New FourStory Series on Home Buying

This year, I’m going to begin a new series which profiles first-time home buyers who’ve dealt with the market over the past 5 years.  Here’s a taste of the first article, about a guy named Trevor who bought a home in Culver City, CA:

Here’s where Trevor’s home-buying journey hit a brick wall: he couldn’t actually find a home. Like anyone in the market, he had a list in his mind of all of the things he wanted, and he told himself that he wouldn’t negotiate on any of them. So naturally, every new space came with its own set of frustrations when one of those things was missing, and between scouring websites, spending whole weekends with his agent, and sometimes driving around alone, months were spent searching in vain.

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