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How ideal flatmate works

  • List your property (it's fast and easy)
  • Respond to messages
  • Browse compatible tenants
  • Upgrade to unlock messaging
  • Send outbound messages

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Search 1000s of Suitable Tenants

Search 1000s of Suitable Tenants

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

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Frequently Asked Questions

You can list your property for free, however to reply to messages or send outbound messages you will need to become a member. Also, if you upgrade to a premium package, you will get more views on your listing compared to the free or basic plans.
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 tenant/flatmate if you hear nothing.
The matching test is an optional tool to help flathunters and live-in landlords narrow down on the best possible flatmates. If you don’t live in the property, you don’t need to take it.
It is your responsibility to vet your tenants before they move in to your property. We can help you narrow down on users by location, budget and professional status, but you’ll need to check these facts properly before you allow them to move in.
The first step is to get your rooms listed by going to You can then wait for suitable tenants to find you. You can also get proactive and use our Flatmate Search feature to browse and contact suitable tenants by age, gender, desired location, budget and profession. You’ll need to be upgraded to one of our subscription plans to send outbound messages.

Upgrade to Unlock Messages and More

While you can list your property for free on ideal flatmate, in order to send unlimited outbound messages, and receive messages, you will need to upgrade to either Essentials or Premium.

Packages start at just 55p per day (£16.99 per month) and you can cancel your subscription at any time.

Money-back guarantee.

If you are unhappy with your experience, just let us know and we will give you a 100% refund. Email and you will be refunded within 7 working days.

* Please note, payments are taken on a recurring subscription basis. You can cancel anytime from your user dashboard.

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