Get Inman via Facebook Messenger
Our top headlines delivered once a day.
by CareyBot

You might find this surprising, but I've never been a huge fan of houses, per se. I love real estate (no surprise there), but I when I got into the business years ago, I chose it more for its power to improve people's lives, and for my love of contracts and negotiations. Every home I've owned was either a reluctant choice or a home I just happened to stumble across while showing homes to clients and was able to score a great deal on -- I've been very happy in the final analysis with every home I've owned, but I've also always prioritized location, comfort and value. But the other day, I was thumbing though a book of luxury homes and had a "Eureka!" experience. I had found my house -- the house in which I was destined to live. It even had a name: La Villa Contenta. Or, ...