How to find accommodation in Australia

How to find accommodation in Australia

One of the key requirements of Indian moving to Australia is How to find accommodation in Australia. Each individual has their specific requirement and sometimes special needs. Some prefer staying with Indian in Australia where as some would love to stay with Australian to get a firsthand experience into their culture. The list varies and finding the right match can be a long and tiring process.

With due research and leveraging your known network, friends and family in Australia things can become easy and is the recommended approach. The best option is if your friends and family are happy for you to stay with them initially. If not, then they too would need to follow the long and tiring process of finding the right accommodation for you.

While the process of ‘How to find  accommodation in Australia’ can we tricky, it’s definitely not impossible to find the right match. Through our experience, we have come up with few tips for you so that you are a step ahead of the game of ‘How to find an accommodation in Australia’

-Type of accommodation

Knowing what type of accommodation, you require, saves you a lot of time before kick starting your research of finding the right accommodation in Australia. Questions you need to ask yourself before you make a decision.

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Rental accommodation choose wisely or face the music

 Rental accommodation choose wisely or face the music

-Type of area

Knowing what type of area your accommodation is located is the next step in finding the right accommodation in Australia. Things you need to consider before you make that decision.

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– Making the final decision

Finally, you need to be prepared to ask the following questions and seek answers from your prospective landlord whosoever it might be before making the final decision.

Questions you need ask

1)Accommodation Suburb location
2)Accommodation Pictures
3)Rent, bond and minimum stay requirement
4)What all is included in the rent
5) Proximity to Transport
6) Proximity to Indian grocery store
7) Indian community
8) Proximity to School
9) Lifestyle
10) Any particular feature which you like in the accommodation etc.

Answer you may need to provide to land

1)Room Preference: Dometry/Single/Twin/Double
2)Start date
3)Number of weeks
5)Will you live with: young children/older children No children/ don’t care.
6)What are your hobbies?
7)Your favourite foods:
8)Foods you do not eat?
9)Do you smoke? Yes/no
10)Will you accept a placement with animals? Yes/no
11)Special Requests?
12)Do you take medication? If yes, please describe:
13)Do you suffer from allergies, If yes, please describe:
14)Your Job/occupation to make sure how will you pay rent
15)Any references?

If you are overwhelmed with the whole process and have an Australian visa or already in Australia looking for settlement in Australia please fill the form of ‘Application for Accommodation Search or Job Search’ from the Downloads and send us through email.

About the Author:

During our co-founders initial days in Australia he has experienced struggle to find cheap accommodation,job,genuine support and some times ignorance from my own fellow Indians. While his experience is not unique but he wanted to make sure it doesn't happen to anyone else.He bring with him 16 years of rich experience working with Global corporations both in India & Australia.Our founder aim through this portal is to support Indian travelers to Australia for migration, education, work and travel, minimizing the cultural change impact while providing tangible cost benefits.


  1. App Development Bangalore January 20, 2017 at 4:55 am

    Great article, Thanks for your great information, the content is quiet interesting. I will be waiting for your next post.

  2. GST Registration Delhi May 26, 2017 at 12:49 pm

    Interesting. Your instructions look clear but I’m not very good at this so I hope this will work well for me. Thanks for the tips!

  3. Indianconnection May 28, 2017 at 8:16 am

    Thanks we at look forward to assist Indian in Delhi moving to Australia

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