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Seeking Roommate

A group for those of you who are new to China and looking to live with a fellow EFer. Should you be looking for someone with whom to share an apartment, note your contact information and EF city where you will be working.

Members: 429
Latest Activity: Jul 18

Useful City Guide

Useful Shanghai Websites


Smart Shanghai - for housing, metro map, addresses in Chinese AND English, hilarity in the form of articles 

Explore Shanghai Metro Map - is there a cooler metro map anywhere in the world?! 

Shanghai Expat - forums, dining, property, etc. 

Enter Shanghai  - free apartment services for expats living in Shanghai. 

Shanghai List - for events nightlife and music 

City Weekend - for events, deals, reviews, articles: 

Craigs List - for housing, selling stuff, etc.  

Shanghai Helpline (24 hrs):  962288 

Guanxi (text in English, get English and Chinese addresses):  106695882929

Discussion Forum


Started by Ariel Nguyen Jul 16. 0 Replies

Hey guys,I have to go home in July 28th 2016 and need a replacement for my room as I am leaving before my year contract. If anyone needs a room, located close to People Square - Shanghai, please add…Continue

Tags: apartment, Roommate, Square, People, Shanghai

Seeking Roommate in Shanghai, Arriving July 20th!

Started by Justin Cornett Jul 15. 0 Replies

Hello everyone!My name is Justin and I'm looking for a roomate(s) in Shanghai for the year. I'll be located at the Times Square location (#16 on the EF map close to the Shangcheng Road Metro…Continue

Tags: shared apartment, apartment, Shanghai, roomate

Housing in Chongqing

Started by Towana C. Daniels "Ana". Last reply by Charly Long Jun 26. 1 Reply

Hello,I will be arriving in Chongqing sometime during the first week of.September ro teach at EF Kinds and Teens...I am looking for a roommate. I can be contacted here or at…Continue

Seeking roommate or apartment

Started by Nina Mulder Jun 13. 0 Replies

Hello, I'm Nina.I'm arriving this Wednesday in Beijing, teaching kids & teens and I am wondering if anyone would like to share an apartment, within 30 minutes of Gongzhufen subway station on line…Continue

Tags: roommate, beijing

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Comment by Ariel Nguyen on July 16, 2016 at 9:59am

Hey guys, I have to go home in July 28th 2016 and need a replacement for my room as I am leaving before my year contract.  If anyone needs a room, located close to People Square - Shanghai, please add me on wechat: Tangel_AN

The room is literally 1 minute walk from Xinzha Road station, line 1, very convenient to get to most places within the 10 - 15 minutes by the metro. It's a shared apartment with international people (not with EF) so you can mingle with different people!

Comment by Britney Francis on July 10, 2016 at 5:11am
I'll be arriving in Beijing in September and will be looking to share a space.
Comment by Brenda Coulson on July 10, 2016 at 1:20am
Looking for a roommate(s)..... Arriving July 13 Guangzhou!
Comment by Victoria Waller on June 7, 2016 at 1:58pm

Hi everyone, I will be arriving in Shanghai in Aug.  If anyone in Shanghai is looking for a roommate please contact me, thank you =)

Comment by Rachel Holt on May 16, 2016 at 5:11pm

Hello all! I'll be arriving in Beijing May 18, 2016, but I'll be working in Tianjin and am looking for a roommate. I'm finding a lot of stuff on Beijing and Shanghai, so if anyone knows of some good resources for TJ, please let me know. :)


Comment by Opal Bullock on April 30, 2016 at 7:41am

Hello I will be arriving in Shanghai June 22nd is anyone coming around that time looking for a roommate? 

Comment by Sidra on March 15, 2016 at 12:11am
Hi everyone, especially those arriving in April/May 2016! I have a room becoming available in my beautiful apartment, on the 3rd of May. We are right next to Zhongtan Road Underground Station on Lines 3 & 4, you will not find an apartment any closer to a station! I'm from England, and I work in the online centre (30 minute commute on one train, including the walk) and my house mate is from America, and she works with kids and teens. We are fun-loving pair, and super easy to get along with! Our third house mate is leaving us, and we need to fill her room. The rent is 3300 a month. Please add me on we chat for more info, and pics: MissSidraUK
Comment by Jessica Dell on November 9, 2015 at 8:35am

Hi everyone- I'm Jessica from Connecticut, USA. I'm heading to GZ in January and will be teaching adults. I would love to find a roommate(s) to share an apartment with when we arrive. Feel free to send me a message if you're interested and want to chat more. Safe travels everyone!

Comment by Steven Russel Lee Ng on August 20, 2015 at 1:21pm
@ Mark. It may be different for others, but it seems to me like it all depends on the leasing contract. Myself and 2 others just moved into a place in GZ that was already established and we took over the lease that expired at the same time the others were leaving. If you leave after the year with EF, you shouldn't have to find someone to take over.
Comment by Mark Gene Darby on August 20, 2015 at 3:55am

I was wondering if someone might be able to enlighten me. It seems that when people are moving out of their places of residence to head home, they almost have to find a replacement first. Is there truth to this? Or am I just assuming this?



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