Writer & Editor
Last year, we jumped into the feeding frenzy that is real estate in Missoula looking for a house big enough to fit both our kids. Somehow we got very lucky and ended up buying one--but it took months of disappointment, frustration, and being outbid by tens of thousands of dollars before we did. That experience inspired my look at what the pandemic has done to real estate in Colorado, where the competition is similar but the prices, much higher, for 5280. Here's what happens when everybody wants to live the dream in the Mountain West--and because of remote work, suddenly can.