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Will Legal Pot Make Colorado Ski Homes a Smoking Commodity? Realtors Doubt Toking Will Lead to a New Joint

By Joanna England | February 19, 2014 | Comments Off on Will Legal Pot Make Colorado Ski Homes a Smoking Commodity? Realtors Doubt Toking Will Lead to a New Joint

We’ve seen photos and stories from Colorado ski towns such as Aspen and Breckenridge showing vacationers filing lines out the door at marijuana shops, so of course, we had to wonder what kind of impact legal pot could have on Colorado real estate. Are more buyers putting it in their pipes and smoking it?

Turns out the Colorado Association of Realtors was wondering the exact same thing. After all, with 136 pot retailers in the state as of Dec. 2013, buyers were throwing green after green, eventually causing a state-wide shortage of smokables. But is recreational marijuana a boon for Colorado real estate, or a burden?

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One More Reason to Buy a Hill Country Second Home: Boot Ranch Has One of The Nation’s Best Golf Ranges

By Joanna England | February 6, 2014 | Comments Off on One More Reason to Buy a Hill Country Second Home: Boot Ranch Has One of The Nation’s Best Golf Ranges

Congratulations to Boot Ranch, one of the most beautiful vacation home communities in the nation, for having one of the nation’s best golf ranges as ranked by the Golf Range Association of America. So exciting!

Truly, Boot Ranch is becoming a top golf destination in Texas and the U.S., with immaculate PGA-level courses as well as an executive Par 3 course. Read on for more details!

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Kenny Roger’s Georgia Peach Listed for $20 Million:Post Fathers Day House Porn

By Candy Evans | June 26, 2011 | Comments Off on Kenny Roger’s Georgia Peach Listed for $20 Million:Post Fathers Day House Porn

¬† Father’s Day was last weekend, but this spread would have made a great gift of second home real estate for Anthony Weiner: Beaver Dam Farms. The 973-acre private estate is tucked away in the rolling foothills of Athens, Georgia. It was built from the root up and designed by country music legend Kenny Rogers […]

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States With the Most Rooms Per Home: Everything’s Bigger in Texas and UTAH?

By Candy Evans | June 5, 2011 | 4 Comments

Yes, Utah, the Mormon state, home of multiple wives and big families — kidding. (Sort of.) According to recent information released by the U.S. Census Bureau, as reported by U-Haul, Utah properties have the most rooms per home, on average, followed by Texas. The Census Bureau surveyed 915 metropolitan and micropolitan areas and found out […]

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Mexicans Work the Hardest — Harder, Even, Than Americans

By Candy Evans | April 14, 2011 | Comments Off on Mexicans Work the Hardest — Harder, Even, Than Americans

Tis true. A new study by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), when comparing¬† 29 industrialized nations, found that people in our neighbor to the south, Mexico, work the most hours both paid and unpaid. Belgium came in with the least hours of work and earliest retirement, and France wasn’t far behind. The […]

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Dallas Real Estate News, Reduced for Quick Sale: White, Light, and Very Very Bright

By Candy Evans | March 28, 2011 | 12 Comments

Just getting to know the¬†Kozelskys as they are selling their architectural jewel of Dallas real estate for sale down the street from me. Now comes word from Lynette Scruggs they have reduced this the most talked about home in Dallas to $9,750,000 from $11.5. Amy said she was testing the waters, you go girl! Stick […]

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