Flats are expensive hence most people can’t really afford to actually buy one. In that situation the only path open to you would be to lease an apartment. Although you aren’t buying a flat you need to be as careful as you would have been when buying one. You need to be very careful about where you put down your signature. This is important is as once you sign you can’t get the clauses changed without going to courts which will be messy and long and most probably not affordable to you. You need to be fully aware of your situation before you sign anything.
First of all check and find an area that you would like to live in. This is important as you don’t really want to end up in a neighborhood with thieves and other forms of violence do you? Now of course for some people this is not the most important things on their mind as they are simply looking for some form of comfort inn at Aden Mudgee. But you need to at least be somewhat careful. You could of course hire an agent to do the searching for you but they can tend to be expensive sometimes. But if you have the money they would make life much easier for you. If you are planning it doing it on your own you could always check the classified section in the newspapers to find advertisements of flats for rent.
When it comes down to picking place things you could consider would be is how far away it is from your place of work or your college. At the end of the day what matters is your comfort. If your new place involves a lot of commute to get to your daily schedule it would make your life a living hell, you will constantly be too worn out to do anything else. If you are someone who likes take out a lot you could always check whether there are any good take out places in the area. These are but a few things to consider. At this point I must express the fact that it is very important that you visit the place more than once if possible before you decide on anything. The advertisement may say family retreats at NSW but it may not reveal its true colors without being out under close inspection.
Once you are satisfied with these other things you need to you need to sign the agreement. For this make sure that you take your time and read every word of it. Pay special attention as to the services that you are supposed to be receiving from the landlord, see if he is trying to exclude himself from any liability etc. it is of paramount importance to see how the landlord can terminate the lease and the reasons that he needs to have before he can do so. It could not be in his favor. It would also be advisable to be certain about what utilities he would be able to provide you with. All in all read everything carefully before you sign anything. As long as you do you should be fine.