Mary Cate Long

Our 3 Favorite Airbnb Plus Homes in Austin

By Mary Cate Long | October 16, 2020 | Comments Off on Our 3 Favorite Airbnb Plus Homes in Austin

Airbnb Plus properties are homes that consistently exceed expectations of hospitality, style, and cleanliness. Austin, Texas is home to over 270 of them. Airbnb.com explains how homes become eligible for an invitation to the upper echelons of Airbnb Plus: They must have “maintained an average rating of 4.8 over the past year” and have had […]

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Zillow Vets Launch Startup to Help Aspiring Second Home Owners

By Mary Cate Long | October 9, 2020 | Comments Off on Zillow Vets Launch Startup to Help Aspiring Second Home Owners

Aspiring second home owners rejoice!  Former CEO and co-founder of Zillow Spencer Rascoff and dotloop founder Austin Allison teamed up to create Pacaso, a startup that wants to make buying a second home easier and more cost-efficient. How does it work? The general idea is that Pacaso utilizes its resources to find your dream house […]

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Second Home Sales in Telluride Spike During the Coronavirus Pandemic

By Mary Cate Long | October 2, 2020 | 1 Comment

There’s never been a better time to hole up in your own log cabin in Telluride, Colorado.  The tiny San Juan Mountain town continually tops all the big “best US ski town” lists, and it’s not hard to understand why. Maybe it has something to do with the stunning box canyon views, an extensive network […]

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4 Reasons to Buy a Second Home in Marfa, Texas

By Mary Cate Long | September 25, 2020 | Comments Off on 4 Reasons to Buy a Second Home in Marfa, Texas

Maybe you’ve seen that Prada store installation in the desert and are wondering what the hype around Marfa is all about. Or maybe, this will serve as your first introduction. Either way, here are our top four reasons why this artsy, secluded West Texas town is the perfect place to buy property. 1. Wide Open […]

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