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Vacation Home Market

Vacasa Picks Up Wyndham Vacation Rentals

By Bethany Erickson | November 9, 2019 | 0 Comments

Vacation rental management platform Vacasa announced that it acquired Wyndham Vacation Rentals from Wyndham Destinations for $162 million, financed through a combination of $156 million cash and $10 million in Vacasa equity. Never heard of Vacasa? The company has been making inroads in the vacation home market since 2009, focusing on short-term rental management and, […]

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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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Vacation Home Week Recap: From Maine to Santa Fe and Points In Between, The Second Home Market is Second to None!

By Joanna England | August 25, 2014 | Comments Off on Vacation Home Week Recap: From Maine to Santa Fe and Points In Between, The Second Home Market is Second to None!

Our Vacation Home Week celebration on CandysDirt.com was such an amazing success. We got to feature incredible second homes and developments in some of our favorite locations. Luxury amenities and gorgeous design, each one of these homes has just what you want for a getaway and then some! And boy, let me tell you about […]

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Vacation Homes 2014: Experts in Key Markets Say Second Homes Are Back (If You Have Cash)

By Joanna England | June 11, 2014 | Comments Off on Vacation Homes 2014: Experts in Key Markets Say Second Homes Are Back (If You Have Cash)

We’re here reporting from the Westin Oaks Galleria at the National Association of Real Estate Editors Houston conference where we’ve heard from some exceptional experts in second home and vacation real estate, including Natalie Binder of Telluride Rentals, Ben Jenkins of Land Advisors & Resort Solutions, and Matey Veissi, founder of Veissi & Associates. Each […]

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Huff Po Offers Tips For Vacation Home Shoppers, Says Second Home Market is Getting “Nutty”

By Joanna England | July 26, 2013 | Comments Off on Huff Po Offers Tips For Vacation Home Shoppers, Says Second Home Market is Getting “Nutty”

What kind of nuts are we talking about, Jodi? Macadamia nuts? Brazil nuts? Definitely not peanuts, as you won’t find any vacation homes worth their salt going for that. Sure, the second home market is super hot, but let’s not get too carried away — slow growth is sustainable growth, and that’s what many economists […]

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