≡ Menu

Finding Roommates

As you may or may not know, I’ve been looking for a roommate for the past 4 weeks and have yet to find one.  To step up my search, I enlisted the help of a blogger friend, Paula who blogs over at  http://AffordAnything.org to share her thoughts on finding a roommate. Paula rents out units [...]

For the past few weeks now, I’ve been looking for a roommate to fill my vacant room, which has been empty for nearly 4 weeks.  With advertisements posted on craigslist and various other online mediums, I’ve been getting a fairly good number of e-mails from scammer posing and roommates.  By the looks of sender’s e-mail [...]

This past week, I showed my place to a potential roommate who I found via roommates.com.  I’ve been looking for a roommate for about the last two weeks and lately I’ve been finding more reliable inquires from roommates.com than with craigslist.  Anyway, with the month of May now here and the fact that I might [...]

If you didn’t know, I’m looking for a new roommate(the tenth roommate) and already have ads up on craigslist and roommates.com.  So far, there haven’t been too many responses.  In fact, I think I received more e-mails from scammers than I did from potential roommates.  I’m getting tired of the “hi, my name is such [...]

A few months ago, I received an e-mail from Walter Chen, the founder of Leasely to try out his new service, Leasely.  This is a service geared towards landlords who want to implement an online application process for prospective tenants to fill out electronically versus filling out a traditional paper application.  The system is pretty [...]

I wrote a guide on how to use roommates.com a few posts ago.  I hope you guys found that post informative.  Today, I’m going to write about using Craigslist, which is probably the most popular way homeowners and landlords use to find roommates and tenants.  Now Craigslist is not solely dedicated for finding roommates – [...]