I Spent All My Money and Bought A House I Hate. Here is What I Learned.

How the 2020 pandemic housing fever shrunk my savings by 50%

From hindsight, I should have seen all of the warning signs, but the pandemic housing fever got the better of me.

In the summer of 2020, I moved across the country from New York to California to begin a new life.

I had been a homeowner for the past few years and things were going pretty well. When I was 27, I bought a cute condo with a killer view of New York City and enjoyed my time there for the…

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Stella Guan

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Award-winning designer, entrepreneur and educator. https://instagram.com/stella.guan https://www.pathunbound.com https://www.stellaguan.com/email-signup

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