Category Archives Roommates

roommate debate

Living with a roommate will undoubtedly come with some disagreements here and there. One that could arise before even moving in is the debate surrounding who gets  the larger bedroom. Luckily, there’s a few quick and easy ways to solve…

roommate

Which is better: living alone or with a roommate? There’s no right answer to this question — it depends on you and your preferences. If you’re trying to decide whether to fly solo or start auditioning potential roommates, you may…

think before renting

Getting ready to move into your first apartment can be incredibly intimidating; renting an apartment is a pretty big deal. There are a LOT of things to consider. When it's your first time, there can be enough new information to make your head spin. Here are the important things to think about BEFORE you start your apartment-hunting process. This list can save you from making some costly mistakes.

Roommate negotiation

Living with a new roommate can be fraught. Even if you have experience sharing space with strangers, the two (or more) of you might have habits and quirks that occasionally irritate each other. Establishing some compromises early on can make life easier, however. [find-an-apartment] Read on for some helpful tips for negotiating with a roommate.

Roommate Search How to Find Your Roommate Soul Mate

The roommate relationship is like no other. Sharing a living space means letting all of your habits and quirks hang out-- you won't be able to hide forever that you shower less than is typically considered "normal" or that you…

Have you ever felt lonely, unhappy or out of place? Even the happiest and most well adjusted of people can experience loneliness from time to time due to a variety of factors, so you are not alone. In honor of…

Moving in together is a huge deal for any couple. It’s incredibly appealing because you can split costs and chores, and no longer worry about keeping up two places. Wouldn’t it be romantic to wake up with your sweetie every single day? Of course! But there are many pros and cons to consider before you take the relationship-changing leap of living together. Here are 10 tips to make sure you’re moving in together for the right reasons and to make this relationship transition a little more harmonious.

roommate decor war

Even if you've found the perfect roommate, challenges will eventually arise. One of the first battles that you and your roomie may face is how to decorate your new space. [find-an-apartment] Your style is simple and contemporary while your roommate likes lots of adornments and antiques. Even with opposite styles, don’t let your roommate ruckus get out of hand. Here are some simple ways to settle the decor war!

cleaning tools you'll need

Whether you're in your first apartment or someone else used to buy the stuff to keep your place clean, here’s a shopping list of cleaning tools and products you need, for cleaning your apartment. First, let’s tackle the items you’ll…

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