How ideal flatmate works

  • Take the Matching Test
  • Search compatible flatmates
  • Message and get to know each other
  • Find a property on ideal flatmate
  • Connect with others looking to buddy-up

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Matching Test

Matching Test

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.

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Search 1000s of Room Listings

Search 1000s of Room Listings

Thousands of flathunters join ideal flatmate every month looking for someone to live with. So if the right flatmate is out there, ideal flatmate is where you're most likely to find them.

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Frequently Asked Questions

It is free to send messages to other flatmates and property listings.
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.
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.
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.
You can use ideal flatmate to search for both flatmates and rooms. You can buddy-up with potential flatmates and look at
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.

What our flatmates are saying about us

  • Loving ideal flatmate! Found the perfect flatmate for one of my properties.

    Gertie Owen
    Gertie Owen Professional Landlord
  • Within a day I had messages from two potential flatmates.

    Emily, 28
    Emily, 28 Current Tenant
  • It was simple and easy. I found a great place and flatmates I get along with.

    John, 29
    John, 29 Flathunter
  • I was just looking for somewhere comfortable. Making new friends has been a big bonus.

    Audrey, 27
    Audrey, 27 Flathunter

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