- Liza Story is a 36-year-old realtor in Park City, Utah — a 40-minute drive from Salt Lake City — where the real estate market is hot.
- During the pandemic, she’s noticed a barrage of buyers fleeing California to escape wildfires and city lockdowns; people who can now do their jobs from anywhere want to live in the mountains.
- Park City is an easy sell, given its beautiful location, small-town vibe, and luxury ski resort amenities.
- She’s sold six homes in the last six weeks, ranging from $450,000 to $1.7 million in price, and says that construction in the area can’t keep up with the demand.
- This is what her job is like, as told to freelance writer Amber Gibson.
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I grew up in Park City, Utah, so I consider myself a true local. It’s still a small town, with less than 9,000 residents,