HOOD x Mission Australia partnership: helping vulnerable families find permanent housing

HOOD is proud to announce a partnership with Mission Australia – an integrated nationwide service that helps people find safe and affordab

Tips & Guides

The best moving house checklist ever

Moving can be daunting and a lot of work. We want you to know it doesn’t have to be this way. We’ve put together the best moving house c

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How to secure the rental property you want

In the market for a new place? Here's a guide from HOOD packed full of tips and tricks for finding and securing the rental property you real

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How to tell your landlord you’re moving out + free email template

Moving soon? Not sure how to break it off with your landlord? Here's HOOD's step-by-step guide on communicating your intentions to find new

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How much does it cost to move house in Australia?

Whether you’re doing it yourself or hiring professionals, moving into a new place can cost a lot. Here is HOOD's breakdown of everything y

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How electricity connection fees work in Australia

Unpacking boxes in the dark? Doesn’t sound like much fun, so you’d better get your electricity connection sorted before moving day. Here

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Cost of living in Australia: how to budget for household utilities and expenses

Here’s HOOD's Australian cost of living breakdown for housing, utilities and general expenses such as groceries, travel and clothing. Bre

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Melbourne cost of living: monthly household expenses breakdown

Moving in or to Melbourne? Here’s HOOD's essential breakdown to help you budget for monthly utilities, housing and household expenses. Br

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Sydney cost of living: housing, utilities, expenses breakdown

Thinking of moving to Sydney? Here’s HOOD's breakdown to help with your monthly utilities, housing and expenses budgeting. Breakdown


Can I still move house during lockdown?

Can you still move during lockdown? Yes! But there may be a few catches depending on which state you live in, HOOD explains. For some Aus