Mutual Expectations Talk for Housemates

Posted by Linda J. Green on Jun 28, 2019 12:01:00 PM
It is important to discuss a wide variety of details with any prospective housemate before you each know if the living arrangement will be a good fit. This interview guide will support you step by step through an initial in person visit.

Finding a Compatible Housemate: The First 10 Things to Consider

Posted by Sarah Oswald on Jun 10, 2019 9:09:00 AM

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.

 

How Do I Ensure I Find a Compatible Housemate? (Video)

Posted by Silvernest Team on Jun 8, 2019 3:31:00 PM

Silvernest’s roommate matching technology takes all the worry out of finding the right person to share your home. This video explains how roommate matching works and shares some of our best tips for creating your profile, interviewing potential renters, and more.

Five Ways to Bond with Your Over-50 Roommate

Posted by Silvernest Team on Jun 1, 2018 3:31:42 PM

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.

 

A Twist on the Sharing Economy: What Is Homesharing?

Posted by Margaret-Ann Burness on Oct 21, 2017 10:38:34 AM

In recent years, there’s been a lot conversation about the sharing economy. So, what is it exactly?

 

It’s the simple things that make Fall special

Posted by Silvernest Team on Sep 5, 2017 11:17:25 AM

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!

Are you ready to join the gig economy?

Posted by Silvernest Team on Aug 5, 2017 11:40:05 AM

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.

 

Silvernesting: A Feature by Jane Wells of CNBC

Posted by Silvernest Team on May 16, 2017 12:16:31 PM

“The roommate business is booming!” Jane Wells, CNBC

Seven Things To Do with Extra Income

Posted by Silvernest Team on Apr 26, 2017 10:10:14 AM

What would you do with an extra $700 per month?

Three Tips to a Successful Housemate Search

Posted by Silvernest Team on Apr 3, 2017 9:02:00 AM

Bringing housemates together with built-in security and success.

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.