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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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Golf with a View: Pebble Beach Homes

By valeriejarvie | June 23, 2016 | Comments Off on Golf with a View: Pebble Beach Homes

Trade representatives from Monterey County, Calif., hosted a media dinner I attended recently, making an excellent case for the coastal area two hours or so south of San Francisco, plying us with agricultural products from the region.  It was a knockout meal, not surprisingly, as the area is home to the renowned Monterey Bay Aquarium, […]

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Pebble Beach Celebrity Car Auction Fetches More than $60 Million in Second Home Nirvana Location

By Candy Evans | August 22, 2012 | 2 Comments

Last year, about this time, I was in Pebble Beach at the venerable Concours d’Elegance which takes place in the center of second home nirvana: Pebble Beach and Carmel. Family matters kept me away this year, but I hear the crowd was even bigger, better and richer this year: Jay Leno’s Fiat 500 Prima Edizione sold for 10 […]

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Have You Read the Tex-Mo Tell All on High End Dallas Real Estate: What Dallas Realtors Are Saying…

By Candy Evans | October 31, 2011 | 5 Comments

Like my mother used to tell me, don’t ever give it away for free. Smart Texas Monthly. You have to buy an issue to read Jason Sheeler’s profile of super agent Erin Mathews,  Give Me Shelter, in the current issue of Texas Monthly. I suggest you buy, read, and then read it again to capture the picture […]

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Folks Are Loving Dallas as a Second Home Location

By Candy Evans | August 20, 2011 | Comments Off on Folks Are Loving Dallas as a Second Home Location

At least that is what I am hearing here in Pebble Beach at Concours: The new Ritz Regency Row Homes are gearing up with great garages and extra fancy-pants front doors.

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America’s Most Miserable Cities: Not Good Places to Buy a Second Home

By Candy Evans | February 27, 2011 | 4 Comments

Eight of the top twenty cities on this “life sucks here” list are in California, which makes me sad because I LOVE Cali. But not sure I’d ever buy a home there, even in Pebble Beach, unless I had oodles of high net worth. (And I LOVE San Diego.) So check out this list. Miami […]

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