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How to Improve a Roommate Relationship
Roommates

How to Improve a Roommate Relationship

Julia Paz | 12/21/20
 Roommates can be friends, family, and sometimes even strangers. All of these kinds of roommates can have altercations that lead to bad relationships. It’s on those roommates to work to improve that bond so they can co-exist peacefully. These tips will help roommates improve their relationship and hopefully allow you to enjoy your shared home even more.   
6 Socially Distant Activities to do With Roommates
Roommates

6 Socially Distant Activities to do With Roommates

Julia Paz | 11/27/20
The days of social distancing are still very much here - if you’ve recently moved into a coliving home, what do you do? To keep everyone safe, you should stick to socially distant activities while the Coronavirus pandemic continues. If you’re looking for some inspiration, we have some ideas right here!
10 Ways to be a Good Neighbor
Roommates

10 Ways to be a Good Neighbor

Julia Paz | 11/13/20
Neighbors are the people who are always there. Though you may not interact with them, they exist. Stay on good terms with your neighbor, as they are the people you have to see daily. Being cordial with your neighbor makes living, no matter where you are, much easier.
How to Save Money as Roommates
Roommates

How to Save Money as Roommates

Julia Paz | 11/12/20
Just moved into a coliving home? Have you been living with housemates for a while? Whatever situation your house is in, you might wonder how you can save some money as a group. This article will give you some ideas about doing just that.
Tips For Finding a Good Roommate
Roommates

Tips For Finding a Good Roommate

Taylor Fisher | 11/6/20
Finding a roommate can be stressful, scary, and nerve-racking. Here are some tips to make roommate hunting a breeze and not your living nightmare.
What is a Roommate Agreement and Why is it Important?
Roommates

What is a Roommate Agreement and Why is it Important?

Julia Paz | 11/4/20
No matter who your roommate is or where you’re living, it’s important to set up a roommate agreement. A roommate agreement puts into writing the duties, rules, and obligations that are expected of each roommate. If one roommate was to not follow through with the roommate agreement, this document could be used to prove that the roommate initially agreed to that rule. This agreement also lays out exactly what each roommate expects of the other, which removes any stress or worry that may occur without it. Overall, roommate agreements make coexisting simpler for everyone involved. These are the most important ideas to cover on a roommate agreement.