The ideal flatmate Matching Test is fast, simple and fun. It helps you narrow down flatmates based on your compatibility with them. It was developed by academics from the University of Cambridge. Thousands of ideal flatmate users take the matching test every month.
ideal flatmate is the only flatshare provider to list properties from private landlords, professional agents and major rental property developers. This means we bring you the widest possible selection of high quality properties.
It is free to send messages to other flatmates and property listings. You can upgrade to premium flathunter for extra benefits.
I haven't received a reply, what should I do?
We do everything we can to encourage replies, however sometimes a user may not reply to a message. We recommend allowing 48 hours to receive a reply, and moving on to another potential room if you hear nothing.
Do I have to take the matching test?
The matching test is an optional tool to help you narrow down on the best possible flatmates for you. About half of our users take the matching test.
How do I know rooms/properties are genuine?
We check all listings on a daily basis and remove those which breach our terms. However as an open marketplace, we ask users to be vigilant and report suspicious listings, and follow our tips to stay safe. firstname.lastname@example.org
Should I search for a flatmate or a room?
You can use ideal flatmate to search for both flatmates and rooms. You can buddy-up with potential flatmates and look at
What is ideal flatmate Select
ideal flatmate Select properties are from major professional landlords, with high quality rooms to rent featuring all-inclusive deals and luxury amenities. You can buddy-up with ideal flatmate users to rent these properties.
Upgrade to Premium Flathunter
Premium flathunter is the gold standard in finding a flatmate. You get access to the phone numbers of all property listings which added a number. As a normal flathunter, our landlords must pay to upgrade to reply to your messages, or show their phone number. As a premium flathunter, they can reply to you for free.
Money-back guarantee. If you are unhappy with any aspect of your experience as a Premium Flathunter, let us know and we will give you a 100% refund.
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