Renting in Mackay can be challenging for those that don’t know the market. A recent boom in Mackay has seen vacancy rates as low as 1%. If you are an investor that’s good news. If you want to rent, it’s not.
History has shown that having a local consultant with local knowledge will give you the best opportunity to secure a rental. The market is tight and you need to act fast, so tap into the local knowledge and stay ahead of the pack.
We can help you find a rental in Mackay.Your best bet is to complete your rental forms in advance. Tap into our local knowledge and lean on use for advice.
In the event you have already arrived and not secured a rental, there are other options. You can opt to rent a short-term holiday apartment or motel room.
You may find a private rental or breaklease through your own means. Whatever you do, speak with us first. There are some options we would not encourage. Some people have paid a deposit before moving up, only to find the property was already let or worse, doesn’t exist. This often happens when scammers place false or misleading ads on social media or classified websites. Be aware.
A recent search of ‘rental properties Mackay area’ produces a minefield of choices and can become overwhelming very quickly. Our team have access to the best Mackay Rental Agents in the region, so if you need solid advice and a headstart, contact us. We know that clients searching for Rental Properties – Mackay Area on Google often want to know what is available. In some cases, our Mackay Real Estate Agents will have a list of stock coming up. This is ideal if you need a rental property urgently.
At the time of writing this Rental Properties Mackay Area post, we have seen a high spike in people wanting to rent in the region. It is very competitive. The rental market will cycle up and down over time. Be patient and you’ll find a home.
Everyone and their dog is looking for rentals in Mackay at the moment. If you are an investor, that’s great news. If you are a tenant seeking a property, it’s tough news. Rentals in Mackay are few and far between at the moment. Some properties are being snapped up within 24 hours of listing. It is not uncommon to have up to 60 applications per property. The most sought after rentals in Mackay have to be properties with large sheds, or those near the Mackay Suburbs of Ooralea and West Mackay. For rentals in Mackay, some tenants are paying $250 per week for a 1 bedroom flat, up to $500+ a week for a 4 bedroom home.