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Amy Puchaty

Amy Puchaty is founder and principal writer of Amy Puchaty Communications in Boulder, Colorado, a bespoke content services firm specializing in luxury real estate marketing. As a luxury real estate writer and communications specialist, Amy's marketing campaigns and copywriting work have appeared in numerous print and digital publications including The Wall Street Journal, Architectural Digest, Inman News, The Denver Post, and Dallas Business Journal. Follow Amy at www.amypuchaty.com

04/19/18 9:29am

0151 Scounty Rd # 871 in Breckenridge, CO, is currently listed for $998,000 by Jonna Beardsley of Breckenridge Associates Real Estate.

It’s slim pickings when it comes to finding homes for$1 million in Breckenridge, Colorado. With an abundance of year-round activities and jaw-dropping mountain vistas at every turn, homes listed at or around $1 million are in limited supply and continue to attract buyers from around the world. Why Breck? Well perhaps the tourism folks at GoBreck.com say it best:

“From our historic Main Street to our legendary skiing, what unites us in Breckenridge is our shared passion for embracing life’s best moments. Here, we pack all four seasons with the best of the outdoors, the indoors, and everything in between. From our vibrant après sceneculinary adventures, a buzzing nightlife, to experiences that tap into our more cultural side—from the musical to the artistic. We come together to embrace our world-class outdoor playground complete with Gold Medal fly-fishing rivers, stellar mountain biking trails, and majestic alpine hikes. Along the way, we’ve found that doing things together is more fun than doing them not together. You with us?”

Why yes, yes we are! See what you can score for a small fortune in Breckenridge on SecondShelters.com now!

04/19/18 8:58am

Open House, Thursday, April 26, from 6-8 p.m. at 5016 Vickery Boulevard, currently listed for $999,000 by Susan Griffin of Bill Griffin Real Estate.

Knox View Homes has been a phoenix rising for all the drivers on North Central Expressway and Knox Street to view – and its listing agent, Susan Griffin has been receiving calls ever since she hung her banner up on the side of the development. The exclusive, architect-designed community is generating a lot of buzz in the neighborhood, and for good reason – it consists of four single-family, modern residences that put indoor-outdoor living first, and are ideally located in the Knox District, one of the most coveted upscale neighborhoods in Dallas.

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04/13/18 8:26am

3107 Brass Buttons Trail Austin, TX is listed for $999,900 by Jacque Krenek with Austin Area Properties.

A little birdie told me that a recent networking event in Austin was a huge hit, drawing top producers from all over the country who are raving about the city’s culture, cuisine, and nightlife in their Instagram feeds. Seeing all my real estate friends living it up in the state capitol got me thinking. What can I get for a million in Austin? From a lakefront darling on Brass Buttons Trail, to a Travis Heights stunner oozing flawless modern design, what I found may surprise you.

See these gems deep in the heart of Texas on SecondShelters.com now.

04/13/18 8:16am

5603 Matalee Avenue in Dallas, TX is currently listed for $529,000 by Brenda White and Melissa White Smulyan of Briggs Freeman Sotheby’ International Realty.

When a special tip came in from one of our readers about this fabulous M Streets Colonial cottage, I couldn’t resist giving it the spotlight it deserves. This week’s Friday Five Hundred is situated on a quiet corner lot within walking distance to Greenville Avenue, and if you’re thinking “older home, small closets,” well, think again! (more…)

04/06/18 9:00am

7210 Casa Loma Ave is listed for $515,900 by John Angell of Dallas City Center Realtors. Open House Sunday, April 8, 12-2 p.m.

It’s Friday, folks, which means it’s time to see which home made the cut for our Friday Five Hundred! This week we are pleased as punch to bring you this C Streets cottage that is a springtime dream, currently listed for $515,900 by John Angell of Dallas City Center Realtors. The darling 1940s cottage located at 7210 Casa Loma Avenue has tons of drive-up appeal and boasts a landscaped lawn, flagstone porch, and vibrant flowerbeds bursting with color, much like its eye-catching front door.

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04/06/18 8:08am

13 Johnson Rd, Charleston, SC is currently listed for $4,695,000 by Lenora White of Daniel Ravenel Sotheby’s International Realty. Photo Credit: Realtor.com

This week we zero in on one of the country’s oldest and most beloved port cities, South Carolina’s own Charleston. Originally founded as “Charles Town” to honor King Charles II of England, the historic town was recently voted America’s No.  1 Small City for the fifth year in a row!

From its cobblestone streets and pastel antebellum houses, to its elegant French Quarter and Battery districts, Charleston is a town filled with character and seaside charm. Whether it’s island hopping you’re after, or a desire to savor the heirloom culinary fare, there is something for everyone – including fabulous second homes for vacationers, or those looking to relocate or retire. Here we showcase the city’s hottest real estate in our latest Splurge vs. Steal featuring two Charleston properties that are equally refined and ideally located, but with very different price points.

See it now on SecondShelters.com and tell us: Which would you choose?

04/03/18 8:30am

3337 Walton Way Ext, Augusta, GA, currently listed for $925,000 by Dorothy Peterson of Blanchard & Calhoun-Evans.

Come for the golf, stay for the pimento cheese, they say.

As if Amen corner, blooming azaleas, and the way the sunlight peeks through the trees weren’t enough, Augusta, Georgia, is flush with golf’s greatest moments. Yes, since 1934, Augusta has played home and host to the iconic Masters Tournament, but it’s also known for its historic and downright breathtaking architecture. With the Masters looming, I was inspired to see just how far a million dollars would go in the Augusta real estate market. What I find will leave you wanting more!

See for yourself on SecondShelters.com now.

03/30/18 9:45am

6223 Monticello Avenue is listed for $532,000 by Judy Sessions and Claire Sessions Bailey of Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty.

Within hours of this Monticello beauty hitting the market, I started typing it up for my Friday Five Hundred. The M Streets cutie couldn’t be more darling if it tried! It sits on a coveted block of Monticello Ave with curb appeal for days, and offers a mature lot with landscaped trees and flowerbeds, plus an eye-catching red door for goodness sakes! Classic Southern charm gets me every time. It’s currently listed for $532,000 by Judy Sessions and Claire Sessions Bailey of Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty.

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