Hacker Connect January 16 in New York
An event for and by the real estate tech community

Editor's note: The Internet has been a partner in the home ownership explosion of the last decade, prompting anyone with a computer to find his or her perfect home. In this special three-part series, we explore some of the more unique homes people have found online. These are homes that, pre-Internet, would've been difficult, if not impossible to find. (See Part 1: Dream homes on eBay (Barbie not included) and Part 2: Historic home travels from Michigan to California.) Chasing a long-held dream of owning acreage, Kit Strandberg this year traded the congestion of city life for 47 acres of farmland and a 55-mile commute to work each day. Ever since 9/11, she considered moving out of urban Portland, Ore., but she never thought it would happen so soon. Using the Web, Strandberg looked at vir...