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Creative Things To Do In Self-Isolation

Cases of coronavirus in New York are doubling everyday (as of March 24th) – a figure that has alerted White House officials to implement more stringent social isolation rules. As the city’s transportation network slashes its services by 25%, more and more riders are choosing to stay at home in order to self-quarantine and help […]

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What To Do If My Roommate Steals From Me

Sharing your living space with someone that isn’t your family, close friend or significant other can feel risky – especially if you don’t know him/her very well before you sign the lease! Will they leave dirty dishes all over the kitchen? Will they replace the toilet roll as often as you? What if they leave […]

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My Roommate Ate My Food – Here’s What You Can Say To Turn It Around

“I live with two roommates and we all got our flaws we have to cope with. One of them just happens to get in the way of the small joy that is my food. He ate my frozen pizza. We had a little talk. He ate my pudding. We had another talk. He ate some […]

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Ask Roomi: “Help! My Roommate Is A Slob”

The problem with living with a slob is that they usually don’t know – or care – that they’re a slob! And, short of finding your ideal roommate based on your zodiac signs, it can be difficult to know whether your new roomi prefers to maintain an immaculate place or if they’re quite comfortable to […]

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5 Things To Know During The NYC Coronavirus Pandemic

As of March 17th, there were at least 1374 confirmed cases of coronavirus in New York, with over 4000 cases across the US. After it had spread across 100 countries, The World Health Organization (WHO) has officially characterized COVID-19 as a pandemic, which can be defined as “the worldwide spread of a new disease”. While […]

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Do Late Rent Payments Affect Your Credit Score?

Most NYC renters are familiar with the challenges that come with paying rent on time. In between trying the city’s newest Japanese restaurants and rooftop bars, prioritizing our finances can feel like a fine art – and can take a lot of discipline. Here’s the bad news; the ramen and the Bloody Marys are gonna […]

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What To Do If You Don’t Like Your Roommate’s Partner

Sometimes your roommate comes as a package deal. Whether that’s in the form of a furry untrained pet, or in the form of their significant other, your home can start to feel pretty crowded pretty quickly! So, you can look past the hand-holding on the sofa, the odd lover’s tiff and even the sickly baby […]

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How To Stay Sane When Your Roommate Isn’t Taking Care of Sparky

You love animals, but you don’t love neglectful roommates. Whether your roomate is always late paying rent or they don’t take proper care of their cat, dog, budgie or iguana, it’s you who feels the impact. So, if you find yourself regularly cleaning up poop, vacuuming hairs or sharing your chicken legs with hungry pets, […]

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What To Do If I Don’t Like My Roommate

We can’t choose our family, but we can choose our roommate. That said, a roommate interview is similar to a first date or a job interview – we put on our brightest smile and try to give the best possible impression of ourselves. Often, it’s not until the lease has been signed and everyone has […]

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What To Do If My Roommate Snores

“Reddit, my new roommate snores with an inhuman force. I’ve tried earplugs and music, but I can’t block it out. Any suggestions? Once I’m finally able to fall asleep, I find myself waking up 5 or 6 times throughout the night as a result of the tumultuous noise emanating from my roommate. I haven’t had […]