Want to write an article like this?

Try it!

17 Things UEA Students Have Learnt From The Aftermath of Homerun

On Friday the Homerun housing list was released once again amid a mass refreshing of pages and UEA students poised with their fully charged phones ready to call landlords for viewings. Those of you who’ve bagged a house on day one, congratulations you have succeeded. And to those who are still looking don’t despair just yet, there is still hope.

1. It all happens so fast.

via goodreads.com

via goodreads.com

2. Landlords are just as stressed as you about everything.

via gifsec.com

via gifsec.com

3. You were never going to make any lectures or seminars you had on Friday afternoon.

Once the list is released all plans are cancelled.

via ohnotheydidnt.livejournal.com

via ohnotheydidnt.livejournal.com

4. Viewing houses doesn’t take as long as you thought it would.

via pandawhale.com

via pandawhale.com

5. You probably should have spent longer looking in each room though.

When you’re allocating rooms later or trying to compare houses it’s tricky if you can’t remember anything.

via giphy.com

via giphy.com

6. There are lots of questions you forgot to ask at the time and thought of later.

via reddit.com

via reddit.com

7. No one ever taught you how to sign for a house.

via candeocreative.wordpress.com

via candeocreative.wordpress.com

8. Do I have to read the whole contract?

What am I looking for?

via giphy.com

via giphy.com

9. Where is the Golden Triangle and why am I supposed to want to live there?

via undp.org.fj

via undp.org.fj

10. Norwich is split in to so many sections it’s hard to tell where you really are.

via trishadm.wordpress.com

via trishadm.wordpress.com

11. Your contract starts in July but term starts in September and there’s nothing you can do about it.

via icemanoazc.es.tl

via icemanoazc.es.tl

12. People who come to view your house always look terrified.

via buzzfeed.com

via buzzfeed.com

13. You can ask the people who already live there questions, they were you last year.

via inbound.org

via inbound.org

14. The disappointment when you learn that your perfect house has just been signed for by someone else. 

via ohnotheydidnt.livejournal.com

via ohnotheydidnt.livejournal.com

15. Although Homerun is managed by the SU you knew virtually nothing about it until it was too late.

via sharegif.com

via sharegif.com

16. Actually signing for your house is far more terrifying and exciting than you thought it would be.

via lessonsfromdisney.tumblr.com

via lessonsfromdisney.tumblr.com

17. The relief you feel once it’s all over is immense.

via buzzfeed.com

via buzzfeed.com

Want to write an article like this?

Try it!