It is not uncommon for owners of Brisbane apartments to have flatmates. Sharing your home with a stranger have lots of advantages. You get to have company, you halve your household expenses, share household chores, have somebody to look after your pets or plants while you’re, and you can even find a lifetime friend. Getting a flatmate will increase your cashflow and mitigate mortgage payments.
However, there are also pitfalls on sharing your home with other people. Personality clash, unfit lifestyles and schedules, and a lot of things can give you more problems than you can manage. The key to getting the best of having a flatmate is on finding and choosing the perfect flatmate for you.