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Alex Starace

Alex Starace and his wife own a condo in Chicago. Alex enjoys basketball, biking and jazz. His writing also appears regularly in My First Apartment, South Florida Opulence and TriQuarterly.
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Alissa Green is a Chicagoan (by way of Brooklyn, Boston, Spain & Ireland), who has lived in more apartments than she has fingers. When she's not leading social for Cars.com or blogging for MyFirstCondo.com, she's either improvising, attempting to cook, or hunting down some kind of wild adventure. She currently lives with her husband in their first condo.
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Audra Jones

Audra Jones is a Georgia native and recent grad of Mercer University. These days she's dreaming of condo life and has just begun her adventurous search for home sweet home.
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Chloe Eaton

Chloƫ Elise is a writer and artist living around the world. She spends most of her time writing, painting, tattooing, studying science, learning languages, building websites, making music, and searching for fossils. Find more info at Sima Tattoo, Yakbrother, or her personal portfolio.
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Christa Aiken

Christa Aiken is a first time renter who was born, raised, and still lives in New York. She is now recovering from a condo disappointment and hopes that the next try will be the charm. She is obsessed with HGTV and cannot wait to have her own condo to decorate.
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Douglas Mack

Doug Mack is a writer based in Minneapolis and the author of the travel memoir Europe on 5 Wrong Turns a Day: One Man, Eight Countries, One Vintage Travel Guide (Perigee Books/Penguin). He has lived in apartments large and small, historic and modern, in Minneapolis and Chicago. Visit his web site at www.douglasmack.net or find him on Twitter @douglasmack.
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J. Simpson is a prolific freelance writer, blogger, and musician, based out of Portland, Or. He is fascinated with every aspect of modern living, and how to make the best of it, frequently writing about business, technology, and spirituality, as well as every aspect of culture - music, art, literature, cinema, TV, and comics. For more from J., follow him on Twitter and Instagram at @for3stpunk.
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Sarah is a dog lover and advocate for conversation. Since finishing her college career with a degree in communications, she began working (and living) in Atlanta. After living in a few different places over the last few years, she's ready to share experiences. Stay tuned for adventures, tips and advice!
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Seija Goldstein

Seija Goldstein is My First Condo's General Manager and occasional blogger. She is a business consultant to media companies, and a long-time shareholder in a large New York City co-op. She has survived both kitchen and hallway renovations and is about to redo couple of bathrooms.
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