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Livin’ La Vida Vegas: Revisiting The Crater of The Recession

By Jon Anderson | April 18, 2018 | Comments Off on Livin’ La Vida Vegas: Revisiting The Crater of The Recession

News media loves the biggest car crash, so during the Recession, Las Vegas and a few other cities were ever-present in the headlines of bad real estate news.  The table above illustrates how deep the crater went and how far it’s returned to pre-Recession levels. For homebuyers in the market, you may have missed out […]

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Scenic Equestrian Estate with Inspiring Mountain Vistas Gives You More Bang For Your Buck

By Amy Puchaty | October 25, 2017 | Comments Off on Scenic Equestrian Estate with Inspiring Mountain Vistas Gives You More Bang For Your Buck

Calling all fixers and flippers — this one’s for you! Nestled in a scenic mountain valley in desirable Evergreen, Colorado, rests this 5.5-acre equestrian estate with 3,586-square-foot main house, five-car-garage, and fully-equipped horse barn all for under a million. “Sweat equity has never had such an amazing view,” says listing agent Delroy Gill of LIV […]

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Ranch of the Week: Fall in Love in Poetry, Texas

By Kathryn Roan | February 14, 2014 | 2 Comments

I’m not the only one who is in love with my later-in-life hometown of Poetry, Texas. Author Janice Thompson even wrote a novel starring the 1800s version of this darling little town. Located just over 10 miles east of Rockwall, Poetry is a charming country community with sandy loam soil, populated almost entirely by horse owners, […]

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Ranch of the Week: All the Bells and Whistles in Bells, TX

By Kathryn Roan | January 24, 2014 | Comments Off on Ranch of the Week: All the Bells and Whistles in Bells, TX

Typically, Dallasites do not think of Grayson County as a go-to destination for vacation homes. Most of you just thought “Grayson County? Isn’t that near San Antonio?” Not so, friends. Just 66 miles north of Dallas, the county seat of Sherman boasts a population of 39,000-plus and a rich historical heritage. Remember when the signs on […]

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Another Bout of Texas Cold: BahaMar in the Bahamas is Beckoning…

By Candy Evans | January 23, 2014 | Comments Off on Another Bout of Texas Cold: BahaMar in the Bahamas is Beckoning…

  Phillip Day may just have the most enviable job in the world right now. While most of North America is freezing – buckets of snow in the northeast, 23 degrees tonight in Dallas brrrrr – Phillip is in charge of the sales and marketing for the best second home property in the Carribean, BahaMar, in Nassau, The Bahamas. Better […]

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Beachfront Bargain Hunt is Probably the Best New Show on HGTV

By Joanna England | November 25, 2013 | 1 Comment

The cold weather means we’re watching more TV under piles of blankets, and our flatscreen in the living room has three settings: MLB channel (husband), Nick Jr. (son), and HGTV (me). I had control of the remote last night, and on came Beachfront Bargain Hunt, a relatively new show following much the same premise as House Hunters. […]

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