Splitting Rent With Your London Flatmate

Paying rent for your London Flat is obviously the most expensive bill on your list of expenses.  Sharing a flat with someone can be beneficial to cutting the costs of living expenses.  For example, if you rent a flat on your own, bringing on a flatmate means less of a financial burden for yourself.  However, it is important to understand that both parties must pa [...]

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Be Active! Go Hiking With Your London Flatmate

Ahhhh, the beautiful outdoors.  The sun shining, warm weather and amazing views, what could be better? Being active is a vital necessity for maintaining an active lifestyle.  The British Countryside is known for its wonderful trails and breathtaking scenery, making it a popular spot for London hikers and alike.  Hiking is an excellent way to spend quality time wi [...]

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How to Handle Your London Flatmate’s Pet

If you love animals but aren’t quite ready for the responsibilities that come with owning one, having a flatmate in London who is a pet owner can seem like half the responsibility.  However this isn’t always the case.  Your belongings are also in the proximity of the pet’s urination, scratches and stains.  Sometimes your flatmate isn’t home to walk the do [...]

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Hosting a Dinner Party in Your London Flat

You’ve settled into your new London flat, what better way to show a little “warmth to your house” than by hosting a dinner party of course! Good food, good drinks and good people, what could be better? Often people associate hosting parties to be stressful.  However with the right planning and organizing you can hold a stress free dinner party in your flat, e [...]

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Ways to Save Money When Renting a Flat in London

The cost of living an often be expensive especially if you are a student or working part time.  Creating a strategic budget guideline for yourself is an excellent way to stay on top of your expenses and know what you should and shouldn’t be spending money on.  However, there are items and bills that come along with your flat in London that are simply unavoidable [...]

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Tips on Sharing a Room With Your London Flatmate

Sharing a room for the first time can often be overwhelming and intimidating.  Whether it is a best friend or acquaintance, there are ways to compromise and make your living situation a breeze with your London flatmate. Circumstances can often make sharing a room more difficult.  Factors such as lack of space and or privacy can often put an unnecessary damper bet [...]

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You’ve Settled in Your London Flat: Now What?

Boxes are unpacked, your room has been decorated, your new flat in London is looking neat and tidy, you have a great flatmate, but you’re new to London and are in need of a good touristy day, after all the moving process wasn’t easy and you deserve a break.  But, the moving process cost you a good chunk of change and your wallet is looking tight, relax, we’v [...]

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How to Cook in your London Flat with Roommates

 What other great way to bond with your flatmate in London than learning how to cook! Not only is cooking at home save you money, but there are only pros to learning the art of cooking a delicious meal! You’ll find the article quite helpful especially if you are a newbie to living on your own.  Cooking is quite simple and shouldn't be a daunting task.  We under [...]

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10 Interview Questions for Finding a Flatmate in London

Finding the right flatmate in London or any large city can be difficult, it is important to ask as many questions as possible during you search so you can better understand your potential flatmate, after all they will be living with you! The key is to choosing questions that will give you a better understanding of the candidate’s history and abilities to doing th [...]

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Getting Your Flatmate to do their Chores

Doing others dishes repetitively is no fun and neither is doing it week after week with no help.  A messy flat is an unhappy flat and it is important to know that all your flatmates should be held responsible for helping around the flat.  Lacking a system of some sort is bound to cause frustration and confusion often leaving other [...]

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