Blog

Michael Wood on Your Property Empire, Sky Business

Michael Wood on Your Property Empire

BondSure’s founder Michael Wood appeared on Your Property Empire hosted by Chris Gray on Sky News Business Channel on 29th May 2017 to discuss BondSure’s Rental Bond Loans and Rental Bond Insurance which is an Australian first. Video Transcription Chris Gray: Moving home could be a very costly exercise, especially if you’re renting and you […]

Starting a Tenancy in NSW?

Starting a New Tenancy in NSW

As a new tenant in New South Wales, you have rights under the Residential Tenancies Act 2010 and Residential Tenancies Act Regulation 2010. Wondering what that means for you? You’ve come to the right place! This blog post explains NSW laws about starting a tenancy. It covers information about different types of tenancy agreements, additional […]

New Tenant Checklist – NSW

New Tenant Checklist NSW

Ready to start a tenancy in New South Wales? At the start of your tenancy, there’s a number of things that you should be given that are there to protect you when you enter into a lease agreement. You’re committing to a legally binding contract and there won’t be a cooling-off period, so you’ll definitely […]

How to keep the peace living with flatmates

Houseshare Flatmates

Living in a shared house isn’t always like an episode of Friends. Sometimes, renting in a flatshare can mean the occasional butting of heads. Here is a simple guide on how to keep the peace when you live with flatmates in a share house. Set boundaries early on This is one of the most important […]

A BondSure Sponsored Holiday

BondSure Sponsored Holiday

Paying your bond upfront can be pretty disheartening – you’re parting with a large sum of money that you could use elsewhere. If your tenancy is between 6 and 12 months and the bond is no more than $5,000, you may qualify for a rental bond loan from BondSure. The bond can be repaid either […]

Finding the right suburb to rent in

Brisbane, Australia

Whether you’re a seasoned renter or looking for a rental property for the first time, it’s important to follow a process to ensure that you find and secure a property that meets your needs and is in the right suburb. Here are a few important considerations: Define what you want Before you even start looking […]

Saving Tips: How To Save While Renting

Money

One of the less exciting aspects of renting is undoubtedly the budgeting. Splitting your money adequately between all your needs is a struggle that many renters face. Here are a few tips on how to save while renting. Subscription services Subscription services like Netflix, Stan and Spotify can save you money in more than one […]

Best Indoor Plants: Top Tips on Plants for Apartments

Cacti make great indoor plants

If you’re looking to brighten up your apartment, adding some greenery can be a simple way to breathe some life into your home. Plants can act as a natural filter to help get rid of pollutants in the air, and there are many low-maintenance plants to choose from. Here is a breakdown of some of […]

How to Declutter Your Home

Declutter Your Home

Have you just settled into your apartment? Are you a hoarder? Or do you just need a big clean out? Whatever your motivation, trying to minimise the clutter in your home is no easy feat. However, once you remove all the excess that’s building up in your home, your living spaces may feel refreshed and […]

Tips for Working From Home – Be Productive!

Work From Home Tips

Working from home gives many people the flexibility to keep their own hours in the comfort of their own home. However, sometimes it can get too comfortable, and may actually hinder your productivity levels. Here are some tips that will help optimise your home for work and play. Have a defined work space This is […]