The pandemic made millennials and Boomers alike reevaluate their life’s choices, especially where to live and the quality of life those choices brought. The second home market has been booming as a result, with Florida being the No. 1 destination. Buyers were willing to give up midnight deliveries of pizza topped with truffle oil and arugula for warm weather, a swimming pool and 5,000 square feet of living. While home offices were a must have on the checklist and the customary inspections of the property were ordered, there are hidden dangers that just don’t appear on the radar of potential buyers until, well, they do. The Escape Home’s Abigail Napp has the story.
A few months after moving into a brand-new apartment building in West Palm Beach, Florida, one of the renters began having strange health issues. Both she and her husband worked from home and were excited to live in a warm climate for the first time. But nighttime brought multiple trips to the ER for shortness of breath, panic attacks and brain fog. This was new territory, and despite what the doctors initially thought, it wasn’t Covid-19.