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But it seems that this is the future, rather than a temporary state.
Spare Room themselves have noticed the similarity between the two experiences, setting up regular “speed-flatmating” events across London.
It's not difficult to see why people might think both dating and house-hunting have lost the soul that was previously at the crux of both processes.
It's a lot less romantic to meet someone via a computer screen, just as it’s a lot more utilitarian to meet the person you're going to share a home with through a few message back-and-forths and a ten minute interview-style interaction.
I'm not convinced it works for relationships either, but the continued existence of the process is some kind of evidence that it does.– for reduced rent, or even rent-free, if we “get on”.Dateinadash is Londons most stylish speed dating and singles events service.Flat hunting in today’s London is certainly not for the faint-hearted.Just as my OKCupid inbox is full of strange men propositioning me in as crass a way as possible, so I received unsolicited messages on Spare Rom from men in their forties offering me the illustrious opportunity to live in their home – maybe even share a bed!