For many people the first thing they want to do is race out and rent a flat well this can be rather expensive and in many cases ties you down, particularly if you are a person that likes to change.
Although it may not suit everyone, there are cheaper alternatives out there, such as caravans, tents or even backpacker hostels which are great to get you out of a bind but are they really a longer term choice.
Surely there is another way, you bet there is why else would I be mentioning the horrible alternatives above, this is to shock and awe, that right I want you to think of another way.
Why Not Try To Share
So the title of this article gave it away? Well that may be, but many people never consider the option of shared accommodation and this is a shame as there are a lot of benefits to be gained.
You can save thousands and have quiet a good experience by becoming a flatmate, sure for some people this could have connotations of pain but if you have the time and allow some latitude in your attitude you can have quiet a rewarding experience.
There are a few risked involved with sharing, you may end up disliking the person or people you live with, but on the other hand, you could well form lifelong friendships with these people too.
We get a lot of great feedback from people regarding the joys of shared accommodation. The utmost reason is the reduced cost of living when you share the costs with other people.
Now you have all that information it is time to go and find your dream place. But how? Try your local newspaper first, then the internet. But some of the easiest places to find shared accommodation is notice boards at your University or shopping centre or local shops.
Looking to find the best deal on Share Accommodation, then visit www.sharerent.com.au to find the best advice on Finding A Flatmate for you.