Mary Cate Long

Our Favorite Boutique Hotels in Texas

By Mary Cate Long | January 15, 2021 | 0 Comments

When it comes to looking for the best accommodation in Texas, there’s nothing like a cute, little boutique hotel with a lot of character. Bonus points if no two rooms are alike.  Reasons to Stay at Boutique Hotels There’s no doubt that the meaningful touches, the individuality and the unique aesthetics are a draw to […]

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Three Reasons to Buy a Second Home in Bozeman, Montana

By Mary Cate Long | January 10, 2021 | 0 Comments

Like the outdoors? Appreciate a buzzy food scene? Want to get your foot in the door in a quickly growing market? Buying a second home in Bozeman, Montana, may be the move. A Booming Destination Bozeman has consistently been named one of the fastest-growing cities of its size. While prices have already trended upward considerably, […]

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Best of 2020: 4 Reasons to Buy a Second Home in Marfa, Texas

By Mary Cate Long | January 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

[Editor’s Note: This year has been a decade, right? So many things happened, lots of things were postponed, and houses continued to sell despite it all. While the SecondShelters..com team takes a hot minute this holiday season to recharge the ol’ Energizers, we’re serving up our very favorite stories from 2020. Enjoy!] Mary Cate: If we’re being […]

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Get Cozy in These Swank Airbnbs This Christmas

By Mary Cate Long | December 18, 2020 | Comments Off on Get Cozy in These Swank Airbnbs This Christmas

Well. Christmas is here and we’re still dealing with COVID-19. Who would’ve thought back in early March when the virus was a distant problem, a periphery story on the news, that our lives would be massively affected up until Christmas and beyond?  Many of us are not seeing family or traveling as we usually would […]

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Buy a Second Home in Steamboat, Colorado

By Mary Cate Long | December 12, 2020 | Comments Off on Buy a Second Home in Steamboat, Colorado

One of America’s most iconic ski towns — so iconic in fact that the town literally has “Ski Town, U.S.A.®” trademarked – Steamboat, Colorado, is up and running again for the Winter 2020 ski season, albeit with increased COVID-related restrictions in place. In addition to its reputation as the quintessential ski town, Steamboat has also […]

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Ski Towns Raise COVID Alert to Level Red, Severe Risk

By Mary Cate Long | December 11, 2020 | Comments Off on Ski Towns Raise COVID Alert to Level Red, Severe Risk

As ski season approaches, many Colorado counties have raised their COVID-19 alert dial to level red. That means “severe risk” and the only level higher is purple, which is the equivalent to a stay-at-home order.  Summit County, which includes Breckenridge Ski Resort, Copper Mountain Resort, Keystone Resort, and Arapahoe Basin Ski Area, moved to red […]

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