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How You Can Target the Best Flatmates in Your Wanted Ad

Living with the right people around you is important for your wellbeing. When you are looking for a new flatmate, you will want to find someone that you can get along with and become friends with over time. But finding the right flatmate to live with is not always an easy process. It can take a long time before you find the right person to move into your home or apartment.

But there are some things you can do to make sure that you attract the right person. Let’s have a look at ways you can target the best flatmates in your wanted ad.

Create an Exciting Headline

There are lots of flatmate wanted ads out there. This means that people may skip over your advert if it’s not exciting enough for them to read. So, how can you stop this from happening? Well, we recommend created a fun and exciting headline. This is going to be the first thing they see and a way to remember your advert from others. Be sure to be specific about the best things your house or apartment has to offer. But make it short and catchy.

Talk About Yourself

A lot of people stick to writing about the house or apartment in their flatmate wanted ad. But, it’s important to also write something about yourself. Just like you want to know everything about your flatmate, they want to know things about you too. For example, you can say your age, profession and some of your interests.

The idea of sharing information about you is not to give away your privacy. It’s to attract similar people to your wanted ad. After all, you want to live with someone that shares the same interests as you so that you can get along and become friends. It doesn’t have to be your life story. But you can say if you like to go out on the weekends or if you like sports. You are more likely to attract like-minded people this way.

Say What You are Looking for in a Roommate

It’s likely that if you’re looking for a roommate, you already have an image of someone you want to move in already. So, be sure to say what you expect from someone from the start. For example, if you share the washing up or don’t like smoking in the house, list this on your advert. Don’t be afraid to tell people what you want. After all, it’s your home and you’re the one looking for a roommate.

Again, this is a great way to make the right people respond to your flatmate wanted ad. People appreciate honesty and you don’t want to waste your time interviewing someone you don’t want to live with in the long term. Mogeo is a free algorithm to help predict the compatibility of flatmates. Simply add the Mogeo link we generate for you in the description of the flatmate wanted advertisement and we'll automatically produce a compatibility rating for each applicant.

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