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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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Surrender to the Charisma of Cape Cod

By Leah Shafer | June 29, 2015 | Comments Off on Surrender to the Charisma of Cape Cod

Cape Cod has historic roots in American history, one of the earliest places the Pilgrims settled, later becoming a thriving fishing, whaling, and trading area. But the romantic mythos of the Cape took off during John F. Kennedy’s presidential campaign, much of which was based out of the Kennedy Compound in Hyannis Port. JFK gave his […]

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Vacation Home Week Recap: From Maine to Santa Fe and Points In Between, The Second Home Market is Second to None!

By Joanna England | August 25, 2014 | Comments Off on Vacation Home Week Recap: From Maine to Santa Fe and Points In Between, The Second Home Market is Second to None!

Our Vacation Home Week celebration on CandysDirt.com was such an amazing success. We got to feature incredible second homes and developments in some of our favorite locations. Luxury amenities and gorgeous design, each one of these homes has just what you want for a getaway and then some! And boy, let me tell you about […]

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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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Ranch of the Week: Quaint Horse Property in the Heart of Rockwall, TX

By Kathryn Roan | March 28, 2014 | Comments Off on Ranch of the Week: Quaint Horse Property in the Heart of Rockwall, TX

Looking for a charming ranchette right in the middle of Rockwall? We’re talking an almost 15-acre horse property less than 30 minutes to Dallas. And under $500,000. For real.

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