Guide to renting out your room

Here’re some tips I’ve learnt over the years sharing apartments. Some are only applicable if you live in the state of NSW in Australia.



Pre interview

Face to face interview

This is a lot like a job interview and just like one, there are two components to it: their ability to do their job (in this case, their ability to pay the rent on time), and whether they fit the culture (in this case, whether their personality is compatible with yours). So you’ll be asking two sets of questions, tastefully interleaved, to assess both:

Can they pay the rent on time?

Are they a good fit?

General Interview Tips

Post interview


During their stay

After and beyond