News & Inspiration

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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What Makes a Grown-Up Flatshare

With more and more people sharing a home in their 40s, 50s, 60s and beyond, let’s look at what makes…

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Women preparing a meal in the kitchen

Flat share kitchen etiquette

Managing how to share a kitchen is the most important aspect of a flat share after how to share the…

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Selgars Vegetable Garden at mature coliving retreat

A Journey from Urban to Countryside Coliving

Anton and Morgane met and each found a ‘life-partner’ at a Stockholm co-living development and are applying their learnings to…

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Trade Up To A House Share By Living In A Mansion

Trade up to a house share

We often focus on the financial savings that house sharing offers, but there is also a lot to be said…

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Bbc Sounds Radio Recording Of You And Yours Monday 26th Feb 2024

You and Yours. House Sharing When Older

BBC Radio 4 You and Yours programme looks at house sharing when older. Presenter Shari Val speaks to Suzanne and…

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Lounge At Selgars Mill Coliving

Seasonal Co-living in Devon

Interview with Nick, who after a period of work and then travel, wanted a base somewhere close to nature with…

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Women standing together

Long term house sharing as we age

When younger, a house share or flat share is often seen as a temporary living arrangement before ‘settling down’ with…

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Find a Helpful Housemate

A helpful housemate can bring something extra into the home. We review what sorts of skills and support they offer.

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