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
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
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
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
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
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
You only exist in the form of uncollected mail.
Pros: Can never be accountable for mess, noise or thievery