Exodus: For Bay Area millennials, moving up means moving out
He informally surveyed about 40 friends and found only one or two planning to stay here. “In the last few years,” he said, “we’ve really hit a wall.”
The Hursts sold their home on Pepper Tree Lane for $930,000 and are moving near Spokane, Wa., where other Bay Area friends have moved. The couple is building a 3,200-square foot custom home, with a big lot for their golden retriever, Buddy.
They sold the house in June, less than three years after they bought it. For the next month, they’ll teach summer camp and live with Jen’s parents. In August, they’ll pack up their new RV, take a long vacation and leave the Bay Area for good.