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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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Aspen: 60% Second Homes, Suitcase Town

By Candy Evans | November 26, 2010 | 3 Comments

Let’s face it: the value of property in places like Aspen just doesn’t tumble. It may take a hit from peak pricing, but honestly, will the average price of an Aspen home ever go back to $50,000, where homes were years before the boom? The average Aspen home is now about $6 million and the […]

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Golfer Extraordinaire Gary Player: “I Love Mexico — The Food, The Women, The Beaches, The Country”

By Candy Evans | November 9, 2010 | 2 Comments

Not to mention the golf! What a pleasure it was to meet Mr. Player, one of the world’s top golfers! He was in La Paz at CostaBaja this past weekend, where he christened the beautiful, ecologically balanced golf course he designed for the developers of CostaBaja. Do I golf? No, unless the clothes are really […]

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Where Is The Safest Place to Live in North Texas?

By Candy Evans | November 1, 2010 | Comments Off on Where Is The Safest Place to Live in North Texas?

No matter where you live, no matter how gated or remote, you have to worry about crime. I am just back from a weekend trip to the Texas Hill Country where we have some pretty acreage. I heard the most amazing story of a home burglary in our very own The Preserve at Walnut Springs. […]

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Second Home House Porn: I Want This Santa Fe Retreat!

By Candy Evans | October 28, 2010 | Comments Off on Second Home House Porn: I Want This Santa Fe Retreat!

Of course this is what you need for the ultimate Santa Fe real estate “re-treat”. Or shall I say, tweet? I mean, if 8,000 square feet is one big mama house, 18,000 can only be better! Check out this magical 17 acre  oasis at 14-18 Destierro Trail — so big it hogs up four addresses […]

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