By far the biggest growth area in flatshare is people taking in lodgers – over half the listings on www.SpareRoom.co.uk are now from homeowners looking to rent out a room.
With the arrival of this year’s A-level results, a new wave of parents will face the prospect of their teenagers flying the nest to University. Whilst some will be celebrating, for most the empty (and quieter) home left behind is somewhat disconcerting. There’s also the question of what to do with all this room.
A fire risk assessment is an organised and disciplined look at your property, the actions carried within it and the likelihood that a fire could start and cause harm to those in and around the premises.
Energy consumed in the household is responsible for over a quarter of all the UK’s carbon dioxide emissions. By being more energy efficient and by reducing household energy waste you can help not only to reduce your carbon dioxide emissions but also your fuel bills.
Often in shared accommodation the people you share with are more important than the place you’re sharing. Consider which of these you’d rather live in...
Shared accommodation has been around for years. Whether the image that springs to mind is Rising Damp, Men Behaving Badly or The Young Ones, we all have a pre-conceived idea of what living in a flatshare is like. Flatsharing is changing though, and it might just be time to throw away these preconceptions and get some new ones.