Renting property

Renters' reprieve: Sydney market eases
JAN 21, 2013
The Sydney rental vacancy rate eased in December but the Real Estate Institute of NSW warns homes will fill up fast.
NY mayor promotes 'micro' apartments
JUL 10, 2012
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Monday launched a tender for the construction of "micro-apartments" in the Big Apple, where rents are exorbitant and the number of singles is on the rise.
Families occupy empty flats in crisis-hit Spain
MAY 28, 2012
Spanish grandmother Ana Lopez Corrales already feels at home in the Seville apartment where she's been living for the past week --- but it is not hers and she pays no rent.
Renters squeezed in Sydney, Newcastle
MAY 01, 2012
Renters are being squeezed in Sydney and Newcastle but have more choice in Wollongong, new figures show.
Rents too high for low earners: survey
APR 30, 2012
Low-income Australians are being priced out of the private rental market in capital cities and mining boom towns, Anglicare says.
Australia 'on verge of rental crisis'
APR 03, 2012
Australia could be on the verge of another rental crisis, with Perth expected to be hit the hardest, Australia's largest property developer says.
Smart Investor's 47 hot spot suburbs for rental yields
MAR 27, 2012
There are 47 suburbs currently offering property investors gross rental yields of 6% or more with list headed by the remote Queensland mining and agricultural town of Roma, analysis of Smart Investor magazine’s top 601 suburbs list has revealed.
Ancient Greek sites could soon be available for rent
JAN 18, 2012
In a move bound to leave many Greeks and scholars aghast, Greece's culture ministry said Tuesday it will open up some of the debt-stricken country's most-cherished archaeological sites to advertising firms and other ventures.
The Block properties hit the rental market
OCT 06, 2011
Three of the four Richmond properties on the hit Nine renovation series The Block 2011 are now available for rent as its emerges that all four cottages were bought by investors.
The upside of renting a family home
JUL 20, 2010
Home ownership might be the great Australian dream, but renting a family home can also have its positives, writes Andrea Sophocleous.