Your guide to using ideal flatmate

It's really easy, but we thought we'd spell it out...

1. Click find a room
2. Browse available rooms and use the filters to narrow down your search
3. Register as a member so that you can start messaging
4. Message or "like" your favourite rooms
5. Arrange a viewing
6. If you are happy, move in to your new room!
2. Matching: answer 20 questions about your lifestyle (More about the matching)
3. Message or "like" your favourite rooms/ flatmates
4. Arrange a viewing
5. If you are happy, move in to your new room!
1.Click on add a listing
2. Follow the steps to upload your listing
3. Select your membership type: free, essentials or premium
4. Enquiries will be sent to your email address and Ideal Flatmate inbox
If you live in the property, take our matching questions to find compatible flatmates.
6. Matching with your new flatmates could not be easier.
  • Click "Match" in the menu
  • Answer 20 questions about your lifestyle
  • See if you are compatible with potential tenants

Our features

Thousands of flat sharers use Ideal Flatmate to meet up and find the best living arrangements. You can browse members of the UK's leading flatshare social network here.
You can easily message other flatmates from their profiles. And you can easily add others to your conversations to form groups of potential flats! Even landlords or agents can be added to groups to answer questions.
We advise all of our users to stay safe when using the site. Go to viewings with a friend and/or tell someone where you are going. For more safety advice click here.
The site is entirely free for flat-hunters to use, take advantage!
All of our payments are handled by either PayPal or Worldpay, two of the largest payment providers on the planet, with extensive safety and anti fraud features.
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