Tips for Living with Roommates Successfully

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Tips for Living with Roommates SuccessfullyPresented by:Templeton Properties

Define in advance the house rules for what to do when theres a conflict.

Make sure to understand what each of you defines as clean. If you dont it can be the root of many issues.

Make a list of who does what chores in the apartment and stick to it.

Live with someone whose financial situation and spending habits are similar to yours.

Dont borrow money from or lend money to your roommate. No, no, no.

Make sure bills are handled equally so each person has a say in what is spent.

A weekly check-in with how things are doing will go a long way to support good communication.

If theres a problem, address it right away. Dont let it have time to get worse.

If theres a problem, address it right away. Dont let it have time to get worse.

Find out whether you have similar lifestyles in advance of deciding to live together.

Let yourself trust that your roomie really does have good intentions, even when it may not seem so.

Be proactive. Dont wait for your roommate to do his share of the work. If it needs doing, do it.

Talk about it. Even simply asking how was your day makes it easier to get along.

Clarify what each roommate defines as clean otherwise you could be in for trouble.

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