Posts Tagged: finding roommates

The Very Best Way to Find Roommates
The Very Best Way to Find Roommates

The Very Best Way to Find Roommates

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Moving into your first place? A great way to cut costs, make friends, and have fun in your apartment is finding a roommate to live with! Not only are roommates generally nice company to be around, but all of your standard monthly bills could cut in HALF! Think rent, utilities, cable, internet…the list goes on!…
5-Step Guide to Choosing A Roommate
5-Step Guide to Choosing A Roommate

5-Step Guide to Choosing A Roommate

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Roommates can be a great way to save money, and possibly develop new friendships. If your dream apartment comes with a not-so-ideal price point for one, look no further for some great advice on how to make it through the process of choosing a great roommate. 1. Know Thyself Chances are, you will have a…
Finding Roommates 101: Craigslist and Facebook
Finding Roommates 101: Craigslist and Facebook

Finding Roommates 101: Craigslist and Facebook

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
When looking for a first apartment, many people moving out of their parents’ house soon realize is that they just can’t afford their own place. As difficult as that truth is to process, there is one easy(ish) solution: roommates. When moving to a new city, however, you may not know anyone in the area. Or,…
How to Find The Perfect Roommate Share
How to Find The Perfect Roommate Share

How to Find The Perfect Roommate Share

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Roommate shares are increasingly common, whether you’re moving out on your own for the first time, or just trying to get into a more ideal space. But what happens if you don’t have a wide network of friends, to build your own household? Or maybe you’re moving to a new city, or even a new…
Should You Seek Out a Roommate Who’s Different From You?
Should You Seek Out a Roommate Who’s Different From You?

Should You Seek Out a Roommate Who’s Different From You?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
The fat envelope has just arrived from your top-choice college. While you’re still rejoicing, you realize you’ll have to live with a stranger in a dorm room next year. Yes, you’ll have to fill out some forms to get matched up with a roommate, but even before you get there, you need to decide: do you…
Living with a Stranger Roommate vs. BFF Roommate
Living with a Stranger Roommate vs. BFF Roommate

Living with a Stranger Roommate vs. BFF Roommate

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
LIVING WITH A STRANGER ROOMMATE VS. BFF ROOMMATE by Katie Moving into your first apartment can be a daunting task, especially when it comes to figuring out who to live with. Do you ask your best friend to move in? A co-worker?  A stranger?  I’ve lived with someone I found on Craiglist, and I’ve also…
How Katie Found an Apartment and a Roommate Using Craigslist
How Katie Found an Apartment and a Roommate Using Craigslist

How Katie Found an Apartment and a Roommate Using Craigslist

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Our guest blogger Katie tells about her success using Craigslist. “In June of 2010, I got the call that would change my life forever…I landed my first job in NYC! I was really excited to start my job in two weeks, but then quickly realized that I had nowhere to live in the city and…