If finding a roommate is on your to-do list for 2021, we are here to help! Searching for the perfect roommate can be stressful. It is important to find someone who is not only reliable and financially stable, but also someone who can become a great friend. Check out some resources below that will help you find the perfect roommate before your next move!
There are so many online resources that will help you find your next roommate. These websites and apps allow you to set your criteria such as location, budget, hobbies, interests, personality traits, etc. No matter what your circumstances may be, the following websites and apps below have proven reliable to match you with potential individuals who are also looking to move in with someone.
Word of Mouth
Asking family members or current/mutual friends is one of the best ways to find a roommate you know you can trust. Send out a message on social media to see if anyone is interested in becoming your roommate, and if someone responds take the time to get to know them if you don’t already. Meet up, discuss your roommate requirements, and see if you both can come to an agreement.
Once you have found a potential roommate it is important to ask a lot of questions to ensure that you both are a good fit for living with one another. Below is a list of questions you should ask when considering someone as a potential roommate:
- Do you have a steady job with a reliable income?
- Do you have any pets?
- Do you have any allergies I should be aware of?
- What is your day-to-day schedule like?
- What is your opinion on overnight guests?
- What do you like to do for fun?
- What are your hobbies/interests?
- On a scale of 1-10 how cleanly are you?
We hope our quick list of tips on finding a roommate are helpful to you in your search! If you and your new roommate are ready to make your move into a new home, give your friends at Fry-Wagner a call today to receive a free moving estimate!