Roommates

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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Tips for finding a roommate

Don’t make finding a roommate be a last-minute decision. Who you live with is just as important as where you live.

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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.

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How to live with roommates as an introvert

Whether you’re in college or moving into a shared apartment, here are some ways you can live with your roommates as an introvert.

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Why every 20-something should live with roommates

Lots of people fantasize about having their own place, but here are 5 reasons why every 20-something should live with roommates.

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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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Best outdoor activities for roommates in New York

With so much to do and the nice weather on your side, paint the city red with your suitemates and these five outdoor activities.