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Why rent with LJ Hooker

If you are looking for property to rent anywhere in Australia, LJ Hooker should be your first port of call. We are one of the largest property managers in the region, taking care of properties all across the country.

We value your time and have come up with a number of innovative solutions to ensure your rental journey is as efficient and straightforward as possible. From easy online searches and applications to helping you set up automated rent payments and providing best of breed ongoing support. We are here to make your renting journey easy and stress-free.

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A guide to renting your first home

Are you moving out for the first time and need to rent a place to call home? Knowing how to choose a rental can sometimes be overwhelming, especially if it is your first time renting. There are so many options out there and so much to consider.

Luckily, our experienced property managers are here to share their guidance and tips. They will help you look for your next rental property and will make sure that the experience is stress-free.

Renting guides for your State or Territory

Are you looking at renting a home but not sure where to start? Is it your first rental in a new state? Or is it simply your first move out of home?

To help you navigate the rental process and find your new home sooner we have compiled these in-depth state and territory guides full of everything you need to know.

From where you should look for a rental property and how to determine your wish list, the value of inspections and what to look for, the best way to apply for a rental property, the costs of renting, including those charges that are State or Territory-based. We also cover condition reports and tenancy agreements and what you need to be aware of.

Select your State or Territory and get up to speed on all you need to know about renting property. 

What you need to look for in a rental property

Here is a simple checklist of practical things to consider to help you determine your rental wish list. From location to features of the property, through to where to look for a rental home and what to consider when inspecting a property.

Applying for a rental property

Getting your rental application right is very important if you want to secure a good rental property as competition is tough.

Here is an overview of what you should include in your rental application to make it stand out and get accepted. We cover the documents you require, walk you through reference letters and creating a strong rental application.

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Understanding a tenancy agreement

A tenancy agreement (or lease) is a written agreement between a tenant or resident and a property manager / owner. As it is a legally binding contract spending time reviewing and understanding what is in the agreement before you sign it is critical. Here is a look at what you need to review.

Benefit from our expertise

With more than 90 years of experience, we've been successfully renting real estate for generations. We have an extensive library of articles, checklists, eBooks and online tools to help you find answers to all your questions.

How to Win a Rental Application
How to Win a Rental Application
Looking to rent a property? Follow our tips to give yourself the best chance of being the successful applicant.
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Moving into a New Rental Guide
Moving into a New Rental Guide
Will you be moving into a new rental property? LJ Hooker has prepared a guide for tenants wanting to make a smooth move.
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Renting Real Estate FAQs
Looking to rent a home but still have loads of questions? LJ Hooker has over 130,000 properties under management and have over 85 years experience in helping tenants. Here is our list of frequently asked questions which hopefully will help you.
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Moving home soon?

LJ Hooker Assist is here to help make it a stress-free time so you can settle into your new neighbourhood. We offer a free connection service plus other great options. 

Experience LJ Hooker Assist
  1. The free, no stress way to arrange all of your home moving needs.
  2. Save up to 3 hours of your time.
  3. Arrange your core home moving needs in one call.
  4. You connect with some of Australia’s leading suppliers.

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