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Living with roommates is one part art, one part science - and here on the Common blog, we can help you achieve that alchemy. Check back often for the latest stories on roommate living. Common is all about coliving, so we think you’ll find there’s something for everyone.

After all, being a Common member means getting the best parts of coliving (think lower rents and beautiful spaces) with none of the hassle. And that means ensuring the space is welcoming, warm, and friction-free for everybody. Whether you’re decorating your new home, searching for tasty dinner concepts, drawing up a chore chart, or just looking for fun things to do together, you’ve come to the right place.


Do you need a new roommate? Major signs that it’s time for a change

No matter what your relationship was like before you moved in together, living with someone else can be trying. When is enough enough?


10 things housemates should always buy in bulk to save money

Living with roommates doesn’t only save you money by splitting rent. Many household necessities can be bought cheaper in bulk. Here are 10 to consider splitting on your next shopping trip.


7 simple habits that improve your roommate relationships overnight

Not everyone has practice living with other people, that’s why we recommend a proactive approach when it comes to sharing space!


The best (and most crazy delicious) meals for roommates to cook together

Looking to bond and save money with roommates? Cooking is the way to go. Here are our top, delicious meal ideas to cook with roommates.


Roommate Red Flags: 5 Warnings You Should Never Overlook

Having roommates can lead to great times if things go right, but they can pose big risks if they don’t. Here are 5 red flags to look out for.


The 5 Best Tips for Living with Roommates

Common’s Senior Member Support Specialist Rebeka Avendano shares her five best tips for living with roommates.