I moved to Melbourne for college. Are there any apartments in Melbourne that offer individual leases in case I decide to have a roommate?

Roommates can be a great option especially if you're moving to a new town for college or if you don't know anyone and would just like to meet some people quickly. They can have a lot of advantages, such as company for you, someone to help split bills, and someone to ask for favors. There can also be disadvantages or concerns you may have like will you get along, will they pay their bills, etc. That's why it's a great idea to look into what apartments in Melbourne offer to you as a resident that can help you have the benefit of a roommate with the protection you need in case it doesn't work out. Two of these great common options for apartments in Melbourne are individual leases and roommate matching. Individual leases for your apartment can provide you with the luxury of sharing your apartment, but with individual responsibility so that you don't have to worry about a roommate sticking you with the whole rent if they can't pay. Roommate matching is an option for your apartment in Melbourne that provides you with the opportunity to have a roommate, but one that is selected to fit the lifestyle you have as well as the one you want to have with a roommate.

You can use our easy apartment search guide on Sunstateapartments.com to break down your choice of new apartment in Melbourne into a few options by choosing apartment communities and units with amenities great for unfamiliar roommates such as: individual leases and roommate matching. You can do this by first clicking “Search Now” and then down on the left-hand side you'll see the different criteria. Go to the section that says “Student Housing Options” and you'll see that both individual leases and roommate matching are listed. Just click on the dot under “Yes” and the site will automatically limit the options to the apartments in Melbourne with any all of those amenities great for roommates. Through this easy apartment search guide you can also search for other criteria that you are looking for in your apartment like rental rates, number of bedrooms, if it's pet-friendly, or other amenities that you'd like in your apartment in Melbourne.

Once Sunstateapartments.com has populated the options for your new apartment in Melbourne take a look at them, evaluate where they are located, what they offer, what their rental rates are, and if they offer roommate matching and individual leases for the apartments in their communities. Pick the apartment in Melbourne you think best fits your needs and contact them to find out more information or schedule a tour. After doing that, chose your apartment in Melbourne and start this new, exciting period in your life!

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