Articles Tagged: Roommates
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4 Tip’s To Find A Not So Horrible Roommate

Finding a good roommate is though, it can even be torture. And this is bad news considering that between 2007-2010 “the number of shared households had increased by 11.4 percent” according to a report on the U.S census findings for shared housing by Laryssa Mykyta and Suzanne Macartney. They conclude that “In 2010, shared households […]

By  John Brown
| Filed Under: Moving,Roommates,Tips & Tricks

Best Friend, Worst Roommate?

The age-old question: should I live with my good friend? …And by “age-old,” I mean “several decades old, since more than just rich kids started to go to college, women included, young adults stopped living with their parents until marriage, and people have been allowed to choose their own roommates rather than being assigned by […]

By  Caitlin Morgan
| Filed Under: Friends,Roommates

Couch Surfer Compensation Packages

Couch Surfer Compensation Packages As we alluded to in our recent Apartment Pet Peeves series (posted on the MyNewPlace Facebook page), we have an additional guest staying with us for a month. That guest was our 4th roommate until a lovely couple we knew from Colorado arrived on July 1st. So, our old roommate had […]

By  localtalk
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How to Post an Ad to Find a Good Roommate

As I was saying on Friday, we need a new roommate at our San Francisco Apartment and we have exhausted Step 1 and Step 2 (email and facebook) of How to Find a Good Roommate.   Thus, my roommates and I must proceed onto Step 3, contacting the general public. Now, this is both exciting […]

By  localtalk
| Filed Under: Relationships,Roommates

How to Find a Good Roommate

The time has come for our apartment to bid a sorrowful adieu to one of our roommates. And although we will miss her, our attention must inevitably turn to finding a replacement. So how do we find one person who we think will fit in with our whole apartment life scene that we’ve got going […]

By  localtalk
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Finding a Good Roommate for Your Apartment

Your roommate can have just as great an impact on your apartment as the neighborhood in which you live or the amenities that your apartment offers. You are going to want the atmosphere within your apartment to be geared towards your lifestyle just as much as you would like the neighborhood in which you live […]

By  localtalk
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Getting along with Roommates

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. This notable quote is an apt description of life with roommates. Of course it can be great to live in a situation with others and share your experiences, but it is also important to have a comfortable personal space. Since everyone has different […]

By  localtalk
| Filed Under: Roommates

What to do with a Sick Roommate

Coming down with a cold when you share an apartment for rent almost always leads to a widespread epidemic amongst the roommates. Living in a communal apartment is not very conducive to quarantine. There are, however, some preventative steps you can take that may mitigate the spread of disease. At the very least, your roommates […]

By  localtalk
| Filed Under: Roommates