Why Choose the Collaborative Economy?
The collaborative economy is a new form of marketplace that is based on the sharing and exchange of goods, services, and information between individuals. When you enter, you will discover many benefits, but also enter a global community.Collaborative consumption: The Human Side
In exchange for services and goods, for example sharing a car as one does when using
Renting a holiday accommodation directly from the owner is a great way to travel without breaking the bank. One can save money, even while staying in a great location. Then, you can even open up your travel experience by finding someone who is also sharing their car. The collaborative economy is vast. It stretches from the exchange of clothing (with
Reduce. Reuse. Recycle. These are words we are constantly reminded of and sharing, lending, and exchanging goods helps to achieve this. The sharing economy is more ecologically responsible. One will throw less away when it is no longer needed if they simply allow others to use it. Now, not only you and another person profit from this new economy, but the planet does too! At the end of the day, you enrich your relationships, build new ones, improve your own financial well being and make the world a cleaner, better place. Why not give it a try?Lodgings: It’s Our Sector
At the moment, Roomlala wants to offer every kind of alternative accommodation: rooms in the owner’s home, accommodations in exchange for work, flatshares and more. Since 2008, when housing markets all over the world started to worsen, we have become the symbols of resourcefulness. Roomlala has innovated the housing sector and started a trend of sharing spaces between individuals. We've listed ten reasons to offer accommodation on
It is impossible to create a comprehensive list of sites that take part in the collaborative economy; the market is growing every day. From transport (such as
Where to live in London: A guide
When planning on moving to the Big Smoke, or simply deciding to move to a new area, it can be difficult to figure out where to live in London as the huge amount of choice can be overwhelming, especially if you don’t know the city very well. Whether you’re looking for accommodation in East London, West London, North or South, there’s something for everyone. Students With universities all around the city, students in London are all spread out, just like student housing in London is too. Stud...
House rules to roommate agreements: A guide to life as a flatmate
Whether moving in with people you already know or with complete strangers, flatmate life can be a great experience, but also sometimes a messy one if you’re not careful as living in close quarters can often lead to the odd argument. However, if you follow our tips, you’ll be living in harmony. Set house rules By setting house rules right at the beginning, everyone is on the same page from day one regarding what is expected of themselves and each other. These can include who does which chor...
Buying rental property: How the buy to let scheme works
Buying rental property can be a great investment but, it can also be daunting if you don’t know where to start. The buy to let scheme offers mortgages to people who want to buy a house or flat in order to rent it out. These mortgages are slightly different to normal ones, and often have different requirements and rules. However, like normal mortgages, the buy-to-let scheme lets you buy a property without having to save up to pay it all at once. What’s the difference between a buy-to-let (BTL)...
What to include in your house viewing checklist
If you’re looking for a room, house or flat, it’s likely that you’ll want to go see the property before you sign the rental contract. This might be daunting, especially if it’ll be the first time you’ve gone to a viewing, which is why we’ve created this house viewing checklist to ensure you know everything you need to ask and look for. Things to look out for Potentially the most important part of this house viewing checklist, the things you see (and often hear) can be the biggest tell-tale...