If you feel your flatmate’s “idea of housework is to sweep the room with a glance”, you’re not alone. Many people are in the same boat. They have different thoughts about housework than their flatmates which leads to disagreements and disputes. When living with flatmates, it’s important to remember that people have different ideas about… Read More Flatmate Disputes – A 5 Step Guide To Solving Housework Disagreements
“For better or worse, for richer or poorer” may be a common wedding vow but it’s a vow most flatmates would be unwilling to take. When people share a household with flatmates, they expect each person to pay the rent and any other expenses on time each week or month. It’s the most important ingredient… Read More Flatmate Finances – 10 Tips For Managing Share House Expenses
“Many hands make light work” is a great way to describe the benefits of a chore schedule but do you know how to create the perfect one for your share house? Creating a housework roster that works for each flatmate lets your household complete chores quickly and with a minimum amount of fuss. It gives… Read More Living With Flatmates – Creating The Perfect Housework Chore Schedule
Have you ever wondered how to set up the perfect share house? Well the wait is over. As you’ll discover creating the perfect share house is a bit like baking the perfect cake – it’s all about the ingredients. The key to setting up share accommodation is finding the right combination of ingredients for you.… Read More 10 Essential Ingredients For Setting Up The Perfect Share House
Your household may have made the decision to ask a flatmate to leave but are you ready to tell your flatmate? The answer may surprise you and your household. While it may seem like your household has already made the hardest decision, there are plenty more choices to make and work to be completed before… Read More Flatmate Moving Tips – A 7 Step Guide For Asking A Flatmate To Leave
You’ve done the hard work and found your perfect share house but your next challenge already awaits you – moving in and setting up your new home! As you’ll discover, the key to opening up the door and moving in with flatmates is to focus on the “big picture” and not just on that one… Read More 10 Top Tips To Remember When Moving Into Share Accommodation
Summer might be just around the corner, but there’s plenty of time left to give your apartment or house its annual spring clean. While cleaning may not be the way you and your flatmates may want to spend a weekend, it’s a great chance to get rid of all your unwanted stuff and give your… Read More Spring Cleaning Your Share House The Easy Way!
We are proud to announce that our share accommodation newsletters can now be viewed across all devices – mobile, tablet and computer. Each newsletter is focused on one topic area related to finding or living with flatmates. Our share accommodation newsletters let readers access valuable resources and information about: Finding and choosing flatmates Flatmate finances and… Read More Share Accommodation Newsletters
We hope you and your flatmates have a great Halloween! While Halloween isn’t widely celebrated in Australia, here are 3 ideas to help your share house get into the spirit. Celebrate by: Holding your own Halloween party Have a bowl of lollies ready for kids coming by trick and treating Watch a classic horror flick like Scream… Read More Happy Halloween
Celebrate International Coffee Day with your flatmates with a cuppa! It’s a great chance to catch up and find out what has been happening in each others lives’. Your choice for the perfect cuppa is endless – Cappuccino, Flat White, Espresso, Caffé latte. Why not try a new type!