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What It Offers:

RoommateClick.com, "the Web's leading roommate finding site," helps you find a roommate through its database searching functionality powered by Lifetopia, a provider of global university housing solutions.

Where It Covers:

RoommateClick.com covers the United States and Canada. The company also operates similar sites for the United Kingdom (http://FlatmateClick.co.uk), France (http://ColocationFrance.fr), Germany (http://WG-Klick.de), Australia (http://FlatmateClick.com.au), and China (http://www.TenMates.com).

What You Can Do Without Signing Up:

You can search listings and preview the results.

What It Costs:

RoommateClick.com offers free registration and paid membership packages (or "subscriptions").

With a free registration, you can add your profile with up to five photos, browse matches, and send e-mails to matches. You can also get automatic e-mail notification of new matches that meet your criteria.

Paid membership packages are priced as follows: $12.99 for 7 days, $18.99 for 30 days, $25.99 for 45 days, $28.99 for 60 days, and $59.99 for 365 days. A paid membership lets you read e-mails you receive from other members.

How to Sign Up:

Signing up for RoommateClick.com is quick and easy. You complete an online form that asks for basic information, including whether you need a room or already have a room available, as well as questions about your lifestyle, such as party habits and cleanliness. Choose a username and password, and you're set with your registration. You may upgrade to a paid membership package at any time, if you wish. RoommateClick.com keeps your name, address, phone number, and e-mail address private –- it's up to you to share this information with matches, if you wish.

(If you've already used this service to find a roommate, what advice would you give others who are new to online roommate-matching services? Share your experience and read what others have to say.)

Once You've Found a Roommate:

If you're lucky enough to have found a roommate on RoommateClick.com, you can deactivate your membership at any time.

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