Real-Estate Porn

First came the war correspondents, quietly buying little villas on the rugged coasts and islands of Dalmatia. They passed through the area often enough, on the way to Bosnia, Croatia or Kosovo, and watched as beachfront property values plummeted during the war. Then came the international agencies, the U.N. and European staffers who delivered aid to refugees and later oversaw shaky peace deals. It was clear they would be staying a long time, and living in places like Skopje and Pristina that...
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