second homes

This $75 Million Aspen Manse Will (Literally) Bowl You Over

By Elaine Raffel | January 13, 2021 | 0 Comments

What would the most expensive home ever sold in Aspen look like? You don’t have to imagine. This 20,740-square-foot resort-style manse—complete with every conceivable uber-luxe amenity—just hit the market for $75 million.

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The Top Spots for a Second Home in New Mexico

By Mary Cate Long | October 23, 2020 | Comments Off on The Top Spots for a Second Home in New Mexico

Ah, New Mexico. Texas’ charming next-door neighbor. Dallasites have long found second homes in the Land of Enchantment. New Mexico’s multi-faceted personality draws in a wide range of interested buyers. Whether you are a skier or an art connoisseur, there’s a New Mexican destination to suit your style. These are three great spots to consider […]

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Pura Vida is Easy to Find in This Costa Rica Artist Haven

By Elaine Raffel | June 10, 2020 | Comments Off on Pura Vida is Easy to Find in This Costa Rica Artist Haven

This multi-story oasis is built into the hillside of Pico Blanco, Escazú, a well-to-do suburb of Costa Rica’s capital city of San Jose. The owner, a painter, designed the property around the guiding “pillars” of his life: nature, arts and meditation.

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ThirdHome Offers Options for Second Home Owners

By Bethany Erickson | January 18, 2020 | Comments Off on ThirdHome Offers Options for Second Home Owners

So you’ve bought that fancy second home, and you’ve spent a few vacations in it, and now, well, you’re bored. Is your vacation home boring you? That’s what ThirdHome founder Wade Shealy found he was hearing the most. The one-time Hilton Head real estate agent started the company to address a common complaint he kept […]

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MIDs on Second Homes May End in California

By Bethany Erickson | January 11, 2020 | Comments Off on MIDs on Second Homes May End in California

Property owners in California — especially those who own second homes there — may find themselves paying more in income taxes if a bill designed to end the mortgage interest deduction on vacation homes passes the state assembly. The bill, which was introduced by Assemblymember David Chiu (D-Francisco), would eliminate the MID on second homes […]

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Buy in New York? Fuggedaboutit, Get a Second Home Instead

By Bethany Erickson | January 8, 2020 | Comments Off on Buy in New York? Fuggedaboutit, Get a Second Home Instead

Start spreading the news … New York real estate is so expensive many are opting to remain renters in the city they work in during the week, and instead plunk down their case for a more affordable second home for weekending, a recent report from CNN Business found. “Starting with a second home can be […]

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