He'd never been out that far west before, but he supposed that you didn't get much more west than Washington. So he just nodded. "Wow, that's quite a hike." Which was true.
As the smell of coffee began to fill the apartment, he leaned back in his chair. "I've been in the city for about three years now. The rent at my last place was getting ridiculous, way more than it was worth." He shrugged. "So I thought a change in location would help." He left any bitter comments unsaid. There was no reason to berate this nice girl with all of that. "We'll see."