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Bethany Erickson

Greek Revival Transformed Into Thoroughly Modern Old Charleston Single

By Bethany Erickson | January 12, 2020 | 0 Comments

There is just something about Charleston, South Carolina, and it’s homes. We’ve done our fair share of ogling of them over the years here at SecondShelters, and this Sunday is no exception. Built in 1840, this Charleston Single Greek Revival sits on Wentworth Street, firmly in the Boroughs neighborhood of historic Charleston, but also a […]

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Former MLB Player Greg Vaughn Re-Lists Equestrian Estate

By Bethany Erickson | January 12, 2020 | 0 Comments

If you were wondering what former pro baseball player Greg Vaughn has been up to since he retired in 2003, at least part of the time he’s been horsing around. Vaughn, who started his pro career with the Milwaukee Brewers and played for the San Diego Padres, the Cincinnati Reds, and the Tampa Bay Devil […]

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MIDs on Second Homes May End in California

By Bethany Erickson | January 11, 2020 | 0 Comments

Property owners in California — especially those who own second homes there — may find themselves paying more in income taxes if a bill designed to end the mortgage interest deduction on vacation homes passes the state assembly. The bill, which was introduced by Assemblymember David Chiu (D-Francisco), would eliminate the MID on second homes […]

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Buy in New York? Fuggedaboutit, Get a Second Home Instead

By Bethany Erickson | January 8, 2020 | 0 Comments

Start spreading the news … New York real estate is so expensive many are opting to remain renters in the city they work in during the week, and instead plunk down their case for a more affordable second home for weekending, a recent report from CNN Business found. “Starting with a second home can be […]

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Midcentury Time Capsule Overlooks Lake, Mount Rainier

By Bethany Erickson | January 5, 2020 | 0 Comments

If we told you that we found a gorgeously well-preserved Seattle Midcentury time capsule in Seattle, would you be surprised? For many, when they’re told to close their eyes and think of the architecture that most represents Seattle, they might think of the Northwest style developed by architects like Seattle’s Paul Thiry, or Craftsman and […]

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Want to Retire Abroad? The Number One Country Is …

By Bethany Erickson | January 5, 2020 | 0 Comments

Retiring abroad is a goal for many — some because they want to experience the lifestyles offered in a new country, some because they realize their retirement nest eggs can last a bit longer in another country. But what are the best places for retiring abroad? After all, packing up and schlepping to a new […]

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