You need to make sure that your new flatmate is fine with all of these things. If they aren’t going to move in in the next couple of days, ask for a deposit to ensure they don’t do a runner on you and leave you in a sticky situation.
Archive > December 2011
Do all the little things like open all the doors, maybe put out some flowers, and show them around the whole place. You need to work out the questions you want to ask before a prospective flatmate arrives. Try to keep the interview in the form of a friendly discussion, but don’t be deflected from [...]
There are many benefits to share accomodation. Living with others can reduce your living costs. The benefits should be assessed, taking in all considerations. Here is a list of the pros and cons of share accomodation.
Share accommodation agencies, which screen prospective flatmates and match them to your requirements and interests, are becoming more popular with people who don’t have the time to interview lots of people. Although this is a great service, there will be a fee involved. First contact The third thing you need to do is to work [...]