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Historical Berkeley Beauty Boasts Bountiful Wow Factors

By Deb R. Brimer | April 7, 2019 | Comments Off on Historical Berkeley Beauty Boasts Bountiful Wow Factors

If you’re searching for a one-of-a-kind historic showplace in Berkeley, California, this 1926 treasure is a must-see. From the stunning 3,087-square-feet home to the naturesque 6,970-square-feet lot, every inch of indoor and outdoor living space is designed to dazzle the senses. Located on a private cul-de-sac at 2772 Hilgard Avenue, the sprawling two-story home – […]

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Hottest Second Home Markets Might Just Surprise You

By Bethany Erickson | April 6, 2019 | 1 Comment

Hawaii? Nope. California? Nope. Florida? Nope. Where is the hottest second home market in the U.S.? Ocean City, New Jersey. According to an analysis of second home purchases by SmartAsset, Ocean City rose to the top of the list thanks to a whopping 79.38 percent of its mortgages were for secondary residences. The coastal town […]

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The James Batterton House: Sprawling Space with a Big Place in Kentucky History

By SecondShelters.com Contributor | March 31, 2019 | 1 Comment

By Deb R. Brimer Contributing Writer You can get lost in this 4,932-square-foot home and its rich Blue Grass history in Millersburg, Kentucky. Located on a quarter-acre lot at 1001 Main Street, the two-story gem is filled with 19th century wow factors and current upgrades. A gorgeous wooden staircase winding from the front room is […]

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Dallas-Suburb Richardson Takes 23rd Spot on MoneyWise List

By Bethany Erickson | March 23, 2019 | Comments Off on Dallas-Suburb Richardson Takes 23rd Spot on MoneyWise List

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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Thousand Oaks Provides California Living On a Budget

By Bethany Erickson | March 16, 2019 | Comments Off on Thousand Oaks Provides California Living On a Budget

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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Want Truly Frugal Retirement? Try Cedar Rapids, MoneyWise Says

By Bethany Erickson | February 23, 2019 | Comments Off on Want Truly Frugal Retirement? Try Cedar Rapids, MoneyWise Says

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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