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Second home trends

Need to Escape? Gorgeous Greenbrier Vacation Home Goes For Less Than a Million

By Candy Evans | May 26, 2015 | Comments Off on Need to Escape? Gorgeous Greenbrier Vacation Home Goes For Less Than a Million

While flipping the filets yesterday, while it was pouring rain, I was aghast that I had left you with the impression that only a gadzillionaire could afford a vacation home at The Greenbrier. In fact, the Greenbrier Sporting Club is one of the best values in vacation home properties. I showed you a $5 million […]

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High-Rise Aloha! Buying a Condo in Hawaii is a Big Decision

By Jon Anderson | February 24, 2015 | Comments Off on High-Rise Aloha! Buying a Condo in Hawaii is a Big Decision

It’s 34 degrees, windy and icy in Dallas with snow on the way. It’s 83 and sunny in Hawaii. Enough said, right? For a few years after graduating college, I spent Christmas and New Year’s in London – to escape, versus be with, family.  While I continue to love London, it only took a few […]

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Weather Watch Farm, A Classic Connecticut Country Estate

By Deidre Woollard | January 19, 2015 | Comments Off on Weather Watch Farm, A Classic Connecticut Country Estate

These days we tend to think of second homes as being located as a plane flight or at least a several-hour car ride from the primary residence, but it wasn’t always this way. In the days before cars, a smaller distance might provide all the respite necessary. Case in point: Weather Watch Farm, a country […]

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At Home on The Page: Couple Crafts Compendiums Chronicling Exceptional Estates

By Joanna England | December 18, 2014 | Comments Off on At Home on The Page: Couple Crafts Compendiums Chronicling Exceptional Estates

It’s true that buying a piece of land is like a long-term relationship. The buildings on it may change, as well as the owners, and after many years you are left with something beautiful but different. Haven’t you ever wanted to capture the history and essence of a home or ranch at one point in […]

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Vacation Homes 2014: Experts in Key Markets Say Second Homes Are Back (If You Have Cash)

By Joanna England | June 11, 2014 | Comments Off on Vacation Homes 2014: Experts in Key Markets Say Second Homes Are Back (If You Have Cash)

We’re here reporting from the Westin Oaks Galleria at the National Association of Real Estate Editors Houston conference where we’ve heard from some exceptional experts in second home and vacation real estate, including Natalie Binder of Telluride Rentals, Ben Jenkins of Land Advisors & Resort Solutions, and Matey Veissi, founder of Veissi & Associates. Each […]

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Spring Bass Fishing in East Texas Means House Candy & Fat Fish

By Candy Evans | April 10, 2014 | 1 Comment

We’ve looked at a few ski areas recently (namely Aspen and Taos), but as the temperatures warm and ski season begins to wrap up, it’s time to return closer to home and talk about the really important stuff: bass fishing!

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