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America’s Most Miserable Cities: Not Good Places to Buy a Second Home

By Candy Evans | February 27, 2011 | 4 Comments

Eight of the top twenty cities on this “life sucks here” list are in California, which makes me sad because I LOVE Cali. But not sure I’d ever buy a home there, even in Pebble Beach, unless I had oodles of high net worth. (And I LOVE San Diego.) So check out this list. Miami […]

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Is It Hard to Sell A Home Where a Murder Has Taken Place?

By Candy Evans | February 23, 2011 | 14 Comments

My colleague Sheree Curry writes about the Boulder, Colorado home where little JonBenet Ramsey was found murdered nearly 14 years ago — how sad to think she would have been 20 years old had she lived. It’s back on the market for $2.3 million. The JonBenet murder was never solved, her mother has since died, […]

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NOLA Approves Sean Payton’s New Home in Vaquero, Lease-Purchase Underway

By Candy Evans | February 21, 2011 | 4 Comments

What are we going to do if we start seeing a New Orleans Saints flag flying high in Westlake? Seems NOLA has given their blessings to the Payton family over their move to Vaquero, which is good because Payton told a reporter last week he’s signed a lease-purchase agreement on Mark Teixeira’s house. Don’t be […]

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Second Homes in New York State About to be on Fire Sale

By Candy Evans | February 15, 2011 | 2 Comments

Having a second home in New York City or state may be more expensive now than ever. For those with places in the city, the state Taxation Department will require state residents who own second homes in New York City to report the number of days they spend in the city, which will likely result […]

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Dear Steve Brown: Since When is a Six Month Housing Supply a Bad Thing?

By Candy Evans | February 14, 2011 | 8 Comments

Dallas Realtors, for the most part, call Steve Brown negative Nellie. He knows this, and almost delights in it. But I’m a little concerned he went too far in his latest story that shouts out “For Home Sellers, It’s Getting Tougher in Dallas.” First of all, this story will get on a Google feed and […]

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