🌱 What’s it like to live in LifeX?
In short, pretty awesome. After all, we created LifeX for ourselves. Want to have social time? You can do that. Need some more space for yourself? Of course, you can do that too. We welcome extroverts and introverts. The layouts of our apartments ensure that there is always plenty of space for you to recede to. The community is our top priority, so we have several events for our members to participate in including board game nights and dinners.
📇 Can I use LifeX as my permanent address?
Yes, you can use it as permanent address (CPR registration in Denmark, Anmeldung in Germany etc.).
💵 How much does living in LifeX cost?
The price depends on the city and the private room size that you choose. You can see more about pricing here or just contact us and we'll help you find the right spot for your needs and budget.
You can also browse all our places with prices here. Please note that the prices include everything: from furnishing to utility bills, wi-fi, regular cleaning, etc. There are no hidden fees - you always only pay one bill a month and that's it.
Deposit: We try to minimize deposits to make moving into LifeX as frictionless as possible. Deposits vary from city to city in the range of €1 - €1.5k.
We do also ask you to prepay the last month's rent when you join LifeX. So when you give your one month move out notice you don't have to pay anything more.
🗓️ How long can I stay in LifeX?
The minimum stay in LifeX is 3 months (in most cities) and there is no upper limit - you can stay as long as you want. If you're unsure about minimum stay in your desired city, please get in touch with us via [email protected].
🛌 How big are the private rooms?
Typical room range for single:
- X Small: 7-10 msq
- Small: 10-12 msq
- Medium: 12-15 msq
- Large: 15-20 msq
Typical room range for couples:
- Medium: 20-23 msq
- Large: 23-25 msq
🌍 Who can live in LifeX and where do the members come from?
LifeX members come from all over the world and a big range of professions. In all, we have 50+ nationalities with professions ranging from tech, consulting, art, teaching, etc. Most members are between 25-40 yrs age, but we also have a few of them that are closer to 50 yrs age. We love diversity and promote environments where members get to experience different perspectives.
🙋 What’s expected of me?
This is a co-living community, so keeping the place clean and helping others is very appreciated. We have a very high standard for service and cleanliness so it is important that the place is maintained well. Also, please respect other members and their property. We also ask each new member to accept our member guidelines before moving into LifeX - you can check them out here.
📞 What’s the application process?
Once you sign up here, we will schedule a call to see how you will fit in LifeX and which apartment would fit you the best. Once approved, you sign a digital contract and get the initial invoice which is due in 5 days.
🏡 How big are LifeX apartments?
Most of our apartments are around 300-350 m2 with a few around 250 m2. Each has a nice kitchen and a big living room area, giving you plenty of space to hang out. Laundry is in the apartment itself, making it very convenient.
🕴 Does LifeX own the apartments?
No, we lease all our apartments from private or commercial landlords. We take over big and beautiful apartments that are often even empty because of high rent and redesign them to fit our co-living concept.
🔍 Can I see the apartment before I move in?
We would love for you to see our lovely apartments before moving in, but we also want to provide privacy to our current members. That's why we take pictures of all the rooms that are available for you to see in our room system before moving. This enables our upcoming members to choose just the right apartment and room for their needs.
All apartments are furnished in the same beautiful Nordic style. So the pictures in our gallery should give you a general feeling of how a typical apartment might look like. You can also see pictures of exact apartments here.
🍽️ What accessories are included in LifeX apartments? Do I need to bring anything?
We try to provide as many common accessories as possible so you don't have to worry or bring anything when you move in. From kitchen appliances, to utensils, cutlery, vases, mixers, toast machines, plates, pans, cups, hair dryers, steam irons and more.
👪 How many people live in each LifeX apartment?
Depending on the size of the apartment, there are 4 to 8 people in each house, meaning that each member typically has around 40-50m2 of total space. Each member has their own room with everything furnished, serviced and cleaned, so you just have to move in with your suitcase.
📜 Do your contracts always start on the first of the month?
In general, yes. Let us know what day you would like to move in in your application and our team will let you know what the possibilities are.
🛄 When I arrive, when can I move in?
You can move in on any date in the month as long as it's not during the weekend or on public holidays. We can check you in Monday-Friday between 2 pm-and 8 pm. That said, in some cities (mostly in Copenhagen) we have the possibility to use a key sharing service, which will enable you to move in whenever you want. Please consult our community team ([email protected]) if you expect to arrive outside the general check-in times. Please note that the move in date might vary from your the date your contract starts (which is normally the start of the month).
🐈 Can I have a pet in LifeX?
We love pets, but unfortunately we don't have any pet-friendly apartments available at the moment.
🍳 How does cooking work?
It’s your home and you have full access to the kitchen. It is completely stocked with all the essentials like pots, pans, utensils, etc. We also provide basic spices, oil, sugar, salt as shared supplies. People cook at different times, so you still have personal space for yourself.
✨ What services are provided in LifeX?
We provide cleaning of common areas 2-3 times a week (depending on the city) and cleaning of private rooms once a week. Moreover, we provide basic supplies for homes (toilet paper, paper towels, salt, pepper, oil, coffee, tea, etc.), so you don't have to worry about boring errands.
In some cities (for example Copenhagen) we also provide cleaning and change of bed linen and towels bi-weekly.
All the services are included in the LifeX monthly membership price (there are no hidden or extra charges).
👭 Can my boyfriend/girlfriend/friend/sister etc. visit and stay over?
This is your home, so you can definitely have guests come over. You just have to give heads up to others in your apartment so they are not surprised. Also if the duration of a temporary stay is longer than 2-3 days, let the ops team know and we will take it on a case by case basis.
🍻 What about my friends, who want to come over for dinner?
This is your home, so you are welcome to invite friends over for lunch, dinner, etc. Just give others a heads up and be mindful of the noise after 10 PM. You can always take the fun to a general area with closed doors or take it to the bar.
🔀 Can I easily move between different LifeX apartments?
Yes! Flexibility of living is one of the things we really strive for here at LifeX. Want to live in a different neighbourhood? Sure, you can easily move to a new LifeX apartment. Want to live in a new city? LifeX is probably the simplest way to move to a new city, make friends and feel like home. Once you're a LifeX member you can always see all available rooms in different cities and schedule a move with a few clicks.
📜 What are the contract policies?
- A signed contract is needed to hold a room.
- Membership starts on the date stated on the contract and not based on arrival dates.
- There is a 30 day cancellation notice. If you cancel less than 30 days from the contract start date, we keep your deposit. If you cancel less than 14 days before the contract start date, in addition to keeping your deposit, we will also keep half of your first month's membership.
🙅 What are the membership termination policies?
LifeX minimum stay is 3 months and you can stay as long as you wish. You can terminate your membership at any time with one month notice as long as it is before the end of the previous month. For example, if you would like to end January 31st, then the notice should be given before the end of December.
🤷 Got more questions?
Feel free to ping us via email ([email protected]). We'll make sure to answer as quickly as possible ;)