Roommates

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Help, My Boyfriend’s a Bad Roommate!

Tuesday, July 7th, 2009

You’ve met somebody. You’ve fallen in love. You move in together.

This chain of events may sound familiar, but it’s worth stopping it before it gets to the third step. Just because you’ve found that certain someone doesn’t mean that you’ve found the best roommate ever.

Maybe you’ve landed a girlfriend who completely refuses to ever vacuum or your boyfriend has a reputation for never having washed a dish in his life. Either way, there are some steps you

Roommate Survival Guide

Tuesday, August 6th, 2013
Group of friends moving into new home smiling

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 the rent with a roommate. Having a roommate can be fun, but don’t be naïve and think that always getting along with your …

4 Ways to Find a Roommate

Friday, July 15th, 2011

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 looking for the right roommate you need to make sure that you calculate the cost of rent, the terms and conditions regarding the use of

How to Deal with an Alcoholic Roommate

Friday, July 8th, 2011

If you live with someone that has a drinking problem, you must know how to deal with an alcoholic roommate.

Dealing with an Alcoholic Roommate

If your roommate is an alcoholic who often gets aggressive and violent, it would be right on your part to insist that he should stop drinking if he wants to continue living on the premises. Talk to the person and about the problem and express your concerns. You must ensure that your roommate pays the …

How to Evict a Roommate who Breaks the Rental Agreement

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011

You must learn how to evict a roommate with minimum stress if the person concerned breaks the rental agreement by behaving in a disorderly manner or refusing to pay the rent.

How to Evict a Roommate

If you are unhappy with the conduct of a roommate, request for your landlord to issue the roommate a request to pay the rent on time or behave in a proper manner. The notice can also include the clause that the tenant should leave …