If you’re about to do the big step and leave your city for studies,
probably your question is this: ‘Is having a roommate worth it?’.
Well, of course, that sharing a flat with someone comes with pros
and cons, but it depends on us and what our expectations are.
We’ve made up a list for you with the advantages and disadvantages of living with a roommate, in order to help you quickly decide if you’re gonna share a flat with someone.
So, here are some PROS and CONS of having a roommate:
- You will pay less on rent and utilities, so you can save more money.
- Sharing your rent with at least one roommate will help you reduce your monthly costs. You can shop together things like: food, cleaning detergents, toilet paper and so on
- You have someone to communicate with, you don't get bored alone
- Your roommate can become your friend
- If you are at the same faculty you can help each other with projects / exams; You will have help / support in difficult times; If your roomie agrees, you can bring your pet to live with you
- You can share chores. Your work of cleaning the house will take less time
- In case of emergency, your roommate can help you
- Your roommate can delay the payment of the rent
- You may feel that you privacy space is not respected
- May appear conflicts on who took from personal things without asking
- Your roommate can become annoying and it is possible to have disagreements.
- A messy roommate
This list reveals some benefits of living with a roommate but disadvantages, too.
All you have to do is to think at both pros and cons and take a decision that
you’ll never regret
Hope this article was useful for you.
On the next article!