Name: Giulia Heiman, boyfriend, two dogs, and occasional AirBnb guests
Location: Lake Arrowhead, California
Size: 1,260 square feet
Years lived in: 1 year, owned
My boyfriend and I purchased our vacation home in Lake Arrowhead after getting frustrated with the Los Angeles housing market. Sick of competing for over-priced houses we didn't really like in LA, we thought, let's buy our dream home in Lake Arrowhead for a third of the price. Being a 90-minute drive from our current rental, and seeing as it often takes that much time just to drive from Silver Lake to Santa Monica, we thought, why not?