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Looking for a housemate

Single ensuite room available in our lovely three-bedroom house in Didsbury. Five-minute walk from city centre. Move in from 1 June. Shared kitchen and living room with two female housemates, no parking, £600 a month excluding bills. No pets. Contact 07890 123456 for viewing.


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2. Keep the message short, with only the most important information.

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Submitted by to5hpulatov on Tue, 13/09/2022 - 17:58


I live apartment with two-bedroom. Shared kitchen, bathroom and livingroom with housemates. They are also my classmates. $150 a month including bills.

Submitted by berkayak on Sun, 11/09/2022 - 09:55


I would prefer to live in an ensuite room, however, I can share the rest of the apartment with other people, as long as they are my friends. However, I don't like to share it the people I don't know.

Submitted by Ngantdt on Sun, 11/09/2022 - 02:54


Previously, I shared my room with my housemates. We rent a department with 2 bedrooms, 2 toilets, and 1 living room. It's a good time to experiment But now I prefer to live alone because I like privacy and silent space to study.

Submitted by Kelyoh on Wed, 07/09/2022 - 21:06


I prefert living alone i don´t like shared bathroom with anyone .

Submitted by zo_fia on Wed, 07/09/2022 - 04:00


I prefer to live alone. I don't like the noise . I don't want to care other people to do what I want.

i prefer to live alone, because of the time, when you live in housemate you did not get time to read or memorise you lessons.

Submitted by Mjmz77 on Wed, 07/09/2022 - 02:10


I prefer to live by myself. Back in my twenties I use to do it, but now a days I can not, because I am married and have two kids. If I could do it again, I would do it for sure.

Submitted by cesarasg on Tue, 06/09/2022 - 17:12


Hello, I prefer to live alone, but sharing a house is not a bad idea. It seems to me that sharing a house would be a good experience.

Submitted by chris elona on Thu, 01/09/2022 - 14:29


In my opinion, you guys should try both, it will be a good experience for you and trust me you will learn when you do both, then you will find out which is better for you.
If you haven't tried it, how do you know what it's like? go for it.