Questions You Will Want To Answer As a Homeowner:

Why would you like to have a housemate?
Would you like rental income?
Do you know what you would charge for rent?
Will you charge for utilities?
Do you know your desired length of a lease agreement?
Would you enjoy having someone else around the house?
Would you like help with the upkeep of your home?
Would you like help with meals?
Would you enjoy cooking for someone else?
Do you like the idea of eating meals with someone?
Are you looking to have dinner every night together or just a meal just once a week?
Do you like the idea of having someone else in the house at night?
Are you comfortable with your housemate using your kitchen and laundry room?
Do you feel comfortable sharing common areas, living room and outdoor space?
What are your expectations about sharing your home with another person?
Are you looking to share life experiences with someone?
What kind of relationship do you want with your housemate? All business or a friend?
Are you looking for the housemate who is just the person who shares your house?
Do you have any particular interests or activities you would like to share with your house- mate?
How adaptable, flexible, and willing are you to compromise if necessary?
Do you have a family member or trusted friend available to provide guidance and support if needed?
What are your greatest concerns about bringing in a housemate?
Are you willing and able to express your needs easily, or is it difficult for you to speak to someone
when something is bothering you?
How do you generally resolve differences or conflicts?
How important is your private time?
Is the room and space clean and neat and ready to be seen?
Can you handle more furniture, accessories, etc in the house?