Part 3 of 5 Steps for finding a Good Housemate
Discuss Personal Preferences
Privacy expectations and lifestyle preferences should be discussed and agreed upon. For example, if one person is a night owl and the other is early riser, the arrangement may work flawlessly (to allow each other some alone time). Or, you my clash with one anther (if one person blasts the television or bangs pots and pans while the other is trying to sleep).
Information taken from SRES.