Intrigued by homesharing but wondering how to find a housemate you can trust, get along with and perhaps even become friends?
The truth is, as with any relationship, the definition of a good housemate is entirely subjective and very personal. That means the number one thing to look for in a housemate is alignment. Whatever your personal preferences and perspective, look for someone who is aligned with most or all of them—especially with those that are most important to you.
The term “roommate” has a significantly different meaning in your 50s than it did in your 20s. But no matter how your tastes or needs may change, sharing your space with someone may still bring a lot of benefits to your life. From helping with a mortgage or supplementary income, to providing companionship during changing times, having a roommate past 50 is becoming a growing trend, and for good reason.
Even as adults there is something in the air at “back to school” time. Empty notebooks and brand new pens speak to new beginnings and getting back to a familiar routine after the summer’s adventures. Though the memories of summer are sweet, fall brings its own kind of magic – from its celebrations to the foods to the pumpkin spiced everything!
Targeting Older Workers
Los Angeles-based Tengia connects seasoned workers to opportunities in industries they know well. Whether you miss having a place to make a contribution each day or need a paycheck, the goal of the company is to connect older workers with meaningful work.
“The roommate business is booming!” Jane Wells, CNBC
What would you do with an extra $700 per month?
Let’s face it, bringing a new housemate into your home is daunting. The uncertainty of who will share your space can be unnerving at first. At Silvernest, we have made it our number one priority to make the process painless and FUN! Nowadays, the options to find a roommate are becoming non-existent like classified ads, or kind of scary with no way to vet who may come to your door. Rest easy, we know! And we have done the thinking for you to manage the process from start to finish.