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Buying A Second Home

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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The Evolution of Farm Ownership — Part 2: So You’ve Found ‘The One’

By Kathryn Roan | January 23, 2015 | Comments Off on The Evolution of Farm Ownership — Part 2: So You’ve Found ‘The One’

  (Editor’s Note: This is the second installment in a fantastic series from Realtor and writer Kathryn Roan. You can read the first part here.) Finding the perfect farm is best categorized as online dating. You put your criteria into a search engine, and you get a 100 smiling, shiny faces in return. And like anything […]

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The Evolution of Farm Ownership – Part 1

By Kathryn Roan | October 30, 2014 | Comments Off on The Evolution of Farm Ownership – Part 1

(Hint: That is not the Ranch of the Week.) So, you’ve gone and bought a ranch in the country. Congratulations, and welcome to your own personal sweat shop. Cancel your CrossFit membership, folks. Things are about to get real. The above photo was taken in October of 2010. I had just closed on a hot […]

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How To Finance a Second Home: Tricky, Little Complicated, But Not Imposible

By Candy Evans | October 3, 2011 | 8 Comments

Cinnamon Shore This may be a great time to BUY a second home, but are banks, who make it hard enough to finance your primary residence, cooperating? The answer is yes, if you have good credit and a hefty down payment. But I have heard so many conflicting stories on the nuances of getting a second home […]

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