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Will Having a Roommate Raise My Rent?

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You might be thinking about finding a roommate for your rental as a cost-saving measure. Having someone to split rent with sounds pretty sweet, right? But you might be wondering, “Will having a roommate raise my rent?” The basic answer is “probably yes,” but there are a few more things you should understand about how […]

How to Write a Roommate Agreement

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There’s no doubt about it: living with other people comes with challenges. If you’re moving in with roommates, you might be wondering how to avoid conflict. Maybe you’re thinking about setting ground rules or making a chore chart. A roommate agreement is another way of cutting down on potential problems. We’re here to explain exactly […]

7 Things to Keep in Mind When You’re Trying to Find a Roommate

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Trying to find a roommate might sound like a daunting task. How do you find someone you’ll want to share a home with? It’s true––inviting someone into your space can come with some risks. However, if you search carefully, a good roommate can quite literally pay off. Not only will you be splitting rent, but […]