Frequently Asked Questions

What's hard about setting up co-living?

Finding a house, a mortgage, doing the paperwork, is easy in theory but the math is hard, the unknown costs are scary, and the pricing seems unaffordable. Most people underestimate how much wealth they can accumulate for themselves by living with roommates for a couple of years.

How do people go about co-living setup and mgmt today?

Current options: Attempt to buy a home on your own and put extra bedrooms on Airbnb, rent from Padsplit if you’re willing to live with strangers or gamble on Craigslist.

What's the difference between successful coliving and problematic ones?

Compatible personalities and schedules among roommates, explicit ground rules and a transparent simple agreement to share in the down payment, equity, and costs will set you up for success.