What Kind of Housemate Are You? [Infographic]

According to research from BT(British Telecoms) -  42% people who have lived in a house-share have done so with someone they would happily never see again.

So to help avoid living with the housemate from hell, we have put together this handy chart to first find out what kind of housemate you are….so you can look for someone similar.


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Housemate Type Profiles


The Freeloader

You’ll find your own place when you get ‘round to it’.

Pros: More money in your pocket

Cons: Unsustainable in the long run


Jez, Peep Show

The Slob

Life’s too short for cleaning.

Pros:Wait long enough and someone else will clean up after you

Cons: Mould is not an acquired taste


Spike, Notting Hill

The Hermit

As long as there’s internet in your bedroom, why leave?

Pros: Never will you be source of noise complaints

Cons: Could go missing and no one will realise


Howard, Fresh Meat

The Party Animal

Fun comes first, no matter what day of the week it is.

Pros: Every day is eventful

Cons: Broken furniture and fixtures will have to come out of your deposit


Chloe, Don’t Trust the B—- in Apartment 23

The Thief

What’s mine is yours, right?

Pros: Never need to nip to the shops

Cons: Friendships will be tested


Mark Zuckerberg, The Social Network


The Neat Freak

A clean house is a clean mind.

Pros: Things will always be where you need them

Cons: Others will automatically depend on you for cleaning


Sheldon Cooper, The Big Bang Theory


The Stoner

It’s 4:20pm, man. That’s so dope.

Pros: Will usually be home to collect packages

Cons: Visiting parents won’t be impressed


Ben Stone, Knocked Up


The Ghost

You only exist in the form of uncollected mail.

Pros: Can never be accountable for mess, noise or thievery

Cons: Money is being wasted on rentghost_picture_3


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