Hannah Miet is a writer, reporter, editor and New Yorker currently living in Pacific Time. She is L.A. managing editor of The Real Deal and has contributed to the New York Times, Newsweek, Complex Magazine, the Times-Picayune, and the Rumpus. She can be reached at hannahmiet [at] gmail [dot] com. Or, for real estate-related tips, hm [at] therealdeal [dot] com.