The Guardian: Trading up - one woman’s quest to swap a hairpin for a house

By Neelam Tailor


Demi Skipper would like a new house, but she’s not buying one. Instead she’s planning a daring strategy of trades – and millions are following her journey

While many of us were still finding novelty in group Zoom calls last May, Demi Skipper decided she was going to get a house. But not using money. Instead, she was going to trade items.


Now the owner of one of only a few Chipotle celebrity cards in the world, and hoping to reach a house by the end of summer, the 29-year-old’s journey started where many voyages do: in a YouTube hole...


https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2021/may/12/demi-skipper-bobby-pin-trade-house