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Amy Puchaty

Amy Puchaty is a luxury real estate writer and communications specialist whose marketing campaigns and copywriting work has appeared in numerous print and digital publications, including the Wall Street Journal, Architectural Digest, Denver Post, and Dallas Business Journal to name a few. Follow Amy at www.amypuchaty.com

08/22/17 8:12am

Four Seasons Private Residences Fort Lauderdale starting at $900k, Photo Credit Katie Enterline, HOM Colorado LLC

Breaking ground November of 2017 with expected completion by the end of 2019, Four Seasons Private Residences Fort Lauderdale will bring elevated luxury and legendary Four Seasons service to Fort Lauderdale Beach like you’ve never seen before.

Katie Enterline of HOM Colorado LLC, a buyer’s agent in Florida who specializes in oceanfront development, gave us the scoop. “While I do residential resales in Denver, my specialty is in Florida, finding incredible projects that fit my clients’ individual needs from Palm Beach to Miami,” says Enterline.

Still searching for the perfect Florida second home? See this stunning project on SecondShelters.com now,

08/16/17 11:53am

3970 N. Lake Boulevard Carnelian Bay, CA is currently listed for $2.625 million by Tamara McKinney of Sierra Sotheby’s International Realty.

Ideally situated in Carnelian Bay, Calif., on the crystal blue waters of North Shore Lake Tahoe, rests the most charming waterfront retreat we’ve seen all year! Located at 3970 N Lake Boulevard is a thoughtfully designed, newly remodeled log home on a lush, .14 acre lot, offering a coveted lakefront address, surrounded by mature trees and professionally landscaped grounds.

Fall in love with your Lake Tahoe dream cabin on SecondShelters.com.

08/08/17 3:09pm

416 Lighthouse Drive, Horseshoe Bay, TX, Photos Courtesy Tammie Bennett, Kuper Sotheby’s International Realty

When former NASA astronaut, Captain James A. Lovell, first listed his beloved Horseshoe Bay lake house back in 2016, I thought it would be scooped up faster than you can say lightyear – but as many real estate markets prove, it takes time to find the right buyer.

So what would Jim Lovell do when he’s ready to get serious about selling his lake house? He’d stay calm, cool, and collected, then pull the trigger on a price cut when he’s go for launch.

Fast forward a bit and I am on the receiving end of such news. “I just got off the phone with Jim,” says Tammie Bennet, listing agent and top producer at Kuper Sotheby’s International Realty. “He and Marilyn are some of the nicest people I have ever met, so accessible and willing to share.”

My ears perk up as if I were on the phone with Jim Lovell myself. This is the man who gave us, “Houston, we’ve had a problem,” and commanded one of the most iconic Apollo missions next to NASA’s first landing on the moon.

See what Bennet had to say on SecondShelters.com …

1505 Meeting Street Southlake, TX, Photo Courtesy Kim Bedwell, Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

For those of you following our coverage on The Brownstones in the Garden District at Southlake Town Square, we have news! One of these babies just hit the market for $1.595 million, and we went straight to the source for all the dirt.

Enter Kim Bedwell, listing agent and 2017 Top Individual Producer at Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty’s Southlake office, achieving over $5 million in sales in a single year. She knows a thing or two about luxury listings and interior design. The powerhouse broker formerly owned and operated a successful interior design firm, and takes luxury listings to the next level by leveraging her keen eye for marketing and design to stage each client’s home to sell.

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08/03/17 12:53pm

Stowell Ranch, 3133 County Road 518 Fraser, CO – Photo Credit LIV Sotheby’s International Realty

Few mountain retreats compare to the stunningly crafted, third-generation log builder’s estate at Stowell Ranch, currently listed for $2.295 million. Nestled on 20 pristine acres in the lush and mountainous valley of Fraser, Colo., this log-built beauty is ideally situated between two sparkling ponds – with water rights – surrounded by towering Aspen and Colorado Pine trees with views that go on for miles.

See it all on SecondShelters.com.

07/19/17 11:59am

Feast your eyes on this builder-owned lakefront retreat with every upgrade imaginable! Builder Tim Seymore of Tim Seymore Custom Homes takes great pride in building the highest quality custom homes, and this 5,039-square-foot stunner is no exception.

See it in all of its waterfront splendor on SecondShelters.com today!

07/14/17 2:40pm

Currently listed for $13.95 million by Angie Nelson and Brenda Moerschell of Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty, Hartlee Field Ranch has been the talk of the town since it hit the market years ago, but has yet to find the right buyer.

Ideally located just 30 miles north of Dallas-Fort Worth in Denton County – one of the fastest growing counties in the nation – the ranch is prized for its historic Hartlee Field Airstrip, which provided flight training for military cadets in World War II.

Read the whole story on SecondShelters.com now.

07/11/17 5:37pm

If you’ve ever dreamed of living the coveted Aspen lifestyle, then the idyllic summer sanctuary at 1470 Sierra Vista Drive is for you. Boasting spectacular mountain views and impressive outdoor areas to entertain, this four-bedroom, four-full-and-one-half-bath home backs to the award-winning Aspen Municipal Golf Course, and is located just a short walk to the Roaring Fork River, and five minutes to renowned skiing.

See what your Aspen summer sanctuary could look like on SecondShelters.com.