Finding a Roommate


Doctor: “Do you use a soap and which one?”

Student: “Wang Wang’s soap.”

Doctor: “Do you brush your teeth and what kind of toothpaste and brush do you use for this?”

Student: “Wang Wang’s toothpaste and brush.”

Doctor: “Is Wang Wang an international brand.”

Student: “Of course not! Wang Wang is my roommate.”


Smart Tips


  • Agree with a roommate about the options for buying the necessities, such as toilet paper, cleaners & etc.
  • Clean up after yourself especially food scraps and any garbage that you have produced.
  • Respect each other, and respect the personal space of everyone living in a home.
  • Discuss any times/ activities that may disturb the peace, e.g. music, parties.
  • Offer a help to each other in any situation – but set clear boundaries.
  • Before agreeing on sharing a home, think about your specific needs.
  • Find out if your roommate has any allergies (food, perfume, pets).
  • Set a time and cleaning schedule for shared spaces.
  • Create specific rules that relate to everyday routine.
  • Never take your roommate’s things.
  • Pay your rent and bills on time.

The most popular places to find a roommate


 Flatmates.com.au

 Visit the Flatmates website to find more information (opens in a new window)

 Features:

 Protected data / Sydney based business / Constantly updated listing / Reliable, honest and convenient service

 

 Easy Roommate

 Visit the Easy Roommate website to find more information (opens in a new window)

 Features:

 You can list a room / You can find a room / Search a room in other cities / Available in different languages

 

 Flatmate Finders

 Visit the Flatmate Finders website to find more information (opens in a new window)

 Features:

 Easy search / Provides high-quality service / Quick contact with the right person / Personalised profile for the best matching

 

 Erasmusu

 Visit the Erasmusuwebsite to find more information (opens in a new window)

 Features:

 Easy search / Can choose a gender / Can choose a preferred age / Available in different languages

 

 Gumtree (Flatshare & Houseshare)

 Visit the Gumtree website to find more information (opens in a new window)

 Features:

 A huge range of ads / Anywhere in Australia / Constantly updated listing / You can choose a category, gender, etc.

 

 Gay Share

 Visit the Gay Share website to find more information (opens in a new window)

 Features:

 A safe and easy way / You can find a home / You can offer a home / Gay & Lesbian flatmate service

 

 

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