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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New Co-living Service Launched in London

07 February 2020 /

Would you like assistance with your search and selection of the right housemates as well as the right property?
Trista Homes has just started a new service that may be of interest to you.

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A Grown-up Flat-share

25 January 2020 /

With soaring costs of renting, more and more people in their 40s are turning to sharing as a solution.Eva Orasch originally decided to share to reduce her outgoings but soon discovered more meaningful rewards.

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House Sharing Innovation in Spain

31 December 2019 /

A recent survey carried out in Gijon, Spain led to 116 measures to improve the lives of the elderly being introduced – with a focus on housing and shared living in older age.

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Christmas on your own

Friends for the Festive season

14 December 2019 /

Christmas day alone can be quite pleasant … but after a few hours …

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Old friends, new way of life.

09 October 2019 /

Andrea, Sally-Mae and Lyn bought a house to live in together. Photograph: Alicia Canter for the Guardian

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Mature City Co-Living

26 September 2019 /

Maximising people’s privacy is a key differentiator and design objective when designing for later life co-living

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House share specialists Cohabitas win recognition

Cohabitas founders recognised

15 September 2019 /

Three years after founding Cohabitas, co-founders are recognised for innovation in property.

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What makes a good flatmate?

01 September 2019 /

When sharing a home in a flat share or house share, then finding the right flatmates (or housemates) is one of…

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What is Co-housing?

05 August 2019 /

Gill Chapman started looking into co-housing as she wanted to start a project. She wrote this useful summary about what co-housing can be which others may find useful.

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Flat sharing decision

Shared Lives: Why we decided to flatshare

09 May 2019 /

Cohabitas asked two friends what led them to flat share and what are their tips for success.

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Promoted posts

Peach Co-living

LATER LIVING DONE DIFFERENTLY Welcome to Peach: creative, luxury co-living for independent, single fifty-pluses in the heart of the UK.…

Cosy Quarters

Creating Perfect Matches for Mature Renters Cosy Quarters is a forward thinking, modern alternative, to finding flatmates and housemates in…