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5 Best Rental Items When Moving to a Share House, Flat or Dorm

Many people find themselves stuck when they finally move into their own place. Their money has been spent and they are unable to purchase much needed day-to-day appliances and furniture. These items are often too expensive to buy outright.

So after moving there will a be a time when people will go without essential items or resort to buying something second hand just to get by.

There is a lot of advice and information on which appliances and furniture you will need for a new house. But it is hard to find information on which items are good for a share house, a flat or moving into student accommodation.

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Direct Appliance Rentals offers a rent to buy option with no upfront costs. You can pick from a huge range of the most up to date, high quality household items. All available at affordable prices.

So, what are the 5 best rental items for your new property type?

Share House

Share houses normally have kitchen appliances essentials that all tenants shared. So lets kit out your room to make it a place you can call home:

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40” Ffalcon Full HD TV From only $10 per week this TV is a complete steal. Equipped with LED LCD and Full HD. 40 inch is the perfect size, so it won’t take up too much valuable space. You can get ready for action after you have set up your game console.

Nintendo Switch LiteThis item starts at just $17 per week. A complete bargain as it will keep you entertained for hours at a time. When not in use it can easily be stored away, as it doesn’t take up much room.


Tyler Sofa Bed Do you want the benefit of having a bedroom and living room? But you are struggling to find the space in your room? Then this sofa bed is the perfect choice for you. And at $28 per week it is also a great option for anyone on a budget.

3.5KW Portable Air conFrom $20 per week.Share houses can get heat up quickly in summer. Especially if there is not adequate cooling in each room! This portable air con is a great solution. The best thing is if your move it will not be a hassle to take with you.

Top Mount 239lt FridgeIf you do not want your food in the shared fridge and have a little extra room in your room. This is a great idea at from only $16 per week and perfect to fit your food and drinks in for 1-2 people.  Could even get a microwave to put on top for even more convenience.


So, what do we need the most to start out a new life in a new flat that is not going to break the bank?

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Fantastic range of quality rentals items for your new home!

400lt Top Mount Fridge (white)This is probably the most important appliance to have. Not only for food, but for the beer and wine. This Fridge is a great size if you’re are a young family or like to entertain. From only $21 per week it’s a steal.

Jacob 3 Seater Fabric SofaThis is a great sized lounge. Stylishly designed it looks cozy and comfortable in any sized space. From only $22 per week.

6kg Front Load WasherCompact, budget friendly and a good size. This washer is ideal for any flat and suitable for a couple or small family. From only $11 per week.

Taylor Queen Bed and MattressFrom just $34 per week. This sleek stylish queen size bed can make any flat feel like home. And we will all want a comfortable bed for our new home.

Hisense 65” 4k Smart TVWant to entertain in style, or are you just after a fancy nice sized TV for you and your family? Then this is for you. It packs a punch for the latest technology with a small price tag, only $37 per week.

Student Accommodation

Are you moving to university and living on site, check out these rentals to make your dorm room comfortable. Your new home away from home.

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Single Bed with StorageYou’ll need a bed if the room didn’t come with one or maybe you just prefer your own. This bed will be perfect with added drawers and headboard storage. From only $21 per week.

Akai 32” Smart TVFrom only $12 per week. This TV isperfect for those days you just want to chill in front of the TV. It is a fabulous size for students as it doesn’t take up much room.

Veronica Bookcase 5 TierNeed more storage for your books or even for your personal items? This bookcase case is ideal and costs only $12 per week too!!

HP 250 G7 LaptopIts basically impossible to study these days without a good modern laptop. This HP at just $21 per week, a great size screen and packed with the latest tech.

JBL Charge 4 Portable Bluetooth SpeakerYou might think it a little odd to add this as an essential item. But it can be relaxing having some music on in the back ground while you are studying. Then amp it up when you are getting ready for a night out. From just $7 per week it is also portable and connects to your phone.


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