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Top 5 Most Expensive Homes in The U.S. to Ask Santa For This Season

By Amy Puchaty | December 18, 2018 | Comments Off on Top 5 Most Expensive Homes in The U.S. to Ask Santa For This Season

If you’re lucky, you might get a pair of Airpods or some new Yeezys this Christmas. But as the holidays come around, we find ourselves dreaming BIGGER. Here’s a roundup of the five most expensive homes in the U.S. you can ask Santa for this holiday season. Who knows, maybe dreams really do come true!

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Author Jonathan Safran Foer Lists Brooklyn Brownstone, And It’s a Book Lover’s Dream

By Amy Puchaty | January 18, 2018 | Comments Off on Author Jonathan Safran Foer Lists Brooklyn Brownstone, And It’s a Book Lover’s Dream

Nestled on a picturesque, tree-lined street in Boerum Hill – a relaxed village in the northwestern portion of Brooklyn, New York – rests an incredibly chic, Greek Revival brownstone that is a book lover’s dream, and it could be yours to the tune of $8.995 million. “This is one of the single largest homes that […]

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Hangin’ at the Lake Like Hemingway: A Cottage Home in Petoskey, Michigan

By valeriejarvie | June 12, 2017 | Comments Off on Hangin’ at the Lake Like Hemingway: A Cottage Home in Petoskey, Michigan

Petoskey real estate. Don’t know where that is? Hold your left hand up in front of your face, palms out, fingers straight up. With your right index finger, touch the tip of your left ring fingernail where it meets your middle finger. Your hand is a map of Michigan. The spot you are touching is […]

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from SecondShelters.com

By Joanna England | December 24, 2016 | Comments Off on Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from SecondShelters.com

Dear Readers, We’ve had a great year covering the most stylish and interesting homes, as well as reporting on the issues that concern our readers the most. So after today we will be enjoying the spaces that hold families and memories — our homes — and we encourage you to do the same. We hope your […]

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Touring the Year’s Top Second Home Spots

By valeriejarvie | December 23, 2016 | Comments Off on Touring the Year’s Top Second Home Spots

  Six months has gone by fast for me writing about vacation homes for SecondShelters.com. What have we been covering? Beach, lake, ranch, and mountain abodes, among other destinations of interest to North Texans. Year end is a time to look back and reflect. What are the top spots for vacation homes for DFW residents? […]

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Fall in Love with Fall Creek Ranch in Travis County, Texas

By valeriejarvie | September 15, 2016 | Comments Off on Fall in Love with Fall Creek Ranch in Travis County, Texas

Turning the calendar to September signals the start of  the hunting season and leaves me longing for the Texas Hill Country, even though I’m more likely found shooting with a camera than a gun. I love the feeling of being in a natural setting, flush with fish and wildlife. Wish-booking through ranch property listings, I […]

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