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Second home demographics

Huff Po Offers Tips For Vacation Home Shoppers, Says Second Home Market is Getting “Nutty”

By Joanna England | July 26, 2013 | Comments Off on Huff Po Offers Tips For Vacation Home Shoppers, Says Second Home Market is Getting “Nutty”

What kind of nuts are we talking about, Jodi? Macadamia nuts? Brazil nuts? Definitely not peanuts, as you won’t find any vacation homes worth their salt going for that. Sure, the second home market is super hot, but let’s not get too carried away — slow growth is sustainable growth, and that’s what many economists […]

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Guess Who’s Buying Up Vacation Homes Like There’s No Tomorrow? The Rich!

By Candy Evans | June 16, 2012 | 2 Comments

Those of us in real estate know that when the housing market plummets,  vacation places plummet the most. Second homes are most often discretionary purchases you wait on until you feel flush with cash. Well, get ready. Realtors say second-home buyers are returning to the store,  shopping from Cape Cod to Lake Tahoe. As I […]

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Do You Have a Vacation Home You Want to Pimp, I Mean, Market? Social Media for Vacation Home Owners

By Candy Evans | July 15, 2011 | 2 Comments

Rent it, sell it, make it pay the bills for you? You may want to get up early with me tomorrow morning to participate in a  way cool phone “webinar” with participation by experts in the vacation home marketplace. This is the second of two such webinars we are offering this summer. You missed the […]

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Madre and Padre Viva With the Kids: How The Hispanic Housing Boom Will Affect Texas Real Estate & Mexicans Building U.S. Fortesses

By Candy Evans | June 21, 2011 | Comments Off on Madre and Padre Viva With the Kids: How The Hispanic Housing Boom Will Affect Texas Real Estate & Mexicans Building U.S. Fortesses

Dallas Real Estate is changing. Several years ago, my cousin and his wife moved his parents into their home. It was a bit unsettling because I thought my aunt and uncle needed their own space. Turns out my cousins, who live in Florida, were way ahead of me. With more Hispanics buying homes in Texas […]

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HGTV’s Vern Yip Loves Second Homes

By Candy Evans | May 23, 2011 | 4 Comments

I caught up with Vern Yip, star of HGTV’s way popular design shows, when he popped in to visit I.O. Metro up near the Dallas Galleria last week. Yip has a new partnership with the Little Rock, Arkansas-based store that offers a wide variety of stylish, sleek but hip, good-looking and comfortable home furnishings at […]

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A Cure for Depression: Cinnamon Shore, Texas Gulf Coast Real Estate

By Candy Evans | April 6, 2011 | Comments Off on A Cure for Depression: Cinnamon Shore, Texas Gulf Coast Real Estate

I feel like some House Porn Candy (I’m trying to go on a diet and stick with Candy instead of Porn) and when I saw this home at gorgeous Cinnamon Shore last weekend, I seriously said — I’m selling everything and moving in. Squatters rights, whatever. What is it about being at the beach that […]

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