable neighbourhoods for their economic, environmental and health benefits....

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    Average median rent remains at $404 a week: Rent.com.au  

 

Property Portal Watch
The average median rent across the country remained marginally stable at $404 for Q3 with only a 0.3 percent increase from Quarter 2 (Q2), according to Rent.com.au....

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    Rent.com.au offers tap-to-apply rental applications  

 

TechAU
Most of us have been through multiple rental applications and they’re never fun. Australia has 7 million renters and simplifying the process of data transfer between the applicants and the real estate is definitely an improvement to get excited about....

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    Walk this way: Melbourne properties ranked for pedestrian-friendliness  

 

The Age
Have you taken a walk around Melbourne's CBD lately? Congratulations, you're standing in the most walkable suburb in Australia, the only one to score a perfect 100 out of 100 for walkability in a new measure compiled by US website Walk Score and home rental listings database rent.com.au....

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    Darwin third most expensive capital city to rent a room  

 

News.com.au
A new rental price metric shows while Darwin is still one of the more expensive capital cities for tenants, it may not be as bad as some data shows....

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    This is how much it costs to rent in your capital city  

 

Buzz Feed
It’s more expensive to rent a room in Darwin or Canberra than it is in Melbourne, and Sydney costs twice as much as Adelaide, according to new research....

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    New strategic direction for Rent.com.au  

 

Property Portal Watch
When Greg Bader arrived at rent.com.au, he didn’t think he’d be there for long. The former iiNet executive was parachuted into the interim chief executive role of the Perth online renting portal in July after founder Mark Woschnak stood down....

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    Smashing renter stereotypes  

 

Sunrise
Recent figures from Rent.com.au show most people who rent are families, not young singles....

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    Surge of apartments gives tenants the upper hand  

 

The Australian
Australian capital city rental prices have remained steady over the past three months, but are expected to come under pressure in the future as thousands of new apartments come on to the market across the country. New research released by rent.com.au showed that the average median rental price of the major cities in the September quarter stood at $417.10, up marginally from $415.70 during the previous three months....

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    Rents rose in seven of eight Australian capital cities in August: rent.com.au  

 

Property Observer
Seven of the eight Australian capitals saw an increase in median rent in August from July, with Sydney the most expensive for renters, according to data compiled by rent.com.au....

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    Good news for Darwin renters  

 

news.com.au
It's good news for tenants with new data showing Darwin rent prices dropped in August....

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    Nice Way for Renters to 'Try Before You Buy'  

 

Your Investment Property
Web portal Rent.com.au has joined forces with Airbnb, partnering to encourage renters to ‘try before you buy’ by test driving a new neighborhood before signing a rental lease....

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    Portal trials Airbnb ‘test-drive’ model for rentals  

 

Property Portal Watch
Australian rental property website rent.com.au is giving potential renters a unique opportunity to give a neighbourhood a test run in a property thanks to a new partnership with Airbnb....

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    Airbnb enters ‘game-changing’ partnership with listings portal  

 

Real Estate Business
Airbnb has strengthened its hold on the property market by partnering with a listings portal, enabling people to try an area before they commit to living there....

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    Rent.com.au Ltd partners with Airbnb for renters to try out properties  

 

Proactive Investors Australia
Rent.com.au Ltd (ASX:RNT) has entered into a partnering agreement with Airbnb to encourage renters to ‘try before they buy’ and test drive a new neighbourhood, before signing a rental lease....

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    This Australian rental website has cut a ‘try before you sign’ deal with Airbnb  

 

Business Insider Australia
Australian rental website Rent.com.au has signed a partnership deal with holiday rental site Airbnb to allow renters to “test drive” a suburb with a short stay before they move in....

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    Landlords urged to offer taster to potential tenants  

 

Australian Property Investor
As covered in the September issue of API magazine, Airbnb is the next big thing to hit property investing, and now the short-stay accommodation site has teamed up with Rent.com.au to encourage landlords to offer renters the chance to “try before they buy” and test-drive a new neighbourhood before signing the rental lease....

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    5 things you need to know in Australian tech today  

 

Business Insider
Collaboration is the new growth strategy. Australian rental website Rent.com.au, which launched nine years ago, has signed a partnership deal with holiday rental site Airbnb, suggesting potential renters can now “test drive” a suburb with a short stay before they move in....

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    Rent.com.au partners with AirBnB, announces new CEO  

 

EPM
It has been a big week for rent.com.au with three major announcements including a new CEO, a partnership with AirBnB and its annual results....

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    Rent.com.au Ltd appoints Greg Bader chief executive officer  

 

Proactive Investors Australia
Rent.com.au Ltd (ASX:RNT) has appointed the experienced Greg Bader as its new chief executive officer....

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    Rent.com.au reports 118 percent revenue bump and a new CEO  

 

Property Portal Watch
Greg Bader has been appointed as the new CEO of Australian rental property website rent.com.au as the company posted its year-end financial results....

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    Property 101: Try before you rent as Rent.com.au and Airbnb partner up  

 

Property Observer
A new partnership between one of the world’s largest accommodation providers Airbnb and Australia’s number one dedicated rental property website Rent.com.au, is encouraging renters to ‘try before they commit’ and test drive a new neighbourhood, before signing a rental lease....

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    Demand for rental property growing as rent.com.au leaps to success  

 

Financial Review
Listed rental property portal Rent.com.au's revenue rose 118 per cent rise in the year to June 30 showing demand for rental properties has continued to escalate in the increasingly expensive Australian residential markets....

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    Rent.com.au announce new CEO as revenue rises 118 percent in FY16  

 

Property Observer
Rental property portal Rent.com.au have seen their revenue increase by 118 percent in the year to June 30....

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    Rent.com.au boss steps down  

 

REB
Mark Woschnak, managing director and CEO of Rent.com.au, made the decision to step down in order to facilitate new leadership ahead of the company’s period of commercialisation and growth....

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    Mark Woschnak Resigns From Rent.com.au  

 

Property Portal Watch
Rent.com.au founder, CEO and managing director Mark Woschnak has decided to step down ahead of the company's next phase of commercialisation and growth citing the need for "new leadership"....

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    Woschnak leaves rent.com.au  

 

Business news
Founder and managing director of Perth-based online property portal rent.com.au Mark Woschnak has announced his immediate resignation from the business....

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    New way to pay rent for iiNet survivor  

 

The Western Australian
Former iiNet executive Greg Bader has emerged from the rubble of the internet provider to take the reins of Perth online real estate site rent.com.au after its long-standing chief stepped down....

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    Rent.com.au boss Mark Woschnak steps down  

 

Property Observer
The founding managing director of Rent.com.au, Mark Woschnak, has announced his decision to leave a year after its after its float on the ASX....

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    Record number of agents sign to rent.com.au  

 


Online rental listings portal Rent.com.au has had its third consecutive month of strong growth in real estate agent registrations with more than 500 real estate offices signing up to the site every month since March. The total number of real estate...

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    In Australia Rent Reaps Rewards From Eyeball Strategy  

 

Property Portal Watch
Following a strong month in May, the team at Rent.com.au has been working hard to gain increasing media exposure....

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    Business Model Reflects all Market Participants  

 

Property Portal Watch
Rent.com.au founder and CEO Mark Woschnak told today's Bangkok Property Portal Watch Conference the Australia-based business is reaching it's commcercialisation phase and plans significant new revenue streams seperate from agents...


 
    Renter needs overlooked in pursuit of great Australian dream, reveals election survey  

 


While housing affordability continues as a key issue in the final days of the Federal Election campaign, Renters are calling for more support, improved services, financial incentives and the recognition of renting as an accepted lifestyle choice in Australia...

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    Renters' needs ignored by 'great Australian dream'  

 


A recent survey found renters are calling for greater support, improved services, financial incentives and the recognition of renting as an accepted lifestyle choice....

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    "Rent.com.au (ASX:RNT) says it has continued its rapid growth in agent and landlord registrations..."  

 


Rent.com.au (ASX:RNT) says it has continued its rapid growth in agent and landlord registrations during June, resulting in significant growth of its content on the site...


 
    Is REA Group Limited under threat?  

 


Following the election many Australian renters believe their voices have not been heard or their concerns addressed. The two main political parties failed to address the needs and concerns of Australian renters during the election campaign, a new poll reveals....

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    Australian renters 'ignored' in election  

 

Thinking Australia
Following the election many Australian renters believe their voices have not been heard or their concerns addressed. The two main political parties failed to address the needs and concerns of Australian renters during the election campaign, a new poll reveals....

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    Renters Tired Of Being "Viewed As Second Class Citizens"  

 


While housing affordability and property taxes have been a major part of this year's election campaign, results from a new survey show a large proportion of Australians who currently rent property feel their needs have been ignored...

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    Renters overlooked in election campaign: Rent.com.au  

 


The vast majority of renters polled for a recent survey believe their needs have not been met by the major political parties during the election campaign...

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    Record number of agents sign-up to Rent.com.au  

 


Rent.com.au has reported record results for agency registrations, with more than 500 real estate offices signing up to the site every month, since March...

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    Renters call for better recognition  

 


Australian renters are calling for better recognition of their needs ahead of the Federal Election, with a survey showing that over 83 per cent of renters believe they are not being heard by major political parties....

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    Rent.com.au planning $2.5m digital and TV marketing push after listing on ASX  

 


Newly-listed rental company Rent.com.au (ASX: RNT) is poised to splash $2.5m on a national sales and marketing push with the appointment of brand and digital agencies next in line for the ambitious firm.

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    $90m boost for WA tech sector  

 


Online property rental company rent.com.au has commenced its first day of trading on the ASX, after being acquired by Select Exploration in a backdoor listing.

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    Rent.com.au hopes to follow the path of SEEK, Carsales and REA  

 


Rent.com.au will list on the Australia Securities Exchange on Tuesday looking to mirror the success of other new media businesses such as SEEK, Carsales and REA.

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    Online portal sees record agent registrations  

 


A challenger property website has continued its growth path with record results for unique visitors, agent registrations and landlord listings...

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    Rent.com.au Ltd bags $5.46M in raising, record landlord listings  

 


Rent.com.au Ltdwww.rent.com.au/ Rent.com.au Ltd (ASX:RNT) operates an Australian property rental focussed web portal. Rent.com.au Ltd bags $5.46M in raising, record landlord listings Wednesday, June 15, 2016 by Proactive Investors Rent.com.au...

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    Rental portal sees record agent registrations  

 


A challenger property website has continued its growth path with record results for unique visitors, agent registrations and landlord listings...

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    Challenger portal continues growth ahead of national marketing campaign  

 


An online rental portal has reported ongoing growth to its website, with a national mass-market branding campaign in the works...

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    Big names join cashed-up renters  

 


High-profile former Macquarie executive Bill Moss has joined the list of shareholders at Rent.com.au after the ASX-listed group yesterday successfully wrapped up a $5.5 million capital raising...


 
    Essential steps for achieving higher rental returns  

 


Achieving higher rental returns and securing the best tenants faster, is a step closer vis rent.com.au's RentCheck, RentQuotes and RentReports services...

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    Rent.com.au property listing upgrades deliver strong results for private landlords  

 


With rental vacancies increasing across most parts of Australia, increasingly competitive rental prices are encouraging landlords to look for improved and faster ways to fill their vacant rental property and secure their rental income ...

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    Market will keep growing says Mr Rent.com.au, Mark Woschnak  

 


Despite the ongoing home-buying spree by Australians on the back of cheap mortgages, rent.com.au founder Mark Woschnak believes the real growth in the sector lies in the rental market.


 
    Rent on a roll as it gathers Moss and Tarbey  

 


High-profile former Macquarie executive Bill Moss has joined the investor list at Rent.com.au after the ASX-listed group successfully wrapped up at $5.5 million capital raising yesterday...


 
    Strong April for Rent.com.au  

 

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Rent.com.au spruiked Bill Moss (pictured) as a strategically important investor, along with Century 21 Australia chairman Charles Tarbey. High-profile former Macquarie executive Bill Moss has joined the investor list at Rent.com.au...


 
    Bill Moss joins Rent.com.au investor list  

 

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Rent.com.au spruiked Bill Moss (pictured) as a strategically important investor, along with Century 21 Australia chairman Charles Tarbey. High-profile former Macquarie executive Bill Moss has joined the investor list at Rent.com.au...

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    Former Macquarie Bank executive Bill Moss has bought into rent.com.au  

 


Rent.com.au has successfully completed a $5.46 million capital raising so it can build a mass market brand profile...

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    Staff development is a two-way street, says trainer  

 


An industry trainer believes the responsibility of staff training falls on the shoulders of property managers and principals alike. A recent survey of property management heads by Rent.com.au found that almost 80 per cent of respondents allocate 0-10 per cent of their annual budgets for staff training ...

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    QLD's Toowoomba has median rent lower than neighbours: rent.com.au  

 

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Queensland's Toowoomba sits on the list of most-searched suburbs list for 2015 by rent.com.au. The median rent for all rental properties advertised in Toowoomba earlier this year was $267 per week, a fall of 5.31 percent from the last previous quarter ...

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    Rent.com.au rolling out the carpet for a legion of landlords  

 


The proposition behind the property rental portal is that 30 per cent of Australians (7 million) rent, with this share creeping up to European levels where home ownership is not the sacred cow that is here in Australia ...


 
    Rent.com.au rocks  

 


Listed rental online portal Rent.com.au's active nonagent listings have risen 50 per cent in the three months to March 2016 while its agent listings have grown 10 percent, according to its quarterly update ...


 
    NSW's Bathurst scored over neighbours in median rents: rent.com.au  

 


NSW's Bathurst (postcode 2795), one of Australia's oldest inland settlements, sits on the list of the most-searched suburbs in Australia in 2015 by rent.com.au ...

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    Online rental portal aims to raise millions through rights issue  

 


A challenger rental site has announced a fully underwritten, non-renounceable pro rata offer ...

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    Staff training and targeted advertising spend key to profitability for property firms: Rent survey  

 


With property management making up an average 56% of agency revenue, staff training and marketing spend across the best channels ...

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    Rent.com.au to raise $5.45 million through rights issue  

 

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Rental property website Rent.com.au Limited (ASX: RNT) is raising more than $5.4 million through a rights issue to fund ...

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    Rent.com.au continues strong growth  

 


Rent.com.au achieved more than 640,000 unique visitors to the website during March 2016 while also continuing to increase ...

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    Rent.com.au continues strong growth  

 


Rent.com.au achieved more than 640,000 unique visitors to the website during March 2016 while also continuing to increase ...


 
    Rent.com.au continues strong growth  

 


Rent.com.au achieved more than 640,000 unique visitors to the website during March 2016 while also continuing to increase ...


 
    Melbourne's Frankston median rent $50 cheaper than surrounds: Rent.com.au  

 


Frankston (postcode 3199), an outer-southeastern suburb of Melbourne, figures in the top 10 most searched suburbs ...

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    Property 101: Rental security checklist  

 


Going away these school holidays? While your choice of holiday destination is always the first priority, it's ...

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    Port Macquarie median rent down five percent in 30 days, among the top five most searched suburbs: rent.com.au  

 


Port Macquarie (postcode 2444), the coastal town north of Sydney, saw median rent drop ...

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    Queensland's Southport among the most searched list of rent.com.au; median rent $402 pw  

 


The Southport suburb (postcode 4215), had a median residential rent of $402 per ...

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    Top 10 Ways to Write a Successful Property Listing  

 


How do you give a property listing everything it needs to attract good tenants? Here is a ...

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    Challenger site increases online portal market share  

 


An online rental portal has reported strong traffic growth and increased its footprint to ...

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    A Vision for Property Management  

 


Australia's property landscape is changing and the traditional renter stereotypes are making way for a ...


 
    Landlords urged to be more proactive and avoid unnecessary risk in tenant selection  

 

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Maximising the return on a rental property investment and securing quality tenants can be significantly ...

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    Sourcing quality applicants among top challenges for property managers  

 


With vacancy rates in a number of Australian capital cities remaining an issue, property ...

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    Rent.com.au had record landlord listings in February: ASX announcement  

 


ASX-listed Rent.com.au Limited had more than 610,000 unique visitors to the website in February 2016 ...

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    Apartments dominate recent rental properties in Surfers Paradise: rent.com.au's top searched list  

 


Renowned for being the holiday destination, Surfers Paradise in Queensland, postcode 4217, was sitting ...

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    3 New Players in Vertical Search  

 

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On 2 February 2016 the undisputed King of Search, Alphabet born out of Google, swept Apple away ...

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    Wollongong captures rental attention on Australia's most searched suburbs: rent.com.au  

 


Wollongong, NSW's third-largest city (postcode 2500), was among the top searched suburb ...

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    Rental range relatively tight in Parramatta: rent.com.au insight  

 


Sydney's Parramatta finished third on the list of most searched suburbs in 2015 compiled by ...

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    Communication a top PM priority in 2016  

 


Improving communication is the number one focus for property managers this year, a survey has found ...

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    Rent.com.au Traffic Up 12% Over Previous Record Month  

 


Rent.com.au had a record 615,405 unique visitors to the website during January 2016. This was an increase of 12% ...

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    Communication with Tenants and Owners the Top Driver for Property Management Success in 2016, Reveals Survey  

 


As high vacancy rates remain an issue in a number of Australian capital cities today, improving communication, securing ...

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    Rent.com.au Delivers Strong Traffic Growth  

 


Rent.com.au had 485,681 unique visitors to the website during December 2015, maintaining a strong level of unique ...

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    Rent.com.au rolls out national sales team  

 


Property portal Rent.com.au (ASX:RNT) is rolling out a national sales team in first half of 2016 after a trial ...

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    Rent.com.au beats traffic expectations  

 


Rent.com.au Limited (ASX:RNT), recorded more than 480 thousand unique visitors to the website during December ...

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    Rent.com.au maintains level of UVs  

 


Rent.com.au recorded 485,681 unique visitors to the website during December 2015, maintaining a strong level of unique visitors ...

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    Get exclusive ownership of your suburb on rent.com.au  

 


Accessing tenants and landlords just got easier, with Rent.com.au launching a new eye-catching advertising feature, designed ...

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    Private Landlords benefit as Rent.com.au offers free rental property listings and greater choice  

 


More than one million private landlords will benefit from Rent.com.au’s (ASX:RNT) decision to ...

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    Rent.com.au secures November spike ahead of seasonal rental downturn  

 


Rent.com.au recorded 526,280 unique visitors to its website during November 2015. It was the ...

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    Landlords offered more choice as online rental platform moves forward  

 


Australia's rental market could be in for a massive shake-up, as an online rental portal gains traction ...

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    Landlords offered more choice as online rental platform moves forward  

 


Australia's rental market could be in for a massive shake-up, as an online rental portal gains traction ...

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    9 tips to post a successful property listing  

 


How do you give a listing everything it needs to make sure you get short-listed good tenants? ...


 
    Norwood, rent.com.au raise funds  

 


Perth tech companies Norwood Systems and rent.com.au have completed capital raisings worth a combined ...

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    Techs in cash drive  

 


Two Perth tech companies have jumped on recent share price rises, hitting up investors to raise almost $10 million ...


 
    Rent.com.au tops 12-month target in half a year  

 


In October, Rent.com.au recorded 549,513 unique visitors, up 32 per cent from September - already eclipsing their 12-month ...

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    Rent.com.au Completes Capital Raising  

 


Rent.com.au has raised $3.7 million through the placement of 13,169,875 shares at $0.28. The Placement will allow the ...

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    Renters turn to Rent.com.au  

 


PERTH-BASED online property portal Rent.com.au is making good on its ambition to become the website of choice ...

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    Rental site traffic rises as shares hit new high  

 


Rent.com.au shares have closed at their highest since listing in June as investors rejoiced at news of another ...


 
    Rent.com.au has record traffic  

 


RENT.COM.AU Ltd attracted a record 549,513 unique visitors to the website during October 2015, at the same ...


 
    Online rental portal reports strong traffic growth  

 


A challenger rental portal has registered more than 300 property managers in the past three months ...

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    Rent boss plays a long game  

 


If there ever was a true believer in the online real estate game, Mark Woschnak is it ...


 
    From the Guest Editor Mark Woschnak CEO Rent.com.au  

 


Firstly, I'd like to pass on my hearty congratulations to Samantha and her team for the launch of this magazine, which marks a milestone achievement...


 
    A bigger home for renters in Australia  

 


The recent ASX listing for Rent.com.au Ltd (RENT) has propelled the company into dynamic phase of growth as it moves a step closer to its goal of becoming the ...


 
    Australia's Rent.com.au Listing on the ASX  

 


Australia's rent.com.au has listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) via a back door take over of former gold, copper and nickel explorer, Select Exploration. It will trade under the ASX code RNT.

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    rent.com.au commences trading on ASX  

 


Online property rental company rent.com.au has commenced its first day of trading on the ASX, after being acquired by Select Exploration in a backdoor listing.

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