Hey, Roomie!

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.