vacation homes

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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Vacation Homes

Where Are The Vacation Home Hot Spots?

By Bethany Erickson | October 19, 2019 | Comments Off on Where Are The Vacation Home Hot Spots?

New England has the lock on the states with the most vacation homes, with Maine, Vermont, and New Hampshire topping a list of states with the most second homes compiled by IPX1031. Maine, where 19 percent of the homes are second homes, came in first, with Vermont (at 17 percent) and New Hampshire (12 percent), […]

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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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Elko Ranch Once Owned by Bing Crosby Will Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate the Positive

By Bethany Erickson | February 24, 2019 | Comments Off on Elko Ranch Once Owned by Bing Crosby Will Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate the Positive

It’s been decades since the late Bing Crosby moved to the remote Elko, Nevada, but his presence still looms large in the town — and his ranch there is now up for sale. Crosby purchased property there in the 1940s with the idea that it would become a respite for his family, remote enough to […]

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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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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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