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Coastal Living Off Florida’s 30A: Watersound Origins’ New Phase Will Make You Want to Be a Local

By valeriejarvie | July 1, 2016 | Comments Off on Coastal Living Off Florida’s 30A: Watersound Origins’ New Phase Will Make You Want to Be a Local

If renting a house at the beach  is your family vacation tradition, chances are good you are on your way, at, or planning a trip soon to the Florida Panhandle.  As Candy Evans noted in an earlier report this month, the region encompassing Destin, Panama City Beach, and South Walton is the second largest vacation […]

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Tally-ho! Telluride’s Free Public Gondola is Turning 20

By valeriejarvie | June 27, 2016 | Comments Off on Tally-ho! Telluride’s Free Public Gondola is Turning 20

As Candy Evans reported last week,  the consensus of vacation housing  experts speaking at the NAREE (National Association of Real Estate Editors) Conference which took place in New Orleans in June is clear — these days vacation housing is all about the family. Children are accompanying parents on vacations and second home buyers are looking for […]

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Golf with a View: Pebble Beach Homes

By valeriejarvie | June 23, 2016 | Comments Off on Golf with a View: Pebble Beach Homes

Trade representatives from Monterey County, Calif., hosted a media dinner I attended recently, making an excellent case for the coastal area two hours or so south of San Francisco, plying us with agricultural products from the region.  It was a knockout meal, not surprisingly, as the area is home to the renowned Monterey Bay Aquarium, […]

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NOLA Nest: Buying in the Big Easy’s French Quarter is For The Party Hearty

By valeriejarvie | June 21, 2016 | Comments Off on NOLA Nest: Buying in the Big Easy’s French Quarter is For The Party Hearty

  New Orleans, dripping with charm and history, a tourism mecca known for jazz music, boisterous fun and a world-class culinary scene.  In high times (such as Mardi Gras, Jazz Fest, and bowl games) lodging rates skyrocket to the advantage of second home owners who wish to vacate and lease out their properties. And for […]

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