Explosion Of 'Zoom Towns' In Pacific Northwest Cause Home Prices To Skyrocket
There’s a new term in the lexicon — “Zoom towns” — those scenic places experiencing a surge of house hunters. The booming demand comes from employees freed by the pandemic to work from home long term.
Such people have gone looking for more elbow room and a lifestyle change. They’re re-settling in places like Aspen, Colorado; Truckee, California; and Bethel, Maine.
The Northwest News Network’s Tom Banse looked into Zoom towns in the Pacific Northwest.
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