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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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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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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.

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Roommate Agreement Template

We’ve all heard some roommate horror stories. To prevent you from falling victim to similar situations, here is a simple roommate contract.

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Must-try recipes to conquer with your roommates

Cooking with your roommates is not only fun, but it can also save you some trips to the grocery store. Try these delicious recipes today.

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Celebrating Valentine’s Day with roommates

Who says you have to spend Valentine’s Day with a romantic partner? Roommates are there for you year-round, so make them feel special today.

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The 6 types of roommates you find on Craigslist

Though some successfully find their roommates on Craigslist, there are, more often than not, horror stories about the process. Be aware. These are 6 types you might find on there…