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The Best Places in America for Second Homes

By Candy Evans | March 8, 2011 | 4 Comments

Barrons is bragging how they called it: the second home market has bottomed, and the rich are out swooping up the bargains. Prices of high-end second homes have sunk, some as low as 40%. And Barrons lists the top second home markets in the US. Sea Island, Georgia was rated number one. Next comes Maui, […]

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The 50 Most Expensive Small Towns in America: Where You Should Buy a Second Home

By Candy Evans | February 2, 2011 | Comments Off on The 50 Most Expensive Small Towns in America: Where You Should Buy a Second Home

If you are mulling a location for your second home, here’s an article that is like a beacon of real estate appreciation light: the 50 most expensive small towns in the U.S. At first when I read this, I was sad: most of the towns are in New York, New Jersey, Maryland, Washington (state), Cali […]

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Aspen: 60% Second Homes, Suitcase Town

By Candy Evans | November 26, 2010 | 3 Comments

Let’s face it: the value of property in places like Aspen just doesn’t tumble. It may take a hit from peak pricing, but honestly, will the average price of an Aspen home ever go back to $50,000, where homes were years before the boom? The average Aspen home is now about $6 million and the […]

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