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Getting a lodger

Getting in a lodger is a great way of earning some extra cash. Whether it's to help with the mortgage, fund a holiday or you just want some company around the house, having a lodger can be a great experience for both of you.

There are several things you should consider if you're thinking of taking in a lodger so you don't get any surprises later on. That's where Lodgers.com comes in - we've got plenty of information on all the things you need to be aware of from tax and finance and contracts to tips on advertising your room. We've also put together a handy step by step guide to getting in a lodger to get things off to a smooth start.