Tips on Buying a Vacation Home

A vacation home is a perfect way to relax and unwind. Are you considering purchasing a vacation home? If so, check out these tips to get you unwinding in no time! by James Shea, Media Lab. A vacation home is a perfect way to relax after a busy workweek or serve as a getaway for […]

What’s The Best Time Of Year To Buy A Vacation Home?

Whether your summer vacation takes you to the beach, the mountains, or any of America’s popular destinations, chances are good you’ll encounter advertising and sales pitches to buy your vacation place. By Steve Cook, Homes.com. If you are tired of high rents and the hassles associated with finding a good location during the busy season, […]

9 Things You Should Consider Before Buying A Vacation Home

About one in eight home buyers is buying a second home, according to research from the National Association of Realtors. And Autumn is a time of year when buyers think about it. By Kate Ashford, Forbes.com. Consider: You’ve just had a great summer trip to a relaxing location, and you’re wondering whether you should get yourself […]

Closing Down Your Vacation Lake Home For The Winter

Owning a vacation lake home is, for most people, a dream come true. But now you have to sustain that dream, and that means protecting it even when you are not there. When vacation’s over, it’s time you close up for the season. So what should you do to ensure that when your family returns months, or […]

8 Things To Know Before Buying A Vacation Home

By Trulia Contributer to Forbes.com I’ve had a property in sunny Palm Springs, CA for years, so I’m pretty familiar with the ins and outs of owning a vacation home. Having a second home for getaways sounds glamorous – and it can be – and many times, it’s even a really good long-term investment. But don’t jump […]

How to Own a Vacation Home With Friends

Here are a few things to keep in mind so your dream vacation home doesn’t turn into a nightmare. by Vera Gibbons, Zillow Blog. If you’re in the market for a vacation home but are looking to minimize costs as real estate prices rise and you face a stagnant paycheck, you might be considering going in […]

7 Tips For Buying a Vacation Home

You may be tempted to finally buy that vacation place now that the housing market has healed. Here’s what to consider before you start house hunting. Many Americans contemplating a vacation home abandoned that dream when the housing market collapsed. But now that home values have climbed month after month, with the median price up […]

Thinking of a Lakefront Vacation Home? …Here’s 4 Tips

If you’re thinking about making an offer on a second home in this market – perhaps a property that’ll become your eventual retirement place – here are four things to keep in mind: 1. Never forget that the key to vacation lakefront homes is location, location, location. Sure, this is a cliché, but that doesn’t […]

4 Tips for Vacation Home Buyers

If you’re thinking about making an offer on a second home in this frothy market – perhaps a property that’ll become your eventual retirement place – here are four things to keep in mind. 1. Never forget that the key to vacation homes is location, location, location. Sure, this is a cliché, but that doesn’t […]