Co-living- Advantages, Industry players and Frequently Asked Questions


Co-living- Advantages, Industry players and Frequently Asked Questions


Common's Complete Guide to Coliving- Advantages, Industry players and Frequently Asked Questions.

When we hear co-living, we imagine different accommodation options like PG, dormitory, hostels, apartments, paying guests. We start to relive memories of our hostel life. There are many questions that occupy our mind. Here are the 10 most frequently asked questions answered!

1. What is coliving?

Co-living in one sentenece is living in private bedroom and sharing common spaces with others in trendy modern homes. You meet people with different cultures who share their untold stories based on their travel experiences. 

2. Who lives in Co-living spaces?


It is popular with backpacker travelers, students, corporate executives, IIT IIM interns for 3 months. Working salaried men and women prefer to rent the stay with food.


3. Industry players in Co-living spaces?

The top industry players in co-living space are:  Colive, YourSpace, Stanza living, Zolostays, Rentmystay, Abuzz Oxford Caps, Backpacker Panda, Zostels, OyoLife. Stanza coliving with locations in Ahmedabad, Chennai, Hyderabad, Delhi apart from Pune and Bangalore. Some of their clients are executives on 2- 3 months project and looking to rent a furnished paying guests apartment at low cost. Oxfordcaps: India′s Largest Student Accommodation|Hostels.


4. Why should I consider coliving?

Coliving is affordable compared to traditional apartment rentals. It is convenient and comes with built-in community like colive. Eliminates financial liability of roommates as you do not have to find flatmates. Coliving offers flexibility of stay and allows you to live light.You can stay for few months and do not need to carry your furniture and other furnishing around.


5. Can I bring my pet to live with me at the co-living space?

This clearly depends on the policy of the place you are renting. Clearly read rules and policies before moving in with your pet. Most of the hostels are not dog or other pet friendly


6. Which cities co-living concept is popular in?

Co-living spaces are popular in Mumbai, Pune and Bangalore. It is clearly evident that driving force is the cost of renting the apartment and population of young generation where the college hostels are popular. Great examples of coliving is dealing best Girls and boys hostel in India.Your-Space is India's premier student housing brand; delivering an award-winning  student hostel housing near big universities and colleges like NMIMS, Amity in Viman Nagar Pune, Mumbai and Koramangla Bangalore. 

7. How much will it cost me?

The cost of hostel and paying guests accommodation should depend on city, location and type and quality of rental apartments. The facilities provided by coliving inustry operators can impact the overall cost.


8. What are the points to keep in mind while booking PG Hostel or Co-living space?

A. Always visit the place before booking paying guest dormitory for long stay as they make fake the photos. B.Find out in advance about the tenants who are already staying in the coliving apartment. C. If you are looking for female accommodation in working women hostel then you should make sure that no male occupant is staying and the apartment is not rened to gents. D. You can also meet the tenants before signing the contract. This will give you fair idea if these are the types of occupants you would like to spend your 3-6 months with.


9. What will I have to share with other and will I have enough privacy

co-living offers facilities such as a common kitchen, dining area, lounge as a common work zone which occupants can use. Should you need privacy you may book your own private one bed room or Studio apartment with attached washroom. If you are an extrovert and a person who can migle with others then backpacker hostels are your kind of place to stay for short durtaion or long stay.


10. Can I bring my own furniture and can my male friends visit me at female PG?

Most co-living apartments are fully furnished and there is literally no need to carry your own furniture. Should you stay for a year or longer and require minimal upgrades like closet drawers, desks, etc. it is usually no problem. 

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