How about a waterfront retreat right on Lake Bob Sandlin! Yes, for just under $700,000 you could own this move-in ready lake home, which sits only a two-hour drive from Dallas and Shreveport. The five-bedroom, five-full-and-one-half-bathroom gem is tucked away on one-acre in idyllic Pittsburg, Texas. And it’s dubbed an entertainer’s dream!

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What can you get for $1.95 million in Malibu’s posh Paradise Cove? How about a bohemian mobile home custom styled by legendary fashion designer Betsey Johnson! Ideally located in one of Malibu’s most exclusive enclaves, this isn’t your average mobile home. The two-bedroom, two-bathroom abode is like a whimsical burst of pure happiness wrapped in a tropical setting with lush landscaping and a lifestyle most can only dream of.

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For a cool million, you could live in this newer construction gem in Chicago’s trendy Bucktown neighborhood. And what a sight to see! According to the listing, the six-bedroom, three-full-and-one-half-bathroom beauty sits on “a massive lot with lush, green views from every window.”

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Robert B. Kinlin with Robert Paul Properties, Inc. has listed 49 Oyster Way, Barnstable, Massachusetts for $8.9 million.

The Town of Barnstable, Massachusetts, is the equivalent of a warm blanket — a cozy place to land after a long day at the beach. And according to the folks at SmartAsset, the Cape Cod destination ranks among the top places to buy a second home in 2019. In March of this year, 51.63 percent of mortgages in Barnstable were for secondary residences, which prompted us to do some digging. What we found is nearly every listing, whether it is in Barnstable or not, is listed as if it is in Barnstable.

So without further ado here are a few great offerings in the Barnstable area, all under $9 million.

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Lisa Shear with Fannie Hillman + Associates has listed 1510 E. Jefferson Street, Orlando, Florida for $869,000.

Looking for a solid place to park some cash? According to a recent study in Forbes, Orlando, Florida is recognized as the No. 1 best place to invest in a second home in 2019. In fact, Orlando is an especially hot market to watch. The famed Florida town saw housing prices grow by double digits just last year. Furthermore, current projections suggest a home price surge as high as 35 percent by 2021.

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Derek Dickson with Offerpad Brokerage Llc has listed 620 Trailing Rock Drive, Charlotte, North Carolina for $257,900.

For first-time homebuyers finding a place to put down roots in a desirable location with a low down payment can be tough. But according to a recent post in Business Insider, there are several markets currently trending among first timers. Case in point, Charlotte, North Carolina.

Charlotte has long been a favorite city in the south. And today, it’s one of the 10 best places in the US for first-time homebuyers to invest in real estate. Why? A Zillow-based study reveals the share of listings with a price cut in Charlotte sits around 15.4 percent. The median home value in the Charlotte, North Carolina metro area is $209,800 and the median listing price per square foot is $135. Furthermore, home values in the area have increased by 7.7 percent since June 2018.

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There is a reason Tammie Bennett calls this Marble Falls estate “The Ultimate Lake LBJ retreat.” The four-bedroom, four-full-and-one-half-bathroom home has five-star luxury written all over it!

“Wilderness Cove on Lake LBJ is a hidden gem, a gated community with all waterfront homes and 60 acres of wilderness area,” says Bennett. “It’s one of my favorite places on Lake LBJ and offers a unique lifestyle like no other location on the lake.”

Now let’s get to the stats. The home is ideally situated on over 275-feet of open waters. It boasts spectacular lake views that extend for miles. It has a massive pull-thru boathouse, a fishing pier, and a lazy river pool that meanders around a hot tub and inviting fire pit. Every single detail, down to the enormous patio, full outdoor kitchen and bar, have been perfectly thought-out and masterfully constructed. The only thing missing is you!

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If you are in the market for an East Coast treasure, look no further than this Berkshires beauty! Situated on 140 bucolic acres in picturesque Lanesborough, Massachusetts, rests this elegant country estate featuring impressive views of Mt. Greylock and a meandering valley, just south of the house.

If privacy is paramount, a quarter-mile, tree-lined drive will do just the trick. And if you need a spot to cool off, the gunite pool and three-season gazebo will have you at hello. It even has a tennis court for when you want to work up a sweat! This is a Berkshires estate where every room is filled with custom details. Don’t believe us? Take a look inside.

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