When looking for a housemate, an advert for a hygienic and friendly lodger who can afford to pay the bills usually suffices.
But, as these bizarre roommate adverts attest, some people seek something a little more specific when looking for someone to move in.
People have taken to the internet to share the strangest adverts they've seen – and they'll put you off house sharing ever again.
People have taken to the internet to share the strangest housemate adverts they've seen and some of them are very specific – including this man who had a detailed list of housemate attributes
Blink and you'll miss it! While this advert seemed fairly standard, the advertiser's preference to walk around naked might put tenants off
One man made his preferences very clear and urged people to only make serious inquiries
This advert for a free room looked too good to be true – and it certainly was after the landlord's peculiar fetish was revealed
A man who offered to pay, cook and clean for a tenant wanted something very specific in return for his services
This landlord sounded very normal until his strange toilet tendencies were unearthed in the final paragraph of the advert
Two tenants posted an advert looking for a housemate who they wanted to spend absolutely no time with
A married man made his use for the property completely clear and was simply looking for a housemate who would turn a blind eye to his illicit liaisons
Some of the adverts seemed so far-fetched they couldn't possibly be real
One man is hoping that his new tenant will don a very strange outfit around the house
One male landlord had a very peculiar way of decided how much rent his tenant should pay
Many of the landlords were looking for very specific qualities in a housemate, including this man seeking a bodyguard to keep an eye on him 24/7
If you're happy to crash on a couch then this landlord has just the offer for you
One landlord was looking for housemates with benefits – and was willing to offer free rent in return
Single ladies who have always dreamt of life on the high seas would be thrilled to spot this advert
Anyone who has dreamt of being a model but hasn't quite made it onto the catwalk would delight in this offer
A couple posted an advert to reveal they were seeking a girlfriend/pet hybrid who would be 'completely submissive'
This advert for someone with very specific sexual preferences is sure to put most people off sharing a house
A couple posted a rather ominous photo of themselves to offer their babysitting services
Someone seeking a roommate was afraid of being candid in his biography
The adverts included a man willing to rent out his room for $1 – but it came with a catch