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A new roommate-matching service in Sacramento, Calif., helps singles find compatible apartment mates through coffee Â?mixersÂ? at 8 p.m.

Residents of Sacramento, Calif., have a fun new way to meet compatible roommates at a time when housing costs in California have priced many professional singles out of the market.

Roommates at Eight ( finds compatible roommates in the Sacramento area and hosts mixers for these potential roommates to meet. Think speed dating for roommates.

With more and more singles in the Sacramento area, the need for shared expenses is great. People just starting their careers or recently divorced often have trouble making their mortgage or rent. A roommate is a good solution.

Most roommate matching services only match based on location and price range. Roommates at Eight has an extensive personality profile which it uses to match between 6 and 8 people who have similar habits and lifestyles. Then, clients meet at a coffee house at eight in the evening.

Once there, a hostess greets them and leads them through activities which help them find their perfect match. No personal information is given out by Roommates at Eight. If clients want to meet each other again it is entirely up to the individuals to arrange a second meeting.

However, if clients are unable to make a match on the first try, they are invited to a second mixer for free.


Katie Doak


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