Benefits you can reap by preparing a mate agreement
Planning to share the real-estate flat with your friend? Then you have to immediately write a Roommate Agreement. This agreement averts the disputes between both of you and helps you to stay in peace any conflicts in the near future. This agreement mainly includes the bedrooms to be occupied by each, household chores to be shared, and the rent to be split. No landlord has right to make this agreement between the roommates. But, it is better to prepare an agreement in order to take up the responsibility seriously without giving rise to new discrepancies between you both in the near future with the help of real-estate agents.
Here are a few benefits the roommates can reap by preparing a mate agreement.
It is very pivotal to draft a mate agreement with the other person you are going to share the room despite of knowing him/her very well from the past. This agreement would stand as a proof for you, when any unexpected conflicts arise between you both.
Discuss and create the agreement: Though all the rules are penned on the paper, but it is quite important to sit with your roommate to discuss about what more can be included in the agreement. Initially, you might feel that everything written in the agreement in fine, but actually when you both discuss, you can come up with new points that are left unnoticed in the agreement. The best part of discussing on this roommate agreement helps you to know each other’s expectations without leaving any communication gap.
Agreement acts a thumb rule to be strictly followed by each other: Generally, roommate rules are not spoken and put down on papers. The conflicts between the mates arises due to untidinessin the room, throwing trash at the place where they eat, not organizing things properly, putting the burden of household chores on one person, etc. So, by setting rules for each other, you can know what chores you have to do.