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Questions to Ask A Prospective Roommate

Questions to Ask A Prospective Roommate

Questions to Ask A Prospective Roommate

Regardless of your reasons for thinking about getting a roommate, you need to ask some questions to have a good idea of what you may be getting yourself into.

What is your daily routine?

This helps you to understand what living with the roommate would be like. You can use this information to estimate how much you will see them.

How do you spend your weekends?

This question can also help you to discover their activities, interests and things you may both like. Having common interests will work in your prospective roommate’s favor since it makes the decision easier for you. It’s also important depending on your personality type. Do you like to go out over the weekend? Or stay in and relax? Make sure you and your potential room mate’s weekend plans are agreeable.

What do you do in your free time?

See if their interests align with yours. If you prefer a quiet house, you have to be wary about a potential roommate that likes to play the drums in his free time. Make sure you and your roommate have similar interest, as it can help the you two get along.

What is your occupation?

This is a good way to accurately speculate whether or not your potential roommate is responsible. Someone with a secure, steady job is likely to pay rent on time, not get locked out, and be responsible overall. This isn’t absolute, however. Make your own judgements based on your potential roommate’s answer.

How often do you clean?

Sharing a space with a roommate means that you are no longer the only one that will be responsible for keeping the space clean. Your roommate should be able to help you with the cleaning and maintenance of the apartment. Living with someone that will ensure that your home is kept clean is important when deciding on a potential roommate to live with you.

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