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Me and my partner moving to Adelaide in 2nd week of Nov 2017

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Me and my partner are moving to Adelaide from Dubai in the 2nd week of November and are looking for short term (or long term) rental places not too far from the city (with convenient access to public transport).

Can someone refer some suitable places or websites for a 1 bed or studio rental. It seems that onset of Summer is a peak / busy time and rentals are hard to come by.

Also, what documents /proof, etc. do I need to get a place on rent? Any suggestions are welcome.

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Welcome to the forum.  I've moved your post because it's not really a rental available, but if you look through that section you may find a suitable short term let.  Alternatively have a look at air BnB or Stayz.com.au or just google self catering holiday accomodation. For a longer term let have a look on realestate.com.au.  Most long term lets require you to go and view in person before you can rent them so you are best to take a holiday let somewhere for a couple of weeks while you find somewhere longer term.  Use google maps to check where areas are in relation to the city.  You can also use it to find public transport options.

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Thank you NicF for the information.  Sorry for posting it under the wrong topic, thanks for moving it to the correct one. Will consider your advise.

 

 

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Hello Samwise  look online for rental agencies online and get in touch with them by email / phone some are familiar names, our house is rented through Century 21 

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Hi sam, having just moved here I was in a similar situation. Initially I booked an air bnb in north adelaide for 2 weeks. It was cheaper than a hotel and allowed us to cook/ wash our clothes etc. I've now moved to a rental. For this you will need enough money for a bond (6 weeks rent) and then usually 2-4 weeks rent in advance. They wanted proof of identity passport and driving licence, references  from previous rental (if available) and proof of earnings e.g. Visa/ employment contract so that you can pay it. Check out the websites domain.au or realestate.au to see what's available! 

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