Beach homes

Best of 2020: Beauty And The Beach In Port Aransas

By Amy Puchaty | December 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

[Editor’s Note: This year has been a decade, right? So many things happened, lots of things were postponed, and houses continued to sell despite it all. While the SecondShelters..com team takes a hot minute this holiday season to recharge the ol’ Energizers, we’re serving up our very favorite stories from 2020. Enjoy!] Amy: What’s not to love […]

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Forget Snow, Head To A Luxe Hawaii Estate This Winter Instead

By Amy Puchaty | December 1, 2020 | Comments Off on Forget Snow, Head To A Luxe Hawaii Estate This Winter Instead

Maui is still open for business. And despite all the lockdowns and closures closer to home, it’s a great place to get away and spend the holiday season. Set up camp in one of these finds built for island life and you’ll forget all about the chaos of 2020 — just make sure you get […]

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Kennebunk, Maine Seaside Cottage Or Gambrel, You Choose

By Amy Puchaty | August 25, 2020 | Comments Off on Kennebunk, Maine Seaside Cottage Or Gambrel, You Choose

Take a break with us and escape to Kennebunk, Maine. This sleepy seaside destination has long been a retreat for those seeking oceanfront charm. And today, we found two of its gems! Whether you are dreaming of a seaside cottage or a secluded Gambrel, this is a Splurge vs. Steal you can’t afford to miss. […]

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Beauty And The Beach, Why Port Aransas Is The Comeback Kid Of The Gulf Coast

By Amy Puchaty | August 11, 2020 | Comments Off on Beauty And The Beach, Why Port Aransas Is The Comeback Kid Of The Gulf Coast

Port Aransas is a beachy Texas town due east of Corpus Christi. It sits on the quiet shores of Mustang Island. And for those looking for a beach home, it’s the comeback kid of the Gulf Coast.  According to Coastal Living, “Since (Hurricane) Harvey, the town has worked hard and fast to recover, with new additions […]

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Buyers Flee To Emerald Coast For Post-COVID Reprieve

By Amy Puchaty | July 31, 2020 | 1 Comment

For buyers who work remote, the Emerald Coast is not only a welcome spot to rent or vacation. It’s the place to buy. Just ask James Watts, the hotshot Emerald Coast Realtor who is seeing a major uptick in showings, sales, and activity. “Basically things are very active on the real estate front,” says Watts. “Many […]

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There’s Magic In This Malibu Barsocchini-Designed Retreat

By Amy Puchaty | July 23, 2020 | Comments Off on There’s Magic In This Malibu Barsocchini-Designed Retreat

This one-of-a-kind Malibu retreat just hit the market and it could be yours for $6.7 million. Designed by renowned Barsocchini and Associates, the three-bedroom, three-full-bathroom home sits in a coveted gated community at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac. And our “What Can I Get?” is right on the ocean! Luxe living that fully embraces […]

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