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What Type of Housemate are You?

Published: May 20th, 2016

Whether you live with your parents, friends or with people who were once strangers, sharing a house means you’re bound to face some awkward situations that must be brought up and resolved.

Some time ago we wrote about the worst housemate stories of all time, which highlights some of the common situations you might face when sharing a house with strangers. But Gumtree summarises the type of house mates you might come across quite well in their blog – “What type of flatmate are you?”

You might have the lazy ones who mess up the house or tidy ones who will keep the house extremely clean but give the impression that you are living in the boot camp somewhere. Your house mate might be a born DJ or probably someone you hardly get to see. But the best of all is the one who leaves passive aggressive post it notes around the house.

Read on to find out what type of housemate are you.

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Living with someone you get along with is easier said than done. Follow our tips on How To Choose the Right Housemates.

Or if you want to escape renting try our Rent vs Buy quiz and see if you can get your own home for what you pay in rent.



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