The Display Name is the informal ‘nickname’ you want to communicate with to landlords and prospective housemates. This should only be in alphabetic form and not use any numbers.
‘Team Up’ helps you to find housemates similar to yourself by matching you based on hobbies and interests.
This refers to whether you require pets to live with you in the household or not.
This refers to an area designated to lock your bicycles up
This is for you to declare if you are a smoker or not to make the landlord aware
Use this function to inform landlords what days and times of the week you are available to view properties.
This is asking if you have a preferred gender you would want to live with.
Simply click your name icon on the top right corner of the site to enter the ‘Dashboard’. Under ‘Edit my Profile’ you can make all amendments such as changing your security settings or communication preferences.
You will always receive a notification for messages - just click the notification bell icon in the top right corner of your page or alternatively visit your dashboard where you’ll find messages in the ‘Messages’ tab.
Likes - you are able to give and receive likes for properties to express your interest to the landlord and potentially open a dialogue. It’s also a great way to keep a log of properties you’re interested in. You can find your likes under the ‘Likes’ section in your Dashboard.
Dislikes - you can dislike a property to help narrow your search down. If you are logged in and dislike an advert then as long as you are logged in (for however long that may be), you will not see that advert again. Make sure you’re logged in when you dislike a property though or there’s no way of tracking peoples dislikes. Please note we do not inform the advertiser that their advert has been disliked.
The ‘Loft Room’ selection refers to the room on the top floor of a property, a room that has usually been converted from an attic.
This refers to off-campus accommodation built for students to cater to their specific needs.
A live in landlord refers to the owner/landlord of the property living in that same property.
This refers to housemates dedicating specific times to each other, taking it in turns to clean the property.
This is when a landlord will charge a couple/partners more for their stay as there are two people living in the property instead of one.
This refers to landlords allowing children to stay with the parent in the property without added cost.
If bills are included this means the total sum of rent includes all the bills of your stay in the property - electricity, gas, water etc. Bills not included means that you have to pay these separately to the price of rent.
You can select video calling by clicking ‘Contact (landlord name)’ on the page of the room advert or alternatively select the ‘Video Call’ button within your messages tab located in your dashboard which you can access by clicking on your profile icon e.g. ‘Samuel Thomas’ - located in the top right hand corner of the site. To use this function ensure you coordinate with one another before the call, as to receive the call you need to have the messages tab open first.
Please feel free to contact us with any queries not listed here at any time: firstname.lastname@example.org