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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: 454
Latest Activity: Oct 22

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

Brand New 2br/1b apt 2 min walk from the metro

Started by Victoria Waller. Last reply by James Ryan Halpin May 31, 2017. 1 Reply

Hi, my roommate and I will be leaving Shanghai in the beginning of February and are looking for someone to take over our lease.  We have only been living in the apartment for 5 months and before we…Continue

bedroom available in Jing'an (line 2,7)

Started by Mapula Jan 20, 2017. 0 Replies

I am moving out of my apartment and I need someone to take over the lease.The apartment is on 123 yanping road in Jing'an. There are grocery stores, convenient stores, bars and a gym just outside the…Continue

Room Available 8/30 Shanghai

Started by Michael Quinn. Last reply by Michael Quinn Aug 17, 2016. 1 Reply

Hello everyone! I am heading back home and need someone to take over my room starting 08/30/2016. It is located between Zhongshan Park (Line 2,3,4) and Jiangsu Road (Line 2,11) stations. It is in a 6…Continue

Room available August 2016 Beijing

Started by Caitlin Van Alstyne Jul 28, 2016. 0 Replies

Single room available in a 3 bedroom apartment in Chaoyangmen, Beijing.Easy access to lines 6 and 2. Centrally located, easy access to bars and popular areas in Beijing.Less than a 2 minute walk to…Continue

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Comment by Chris Kang on August 17, 2018 at 4:59am

Hey everyone! I'm moving to Shanghai on September 12th. I don't know my placement yet, but I would love to have one or two roommates when I get there. Please let me know if you're interested!

Comment by Keith Mitchell on June 1, 2018 at 2:57am

Hey all! I will be arriving in Beijing on September 12th! I am looking for a roommate. I am outgoing, and hilarious and I don't take up much space!

Comment by Sibusiso Sikhosana on February 20, 2018 at 5:01pm

Hi everyone, I'm moving to Guangzhou - Tianhe district and to be starting March 7th to be specific. Anyone willing to share an apartment? 

Comment by Adam Dilley on February 15, 2018 at 12:16am

Hey everyone! I am, like everyone else on here, looking for a roommate(s). I'll be in Beijing on March 21st. I'm not picky on male or female-really much of anything-I just want some clean people! :)

Comment by Ellen Slugg on January 27, 2018 at 1:18pm

Hi everyone! Anyone else moving to Beijing March 21st? I am looking for 1-2 roommates. Thanks!

Comment by Shaddai Livingston on January 6, 2018 at 7:28am

Anyone moving to Shenzhen and looking for a roommate?

Comment by James Ryan Halpin on May 31, 2017 at 10:54am

Anybody else moving to Shanghai in Late July/Early August?  Still waiting for Visa Application, but tentatively starting then, looking for EF roommates.

Comment by Erin McLaughlin on May 23, 2017 at 10:02am

Moving to Shenzhen with the June 21 intake - Ideally I would love to have 1-2 roommates to cut down costs. I don't know where I'll be placed yet, but let me know if you're interested! 

Comment by Victoria Waller on January 18, 2017 at 6:39pm

Hey, is there anyone moving to Shanghai soon? I'm looking for 2 people to take over my lease by February. Brand new 2br/1b apt 2 min walk from the line 10&11. Centrally located only 5 min walk from a track, bars, cafe's, pharmacies, movie theater, art district, local markets, international grocery story and more!

Comment by Brianne Simone on January 4, 2017 at 12:28am
Hello! I will be arriving in Shanghai tomorrow with the January 4th intake. If you're looking for a roommate, I'd love to share an apartment.

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