Roommates

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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

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

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

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

How to Deal with an Alcoholic Roommate

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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 […] read more

How to Evict a Roommate who Breaks the Rental Agreement

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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 […] read more

Three People, Two Rooms: How to Divide Living Expenses

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If you have three people living in a two bedroom apartment, you may be confused about how to divide your living expenses. While typically living expenses between two roommates are divided equally, a third roommate makes the calculation a little more difficult. Base It on the Bathrooms If two of the three roommates are sharing […] read more