Selecting a Roommate

Roommates are a good way to cut costs by sharing expenses. As you start your roommate search, determine what type of person you want to live with.

Whether that person is your best friend or someone who answers an ad, you should interview the person carefully. Make sure you are compatible. It can save a lot of frustration and problems down the road. Here are a few things to consider:

Resources

Move.com, Find a Roommate - provides the information you need to know about choosing and living with roommates.

Roommates.com - online roommate finder and roommate search service covering thousands of cities nationwide.

SoYouWanna.com, Apartments - information on apartment living geared towards young adults.