Lake homes

Vacation Home News: It’s a Seller’s Market in Tahoe — And the Buyers Keep Coming

By Georgia Fisher | January 21, 2014 | Comments Off on Vacation Home News: It’s a Seller’s Market in Tahoe — And the Buyers Keep Coming

Plenty of Texans go for vacation homes near Lake Tahoe.

“But be prepared that our houses aren’t as big as they’re used to,” real estate agent Theresa Souers adds with a chuckle. “I always tell them that upfront.”

Size doesn’t matter so much, however, when you’re breathing mountain air and pondering a looming, pristine lake that straddles California and Nevada.

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Long Cove on Cedar Creek Lake: Clearly the Most Remarkable Vacation Home Spot in North Texas for Old Fashioned FUN

By Candy Evans | August 30, 2013 | 4 Comments

Don McNarama does real estate developments, and he does them right. He is the investor responsible for Dallas’ well-known CityPlace, which includes the West Village urban developments. West Village has become a virtual synonym for successful urban commercial real estate development. If I had a dime for every time a developer said to me, “we are building […]

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An Upstate Dream: Waterfront Mansion of Kaplan Test Prep CEO Listed For $16M

By Joanna England | May 29, 2013 | 1 Comment

Upstate New York is an escape from the hustle and bustle of NYC, and contains some of the most stately mansions imaginable. Want to move to where the movers and shakers retreat? This waterfront mansion owned by Kaplan CEO Jonathan Grayer is on the market for just $16 million — a paltry sum considering what […]

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Top-5 Friday: Myrtle Beach Means Golf, Sand, And Lots of Land!

By Joanna England | May 24, 2013 | 2 Comments

Top-5 Friday is my chance to dream, and boy, I am dreaming of a beach vacation right now — Myrtle Beach, to be exact! This East Coast town is the perfect getaway for sun-seekers, golfers, and fishermen, too! The architecture is definitely a draw for this Southern beach town. You’ll find clapboard siding, fresh, white […]

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Top-5 Friday: Dallas Too Hot? Escape to Lake Texoma

By Joanna England | May 17, 2013 | Comments Off on Top-5 Friday: Dallas Too Hot? Escape to Lake Texoma

It’s affordable, it’s huge, it has great fishing, and if you’re lucky, you can get a little sandy beach of your own! I love Lake Texoma — named for its location straddling the Texas and Oklahoma borders — as a weekend escape. It’s a favorite among North Texas outdoorsmen for its fishing, and it’s great […]

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Hey North Texas! Need a Spot to Escape to? Northshore Harbor Condos Are Just a Short Drive Away

By Joanna England | May 10, 2013 | Comments Off on Hey North Texas! Need a Spot to Escape to? Northshore Harbor Condos Are Just a Short Drive Away

I love Richland Chambers Lake. It’s a fantastic weekend escape with great fishing, boating, and tons of great scenery. It’s near Corsicana, Texas, which is just an hour south on Interstate 45 from Dallas. So color me excited when we here at Second Shelters found that there was a new luxury condo community going in. […]

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