Let’s face it – having a roommate in college is sometimes unavoidable. While others don’t seem to have a problem co-habitating, others seem to think that roommates are nothing but an invasion of privacy.
Regardless, living with another person is the best way to cut the cost of rent, and it doesn’t have to be unbearable. However, a happy living situation starts with being a good roommate. Read these tips to make your lives pleasant.
Lease: Make sure that everyone signs it. Your John Hancock means that you’re responsible for paying rent and other obligations that the lease may state. With everyone’s signature, the burden is spread out, and everyone has an equal incentive to adhere to the landlord’s wishes. Read the rest of this entry »