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An Affordable Second Home in France? Oui! Says Kelly Nyfeler, and Hers is a Chic Airbnb

By valeriejarvie | October 12, 2016 | Comments Off on An Affordable Second Home in France? Oui! Says Kelly Nyfeler, and Hers is a Chic Airbnb

A second home on the coast of France? It may sound out of reach for most of us, but, believe it or not, it’s actually not that much of stretch in certain areas not as well known as say, Nice, Cannes, or Saint-Tropez. Kelly Nyfeler, the director of sales for the Uptown Dallas office of […]

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German Real Estate is a Hot Investment — A Look at Berlin

By valeriejarvie | August 8, 2016 | Comments Off on German Real Estate is a Hot Investment — A Look at Berlin

Jitters over terrorist attacks, immigration strife, and economic instability due to Brexit seem to have put some European real estate investment property on shaky ground lately, but there are bright spots, too. Kate Everett-Allen, head of international research at Knight Frank names Berlin and Munich on a short list of standout European performers with  price […]

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Post-Brexit Property Buying Offers Once-in-a-Generation Opportunity

By Jon Anderson | July 6, 2016 | 4 Comments

We live in a world of Chicken Littles, whereby the reactions to the slightest events become magnified to outlandish and irrational proportions. Mass shooting? Buy a gun. On June 23, the UK voted to leave the European Union and the world has barely taken a breath from all the crazy it unleashed. Me? I take […]

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HomeAway Eiffel Tower Apartment Is to Die For

By Leah Shafer | June 13, 2016 | Comments Off on HomeAway Eiffel Tower Apartment Is to Die For

If Paris is the city of love, then the Eiffel Tower is one of the most romantic landmarks in the world. Lots of people get engaged there, but what if you could do that, or renew your vows, in an Eiffel Tower apartment? Vacation rental website HomeAway has partnered with architect Benoit Leleu to design a […]

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How to Buy Property in the United Kingdom: A Guide to Real Estate Purchases Across The Pond

By Jon Anderson | May 11, 2016 | Comments Off on How to Buy Property in the United Kingdom: A Guide to Real Estate Purchases Across The Pond

Previously, I wrote about a dip occurring in the London property market.  Now let’s explore how an American goes about buying property in the U.K.  The rules are the same for London, and your interests may lie in other (cheaper) parts of the kingdom. Unlike property in Bermuda, foreigners are able to buy any property […]

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Flock to the Casbah: A Second Home in Marrakech?

By Jon Anderson | July 27, 2015 | Comments Off on Flock to the Casbah: A Second Home in Marrakech?

Morocco can be quite reasonably-priced for Western residents, and the city of Marrakech is as good a place as any to have a second home. I just returned from my first international mission for CandysDirt.com, scoping out the real estate scene in Marrakech. (OK, so I embellish. I’d already planned a vacation and did some […]

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