Everyone knows that buying a house is a long and stressful process — and that was the case long before “Covid-19” or “social distancing” became part of our everyday vocabulary.
When I began the search for my first home in December 2019, I underestimated just how long finding the right place would take. I’d done my homework, knew roughly what area I was interested in, and how much money I was willing to spend. But once the pandemic hit, I slammed on the brakes. Life felt too uncertain and making a big purchase felt too risky.
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Still, my moderate obsession with searching Zillow never fully ceased and I’d see places I was interested in here