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How to be a Good Housemate

How to be a Good Housemate: We are always looking for good housemates but have you ever stopped to ask yourself if you’re one? Often times, as human nature would have it, we hold others to high, sometimes unattainable standards. Before seeking out the world’s coolest and most compatible roommate- become one. Here’s how to […]

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5 Tips To Help You Save On Energy Bills In Your Student Home

5 Tips To Help You Save On Energy Bills In Your Student Home: Now that your all settled into your shared student house it should be an exciting time however if bills are not included in the rent then your energy bills could get way out of hand if it is not managed properly. CHARGE […]

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So Your House Smells Like Cigarette Smoke

So Your House Smells Like Cigarette Smoke

So Your House Smells Like Cigarette Smoke: Renting a new house can leave you in a haze. There are so many decisions to make and things to consider. Why doesn’t the closet light work? Where’s the nearest takeout? But when that haze is a cloud of cigarette smoke lingering like the last guest at a […]

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4 Ways To Deal With Roommate Conflict

4 Ways To Deal With Roommate Conflict

It’s happened to the best of roommates. A sink full of dirty dishes and a passive aggressive refrigerator note can make for one messy kitchen. A week later, and you’re waging war over everything in the house. Strict lines are drawn. Before you pack your bags and divide furniture, consider these four common roommate conflicts, […]

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5 Red Flags To Look For When House Hunting

5 Red Flags To Look For When House Hunting

Trust your gut — and this advice — if a house doesn’t seem up to scratch. Poorly Maintained Keep an eye out for signs of neglect, including rattling old windows, peeling paint and broken appliances. If a landlord is willing to show an apartment in a state of shabbiness or disrepair, it’s a good sign […]

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5 Lies Letting Agents Tell Students

5 Lies Letting Agents Tell Students

Letting Agents can be the scourge of student of housing the high street is fall of them all claiming to be “student friendly” don’t get me wrong some of them can be very nice. However these letting agencies are few and far between in today’s rental market. Be very careful with letting agents they are […]

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5 Ways To Keep Your Roommates From Driving You Insane.

5 Ways To Keep Your Roommates From Driving You Insane.

1.)Be upfront and bold with rules.Lay down all nit-picky rules you’re going to need to beforehand. Even things you think you may never need, such as “Please don’t use my toothpaste,” or “Please make sure your friends don’t write on our walls with chalk.”   2.)Take a break sometimes you need to leave the environment […]

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5 Things you will miss about university

5 Things you will miss about university

WhichPad would like to congratulate the class of 2015 for finishing their degrees on your behalf we have compiled a list of 5 things you will miss about university. 1. Making new friends was easy: Because the only place where you can find so many people, all in the same boat and away from home, […]

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In the Spotlight (Neil Sutherland)

“Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.” George Bernard Shaw Here we are again for the second edition of In the Spotlight a monthly blog post which showcases letting agents who are performing well on the WhichPad website. This month we are looking at another letting agent […]

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Good student accommodation makes all the difference

Finding the right place to live plays an important part in making university life a rewarding and memorable experience, according to Bill Franciscy, Head of Residential Services at the University of Greenwich. The earlier people start looking for accommodation, the more options are likely to be available, whether they are seeking university accommodation or a […]

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