More Home Buyers Are Living The Dream—On Water

After six months of home hunting in California’s crazy-expensive San Francisco Bay Area, software consultant T.J. Houle, 37, closed in May on a charming one-bedroom, 1.5-bathroom house with hardwood floors and waterfront views in Alameda. The best part? It cost about half of what most homes are going for in the area.

“I knew immediately this was the home for me,” says Houle, who was impressed by the home’s abundance of sunlight. “If you’re going to buy a house, it should be something that you love.”

But there was a catch: Her home isn’t just on the waterfront—it’s on the water.    MORE

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