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Trouble Selling That Second Home? Don’t Agonize, Fractionalize

By Candy Evans | February 18, 2011 | Comments Off on Trouble Selling That Second Home? Don’t Agonize, Fractionalize

A Muksego, Wisconson couple fed up with the housing market are now trying to sell their vacation home north of Chicago by fractionalizing it. The 1,800-square-foot ranch which they bought in 1999 is a 1950’s era on a three-acre island in Little Muskego Lake, pictured here. Now they want the cash out for another project so instead of […]

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Second Home Real Estate: Ten Top Trends of Second Home Buyers

By Candy Evans | December 2, 2010 | 4 Comments

1. Second home trends: Affluent Baby Boomers will retire later and downsize from their large McMansions for which utilities and taxes have become prohibitive, to smaller homes, maybe condos,  in the city and a second home — in the cheaper boonies, or in another city. Just last night a reader emailed me that his biggest […]

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Rockwall, Texas: Foreclosure City

By Candy Evans | November 4, 2010 | 6 Comments

I was at the East Dallas MLS meeting early this morning, and I am already pining for Luby’s baking soda biscuits. Great crowd, and as usual I learned as much from them as they (hopefully) learned from me. We talked SecondShelters a lot, and how more agents are marketing second homes properties to their clients. […]

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