What Real Estate Investors Should Know About Shared Housing

Top of Mind

Jun 8 2022 • 49 mins


In this episode of the Top of Mind podcast, Mike Simonsen sits down with Johnny Wolff, Founder and CEO of HomeRoom, to talk about HomeRoom’s innovative platform for matching renters with real estate investors. Johnny discusses the advantages of shared housing for both renters and investors, the growing trend of young adults living with roommates, why cities see opportunities in shared housing, and more.

About Johnny Wolff

Johnny Wolff is the CEO and Founder of HomeRoom — one of the fastest-growing real estate investing platforms in the United States.

HomeRoom simplifies out-of-state investing and streamlines affordable renting. The company’s marketplace connects rental property investors seeking a turnkey, high-yield experience with renters seeking modern yet affordable housing.

Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn:

  • The advantages of shared housing for both renters and investors
  • How remote work has created a massive opportunity for shared housing
  • The growing trend of young adults living with roommates
  • The case for increasing density to help our housing crisis
  • How cities are working with HomeRoom to address living affordability challenges

Featuring Mike Simonsen, CEO of Altos Research

A true data geek, Mike founded Altos Research in 2006 to bring data and insight on the U.S. housing market to those who need it most. The company now serves the largest Wall Street investment firms, banks, and tens of thousands of real estate professionals around the country. Mike's insights on the market have been featured in Forbes, New York Times, Bloomberg, Dallas Morning News, Seattle PI, and many other national media outlets.

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