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Yes, The Economy Sucks Bad Air But… Vacation Homes Sure Are Getting Cheap

By Candy Evans | September 6, 2011 | Comments Off on Yes, The Economy Sucks Bad Air But… Vacation Homes Sure Are Getting Cheap

If you want to look at a market that makes residential real estate even in say, Detroit look good, look at second homes. Last year, the median price of a vacation home in the U.S. fell 11%. Compare that to what the National Association of Realtors tells us the ordinary primary residence did — fell 5 percent …

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The Temp in Hayden, Idaho is 63 Degrees With a High of 80: Second Home Nirvana

By Candy Evans | August 4, 2011 | Comments Off on The Temp in Hayden, Idaho is 63 Degrees With a High of 80: Second Home Nirvana

Now here’s a home to cool you off. You’ll be wearing a sweater up here tonight and totally chilling on beautiful, crystal clear Lake Hayden. (You are about 45 miles east of Spokane, but who cares?) This amazing home has 142′ of deepwater frontage on one of the largest lots in an area known as English […]

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More Lake Cypress Springs: Make Your Second Home a Lake House

By Candy Evans | July 25, 2011 | 2 Comments

Love me a Honda: Auto dealer extraordinaire Rusty Wallis and his family in front of their dock at Lake Cypress Springs.

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What Five Million Buys on Lake Cypress Springs: 50 Acres, 4 Slips, 1000 Feet Shoreline: Dallas Second Home News

By Candy Evans | July 25, 2011 | Comments Off on What Five Million Buys on Lake Cypress Springs: 50 Acres, 4 Slips, 1000 Feet Shoreline: Dallas Second Home News

Now here’s a spread! A 50 acre waterfront estate includes not one or two but three lakefront homes that total 10,700+ sqft of living space, with a total of 10+ bedrooms/baths, a library, complete gym, media room, 2 boathouses with 4 slips total, 3 garages with enough spaces to park 11 vehicles, a private beach, 1000 linear ft […]

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Where To Buy A Vacation Home NOW: Second Home News

By Candy Evans | July 22, 2011 | 2 Comments

Let’s face it: if you had to pick the most suffering, beat-up child in this real estate mess, it would be the second home market. This is probably the worst time ever for the second home market because most areas overbuilt during the boom, priced too high, and are now left with inventory. Getting a […]

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Aspen Broker to Rich and Famous Says Second Home Market is Looking Up

By Candy Evans | July 14, 2011 | 8 Comments

Steven Shane had a twisted holiday this year. The Aspen, Colo., real estate broker, who graduated from selling snowboards to multi-million dollar ski chalets, handled one of the most complex deals of his real estate career over the holidays. End of the year, the rich go shopping for real estate. The sale of a simple duplex turned into a six-sided […]

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