For pet owners today’s rental market to be especially challenging.
Despite being nation of animal lovers with one of the highest pet ownership rates in the world, many pet owners struggle to find rentals which suit them and their pets.
The quest to find a pet friendly rental can seem daunting. However, this doesn’t have to be the case. If you want to secure a rental for you and your pet, it’s important for you to see your pet through your landlord’s eyes. With some careful planning and preparation, you can find the right property for you and your furry companion.
Earlier this month Alexandra Thomas, Rental Department Manager with Edward Thomas Real Estate in Kensington, gave us her tips to help renting pet owners find a pet friendly rental property.
We would like to thank Edward Thomas for their continued support of The Lost Dogs’ Home. If you are looking for property in the Kensington or North Melbourne area you can contact Edward Thomas Real Estate on (03) 9376 3322 or view their website at edwardthomas.com.au
For more information about renting with pets visit the Tenants Union of Victoria at tuv.org.au
You can also view the Australian Companion Animal Council’s Renting with Pets guide at acac.org.au/pdf/ACAC_Renting_with_Pets.pdf