With San Francisco real estate the highest in the nation, it’s easy to feel you’ve been priced out of the market. Are you starting to wonder how you’ll ever afford a home? Maybe it’s time to get creative. According to Forbes, 36% of first-time homebuyers would have a roommate if it meant being able to afford a home sooner. Do you have a friend with dreams to buy a home as well? Perhaps you can invest in a home together. Yes, I know. Having a roommate doesn’t sound ideal, but finally owning a home does. And a good investment means you can hopefully sell in a few years, and then afford to buy your OWN home. The article here has a great list of pros and cons for this type of investment.