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There are so many ways to share a home and these can be an inspiration to others. We also  try to keep you up-to-date with new shared-housing options. If you'd like to contribute a story contact us.

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Cohabitas Housemate Tips For House Sharing

House share experience counts

Mature lodgers and housemates have more experience of life and, of course, of house sharing. That’s why they are usually…

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Finding Belonging In A House Share

Finding a sense of belonging: Interview with Jess

Nick speaks to Jess, a polarity and craniosacral therapist and DC Psyche student.  She lives in a 6-person house share…

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BBC Sounds Radio Recording Of The Rise Of The Over 40 Lodger

The rise of lodgers over 40

The rising number of lodgers over 40 is the topic when BBC Radio Hereford presenter Elliot Webb interviews Nick Henley…

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Six portraits of men and women in their 40s and 50s

Cohabitas: SpareRoom for over 40s?

Finding a compatible living arrangement can be a challenging task, especially if you are no longer a student or young…

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Cohabitas house sharing can be a great way to move to another country

How to Move to Another Country

Moving to another country can be an exciting and life-changing experience. Whether you’re relocating for work, education, or personal reasons,…

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Many home owners would like to know how much rent they should charge for a room in their home.

How much rent should I charge for a room in my home?

When deciding to rent out a room in your home, one of the first questions to answer is how much…

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Feeling comfortable with a lodger in your home

We interviewed Kate, an ‘accidental’ landlady, who has had lodgers in her family home in Camden for several years. She…

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Why live-in lodgers are making a comeback

Nick Harding, reporting in the Daily Telegraph on Saturday 8th July, detailed why more and more people are looking for…

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