Topic: Find a Roommate

The College Roommate Search Has Gone Social!

The College Roommate Search Has Gone Social!

June 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

It’s no surprise that college students are turning to social media to find their future roommates. After all, teens and young adults are constantly plugged into social networks, and they tend to prefer social media as their primary form of communication. Utilizing social networks such as Facebook, Twitter, and Google+ to find a college roommate […]

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How to Use Social Media to Find a College Roommate

March 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

Giving students more control over their living situations results in fewer conflicts. [1] Social media connects billions of people from all over the world, so why not use it to find your college roommate?   Facebook™ Check with the college to see if there’s a Facebook group for incoming students. [1] Post a status update […]

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Where can I find roommates?

April 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

Looking for roommates can be a real challenge. While it might be tempting to just split the bill and go your own separate ways, that isn’t how things usually go. Here are some good places to begin your search: •    Your friends and family. If you can live with someone you already know than you […]

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What are the basic things I’ll need to keep in mind when looking for a roommate?

April 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

Coming up with a roommate search checklist can be a great idea for knowing what you can and can’t handle. Set some criteria for yourself and stick to it when looking for someone to share your space. Anything can go on the list, but make sure to include the following basics to narrow down the […]

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What should be included in a roommate agreement?

April 25, 2012 | 2 Comments

Drafting a roommate agreement can save roommates from having serious issues or problems with one another. Not only does it require communication, but it can help resolve any disagreements if they come up. Issues that should be covered include: Each person’s share of the rent, utilities and how much they contributed to the security deposit. […]

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What information should you consider sharing with a potential roommate?

April 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

When you are actively on a roommate search, you can forget to put yourself out there for the other person to get to know a bit. Letting potential roommates know who you are should be part of the process. Here are some things to consider sharing when you are talking seriously with someone about sharing […]

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