We’re a real estate tech company making it easier for friends, family, and unmarried partners to buy homes together.
What we believe
Homeownership should be accessible
At Pairadime we believe everyone should be able to own a home. And co-buying with friends or family does more than just make it possible to own property. It builds stronger communities, lessens environmental impact, helps people find lasting financial security, and increases quality of life.
Our mission is to educate and empower aspiring buyers by providing free, easy-to-use tools and resources, as well as connections to local agents and mortgage brokers who can help.
In short, we’re here to help you realize your dreams of owning a home, together.
what we do
We make buying a home together easier
Buying a home with friends, family, a significant other, or an investment partner can seem complicated and overwhelming. Here’s how we make it simpler and more secure.
Tools that simplify
Experts near you
Resources that clarify
We break down the best practices of buying a home together so you can make the most of your investment.
who we are
Meet the team
Laura is a software developer in Toronto, Ontario. Having worked with large corporations and small agencies, this is her first time at a start-up full of passionate nerds. Her goal is to co-buy a property where everyone has to chip in for the home gym.
Rich has been a freelance advertising copywriter for nearly twenty years and is based in Toronto. He’s worked on advertising campaigns for over 100 different brands including IKEA, Toyota, Stella Artois, and Microsoft. Rich co-bought an income property with a friend in 2018. He recommends the adventure.
A digital product designer and design leader from Ottawa, Ontario, Tyler enjoys unravelling complex problems and creating meaningful products and experiences that seem simple, but allow people to do exceptional things. Outside of product and design, Tyler spent several years running a successful podcast, “Hack To Start,” which shared stories of the innovative ways people achieve success.
Graphic & Brand Designer
Sienna is a graphic designer, artist, and producer living in the Pacific Northwest. She’s passionate about weaving beauty, balance, and meaning into her artistic and professional creations.
COO & Co-Founder
Brian has spent over twenty years working at the intersection of business and technology, with an emphasis on business development and go-to-market strategy. He previously worked as a management consultant at BCG and as an engineer at NASA. He has an MBA from MIT, a M.Eng. from UC Berkeley, and a BSc from Brown. Brian co-bought a home in Vancouver, BC in 2019 with his partner and their housemate.
Senior Software Engineer
Doug is a full stack developer and senior software engineer residing in New Brunswick, Canada. He’s been coding for over a decade and finds immense joy in designing robust backend architecture that can be leveraged across multiple product platforms. He plans to co-buy a heritage home in St John with his partner and friend group and turn the basement into a roller derby rink.
CMO & Co-founder
Eric specializes in marketing, team building, and bringing talented people together to do stuff. He has fifteen years of experience in digital marketing, with time at Facebook and AOL. He has MBA and BS degrees from SDSU and McGill University. Eric tried to co-buy a vacation property with several friends in 2018, and without an agreement builder the project stalled.
CEO & Co-Founder
Joe founded Hoppis Real Estate in Bellingham, WA in 2016 and quickly grew it to $20 million in annual transactions. In 2020, he converted his brokerage to Pairadime to focus solely on co-buying. Joe co-bought an investment property with his partner in 2017—and learned the importance of having a co-ownership agreement.
Senior UX Designer
Jason is a product designer from London, England who now resides in BC, Canada. He’s been a digital designer, product designer, and user experience designer for over a decade, a teacher of user experience design for over three years, and has been stoked about user-centric design practices since day one!
Strategic Marketing Director
After graduating from the University of Texas at Austin with a degree in advertising, Sarah moved to New York and has since spent nearly a decade as a campaign strategist and media planner, working for brands including Spotify, Sour Patch Kids, and Hennessy. She leads Pairadime’s social media and advertising strategy.
Copywriter, Website & UX Designer
Kristen is a journalist turned copywriter whose work has appeared in Rolling Stone, Time Out New York, The Boston Globe, and Good Housekeeping. At Pairadime, she’s leveraging her writing chops, aesthetic sense, and intuitive customer understanding to play a key role in website and UX design.
Brent has thirty-one years of experience in mortgage, with stints at Prudential Financial, Wells Fargo, Bank of America, and JP Morgan Chase. He’s conducted asset management and portfolio risk management for HUD, Fannie Mae, FDA, and Bank of America. In 2015, he founded Venture Lynk Capital to advise businesses on real estate finance and managing residential mortgage lending risk.