Candy Evans

Signs of Spring in Telluride: Vacation Home Sales are Highest EVER

By Candy Evans | April 2, 2015 | Comments Off on Signs of Spring in Telluride: Vacation Home Sales are Highest EVER

Vacation home sales in the U.S. are at their highest ever, or at least since the national Association of Realtors began tracking vacation home buyer trends in 2003. Vacation home sales are up a whopping 57.4% from 2013, with an estimated 1.13 million vacation homes going under contract last year. Most of those purchases are in the south […]

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The 505 Ranch on Cedar Creek Lake: a Private Sanctuary Minutes From Dallas in a Shared Community Setting

By Candy Evans | February 16, 2015 | 1 Comment

We have talked about the changes, and rise, in vacation home ownership trends. Sales are getting stronger in this market. In fact, the Wall Street Journal tells us that the world’s super-rich have now marked their favorite spots to store all those mega millions is New York City #1 and Aspen #2. That’s their top […]

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Vacation Home Buyers Getting Younger, Entrepreneurial and Venturing Farther Out

By Candy Evans | February 11, 2015 | Comments Off on Vacation Home Buyers Getting Younger, Entrepreneurial and Venturing Farther Out

Maybe it’s the frothiness of the One Percent, or maybe the drop in oil prices just hasn’t sunk in. But people are buying vacation homes more than ever, the buyers are younger, and the vacation properties are further from the primary home. We know this from a terrific Austin-based company called HomeAway. The vacation rental […]

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What Are You Buying Your Valentine? How About a Little Ski In/Ski Out Number at the Villas at Cortina in Telluride?

By Candy Evans | February 9, 2015 | Comments Off on What Are You Buying Your Valentine? How About a Little Ski In/Ski Out Number at the Villas at Cortina in Telluride?

I know it’s 72 degrees in Dallas, but the ski season is in full swing just a few hundred miles north of us.  And we are quite in love with the town of Telluride, Colorado. We would prefer a little ski in/ski out place at the Villas at Cortina over a box of chocolates. Or […]

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It’s Telluride Time: The Villas at Cortina Are Your Perfect Mountain Home-Away-From-Home

By Candy Evans | January 13, 2015 | Comments Off on It’s Telluride Time: The Villas at Cortina Are Your Perfect Mountain Home-Away-From-Home

Maybe you’ve just returned from a holiday escape to the hills. Or maybe you are planning a ski outing in a month or two. We all know how much North Texans love to head to the mountains of Colorado to get their downhill fix. One of the top destinations for Dallasites is Telluride, Colorado. The town […]

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Telluride is Hot: Tom Cruise Selling His Spread for $59 Million, Home Sales Double Over 2013

By Candy Evans | January 2, 2015 | Comments Off on Telluride is Hot: Tom Cruise Selling His Spread for $59 Million, Home Sales Double Over 2013

Tom Cruise has listed his 298-acre Telluride spread featuring a 10,000-square-foot main house for sale in Telluride for $59 million. If that sounds like a lot, no worries: the Telluride real estate market is heating up. While Telluride home sales were $18 million in November of 2013, they were double that in 2014: $36.8 million […]

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