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Shuckey-Darn: New York City Short Sheets Airbnb

By Candy Evans | May 23, 2013 | 1 Comment

You know Airbnb, yes? The sassy vacation rental site that let’s homeowners earn extra money off their homes by renting them out on a short term basis. I had the pleasure of hearing the founders speak two years ago at Inman in San Francisco. They started the concept when they were living in San Francisco, […]

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If You Have Ever Dreamed of Fractional Home Ownership –Even for a Second — Tonight is Your Night, Baby

By Candy Evans | October 9, 2012 | 4 Comments

Surely you’ve dreamed of second home ownership but like me, you are a perpetual tire kicker OR you worry that you won’t use the home enough, the¬†maintenance¬†will drive you batty. Second home owners sometimes corner me at parties and say, hey you with your damn fetish for multiple home ownership, it’s helluva lot of work. […]

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Mayacama: I Found Paradise in Northern Cali’s Wine Country. And I Will Never Be The Same

By Candy Evans | September 13, 2012 | 4 Comments

Late last summer, 2011, we were in Sonoma County, California where I toured a most amazing property called Mayacama. I credit finding this property to my trusted veterinarian, Dr. Barret Jiranek here at Lover’s Lane Animal Medical Center (Dallas). Or maybe I should give my precious Doodle Bree the credit. She had an ear ache, […]

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I Left My Heart in San Francisco but Not My Checkbook: The Fairmont Heritage Place at Ghirardelli Square is Quite an Affordable Second Home!

By Candy Evans | August 1, 2012 | 8 Comments

  The Fairmont Heritage Place, Ghirardelli Square offers sweeping views of San Francisco Bay. The waterfront project is in a historic part of the California city on the sea that has always captured my heart. I’m here checking out this amazing property that is available as a fractional ownership for a smidgen over $200,000 for […]

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Yet Another Reason to Visit, Not Live in, San Francisco!

By Candy Evans | February 22, 2011 | 6 Comments

I know, it’s kind of mean and I couldn’t bring myself to circumcise a fly, but just the idea that they are legislating all this stuff! San Francisco may ban infant circumcision as part of a national movement to stem the procedure which experts say is purely religious tradition but offers no benefits. I mean, […]

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