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.

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The best apps for finding roommates

Looking for a potential roommate or a new place to call home? Read our guide for finding the best roommates through recommended apps.


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.


Best tips on how to be a good roommate

With these simple tips, roommate living can be optimal, enjoyable, and even teach you a lot about yourself.


Common’s Guide to Roommate Rules

Living with roommates can be a struggle. Stick to this guide and build a great roommate-ship in our coliving homes.

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How to curate the perfect snacks for your next roommate hang with GoPuff

Whether you’re heading to the park or cozying up on the couch, there’s one essential that can make or break your experience: snacks.