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Demand for Vacation Homes Up, says NAR

By Bethany Erickson | November 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

Thanks to deeper pockets and low mortgage rates, more people are buying vacation homes – boosting both demand and price, revealed the National Association of Realtors’ 2019 U.S. Vacation Home Counties Report. The median sales price in vacation home counties increased at a pace of 36 percent in the five years between 2013 and 2018 […]

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This Doesn’t Suck: Dyson Founder Buys Sky High in Singapore

By Bethany Erickson | July 15, 2019 | Comments Off on This Doesn’t Suck: Dyson Founder Buys Sky High in Singapore

We take a look at the new digs for Dyson founder James Dyson, the most adorable vacay stays ever in Montana, and three places where you might be able to strike a deal on a condo. Here’s what we’re reading. What are YOU reading?

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Concierge Auctions Study: Every Day A Home Sits On Market It Depreciates In Value

By Amy Puchaty | May 7, 2019 | Comments Off on Concierge Auctions Study: Every Day A Home Sits On Market It Depreciates In Value

Each year, Concierge Auctions – the dominant marketplace for buying and selling the world’s finest properties responsible for more than $1 billion in sales – creates the annual “U.S. Luxury Homes Index.” The analysis looks at the 10 highest property sales in 56 high-end markets around the U.S., and according to the research, shows that […]

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Own the First Chicago Home of Al Capone — Escape Route Not Included

By Bethany Erickson | February 17, 2019 | Comments Off on Own the First Chicago Home of Al Capone — Escape Route Not Included

It was his first home in Chicago, and his mother lived there until her death, and in 2019, you could own a slice of Al Capone history for practically a song. “I came to Chicago with $40 in my pocket,” Alphonse Gabriel Capone said once, and not long after that he began working for mobster […]

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Springfield, Missouri Tapped As Budget-Friendly Retirement Spot

By Bethany Erickson | February 16, 2019 | Comments Off on Springfield, Missouri Tapped As Budget-Friendly Retirement Spot

Editor’s Note: Recently, MoneyWise revealed its list of the 40 most frugal and friendly places to retire. In a bid to provide an idea of what housing inventory is available in these cities and towns, we’re taking a look at listings in each of the cities on the list. Not everyone can spend $1 million […]

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Heartland Homesteads in Overland Park Provide Budget-Friendly Retirement

By Bethany Erickson | January 5, 2019 | Comments Off on Heartland Homesteads in Overland Park Provide Budget-Friendly Retirement

Editor’s Note: Recently, MoneyWise revealed its list of the 40 most frugal and friendly places to retire. In a bid to provide an idea of what housing inventory is available in these cities and towns, we’re taking a look at listings in each of the cities on the list. Not everyone can spend $1 million […]

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