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Why a Message Board Is Great with Roommates

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When you have roommates, you will undoubtedly see each other and talk on a regular basis. Even if you don’t, there are a number of ways to connect with your roommate these days, be it through text message, social media, email or even phone calls if they don’t happen to be at the apartment. However, […] read more

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Merging Furniture with a Roommate

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Whether you’re going to rent an apartment with a significant other or a friend, there’s one thing a lot of roommates forget to talk about before Moving Day: what furniture do you both have, and what furniture will you actually need? More than likely, you won’t need two sofas and two dining room tables. Read […] read more

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4 Important Questions to ask Prospective Roommates

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A new roommate is both an exciting and nerve-wracking thing to have—but a necessary one. As you most likely know, having roommates allows people to afford apartments with amenities, sizes or locations they could otherwise never afford since each roommate is paying a share of the rent and bills. The only catch is that you […] read more

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What’s Your Roommate Profile?

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Do you love the idea of sharing the rent, but dread the very concept of having to split the apartment down the middle (or in quarters)? This may be due to the fact that you haven’t honed in on your roommate profile—that all-important gauge of the sort of roommate you’d make, and of the personality […] read more

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The Key to Finding a Great Roommate

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Whether you’re looking to make some extra money on the side by renting out a room or looking for a house share, a good roommate is something that will make your life significantly better. Unfortunately, for some people finding the right roommate can seem impossible. The good news is that it doesn’t have to be. With a […] read more

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10 Essential Questions for Prospective Roommates

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We’ve all heard that the fastest way to ruin a friendship is to become roommates. Or is it that roommates are besties for life? Should you risk the friendship for cheaper rent? Or what if you’re moving somewhere totally new and have only Craigslist ads to guide your apartment hunt? Is it possible to find […] read more

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Living With a Roomate? Some Advice

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  Finding the perfect apartment is no easy task. Securing the perfect roommate is near impossible. When moving in with someone, two people will understandably have conflicting ideas when it comes to decorating, cleanliness, bills, groceries, and more. However, if talked about beforehand, most potential issues can be curtailed from the very beginning. I have […] read more

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Roommate Survival Guide

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By Sharone Ben-Harosh There are some people who truly enjoy having a roommate because they like having someone around, but most people choose to have a roommate simply for the financial help. The cost of living continues to rise, and even an established professional can struggle to pay bills or live the lifestyle they enjoy without splitting […] read more

4 Ways to Find a Roommate

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Finding a roommate shouldn’t be a difficult task if you plan ahead of time. If it’s the first time you’re looking for a roommate you need to keep a few things in mind so that you can share your apartment with the right person. Determine the Type of Roommate You Want Before you actually start […] read more