renting

Top 5 Flatshare Fallouts

Whether you’re living with friends or family, things don’t always go smoothly when it comes to houseshares. Take a look at the most common ways of causing friction in the household. Bills One thing that’s bound to cause a few

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First Time Flatmates

If you’ve just started university or have moved out of home for the first time, chances are you’ll be sharing a house with people you don’t know very well or, indeed, at all. Getting along with people who were strangers

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Selecting A Housemate

So you’ve decided that it’s time to fly the nest and you want to get yourself somewhere to live. Unless you’re a millionaire, it’s unlikely that you’ll be able to go it alone, so here’s our guide to making sure

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Avoiding Housemate Hell

Dishes in the sink, a funny smell coming from their room, stereo on full blast and an endless stream of visitors at all hours of the day. Sound familiar? Looks like you might have the housemate from hell. Here’s how

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Are You Ready To Rent?

We all value our independence, and part of being your own person is making a break for it and getting a place of your own. It might sound easy, but there’s more to running your own flat or house than

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Renting: The Basics

Private Landlords If you’re renting from a private landlord, chances are s/he will want you to sign a contract or tenancy agreement. This is an agreement between you (the tenant) and the landlord and sets down what the landlord expects

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