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Are You Too Old to Have Roommates?

Late twenties to mid thirties,  decent job with livable salary, you’re single and having the time of your life. You’ve brought a new friend home from the cocktail party and whilst getting to know each other your roommate is coming through the front door complaining about the lack of Corona in the fridge. With a […]

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Roommates & Room Rentals: What Were The Trends of 2017?

A lot happened on Roomi in 2017 but we’re really excited about growing to over 1 million registered users (thanks everyone!). That’s a lot of people looking for a room rental or roommate. From East to West, the shared housing marketplace is growing as people look for more flexible housing options that match their lifestyle […]

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How Many Roommates is Too Many?

Affording an apartment in any city on your own may seem quite challenging. In such a case, you simply need to consider moving in with a roommate or roommates who will help you with paying the rent. This is a smart way that many people use to subsidize the cost of living in the fast […]

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You Know You Live in Queens When…

Born,  bred,  or new to Flushing you’ll soon recognize things about yourself you inherited by living in Queens. Queens has changed a lot and though gentrification has taken its toll,  Queens is still the badass borough it will always be. You know you live in Queens when… You take breakfast seriously With a deli at […]

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This is why some NYC landlords never have an empty apartment

Sarah Parkins was living in her dream apartment with her best friend – a beautiful new two bedroom in the Lower East Side, in the middle of the action. And then her roommate got a job in LA. Sarah tried to find a roommate on Facebook and Craigslist, but couldn’t find anyone she liked enough […]

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7 Things New Yorkers Wish They Knew Before Moving To NYC

“Before moving to NYC I wished I knew that making and keeping friends would not be easy. I wish I knew that getting and staying employed would not be easy. But most of all I wish I knew that someone would have told me ahead of time that Joe’s Pizza is the best damn pizza […]

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Best Affordable Gyms In NYC

Summer in NYC brings to mind catching the night view of Manhattan from the park, heading to bars and clubs with your friends, and going to outdoor concerts. But the idea of getting hot and sweaty when it’s 90 degrees and humid is less than thrilling. But you know what happens when you try lots […]

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Best Places To Take Selfies In NYC

Snag that selfie stick, mount up your camera, and set out for the best places to take selfies in NYC. The Big Apple has plenty of photo ops, and if you just hang around long enough, a photo op will find you. Just one of the many perks of living in one of the most […]

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Fun NYC Meetup Groups

New York City recently hit a new population high point. 8.5 million peoples. Yup. And the Bronx is growing the fastest. Yet it can be surprisingly tough to meet new people if your schedule is already spoken for. Or maybe you just don’t dig that vibe when everybody knows everyone else. It can make you […]

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What Introvert and Extrovert Roommates can Learn from Each other

It’s no secret that introverts and extroverts struggle sharing the same space. One is often perceived as taking up all the oxygen in the room,  while the other appears uninfluential. Luckily,  both of these perceptions are false, introverts and extroverts have a lot to learn about each other and can often make the most fulfilling […]