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  1. June 17, 2015

    […] hunting for a college apartment, the first decision needs to be whether you even want a roommate. If the decision to find an apartment is a financial one, then sharing your apartment makes sense […]

  2. June 23, 2015

    […] discover that even if you have effective methods of choosing a roommate, learning to live with certain unexpected personalities takes some psychological […]

  3. June 25, 2015

    […] living with your best friends may be fun, you also want to choose responsible roommates that pay their rent on time and help out with the utility bills. If it’s just party, party, […]

  4. June 30, 2015

    […] your apartment community doesn’t offer roommate matching, there’s still no reason to panic. Since you most likely would prefer to have roommates that […]

  5. July 1, 2015

    […] Who will handle the rent? Someone has to deal with the landlord. Decide ahead of time how this will be done. Will one check be written? Will each roommate write a check for their portion of the rent? […]

  6. July 6, 2015

    […] Some people like to be surrounded by noise all the time. If they don’t have the TV or music on, they might have people over. Others prefer to work quietly in their rooms and socialize only once in a while. If you’re a noisy person, you might not want to be around a quiet one and vice versa. These are things you can come right out and ask someone you’re considering as a potential roommate. […]

  7. July 12, 2015

    […] life while finding a decent place to rent. Then you had to worry about how to pay that rent, plus what kind of roommates you’d have just for […]

  8. July 15, 2015

    […] roommates for each other. Even if you’ve already decided that you’re going to be roommates, take some extra time to get to know each other before you make that final jump and move in […]

  9. July 24, 2015

    […] a list of personality traits you can’t stand. Suggest your prospective housemate do the same. If you even suspect the […]

  10. August 22, 2016

    […] followed all the advice for picking the perfect roommate. After a little time living together you notice that you and your roommate have very different […]

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