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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

06/22/18 8:00am

5021 Creighton Drive is currently listed by Laurie Ann Hanson and Aimee Schreiner of Dwell Partners, Dave Perry-Miller InTown for $595,000.

How many searches have you done for homes with pools in Dallas under $600,000 and turned up empty handed? Well fret no longer. We’ve found a hidden slice of East Dallas paradise that was built to entertain, complete with sparkling pool, patio, and cabana for $595,000!

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06/19/18 9:34am

Our Steal: 38359 Highway 6 Unit 12, Avon, CO is currently listed by Page Slevin of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Colorado Properties for $1,295,000. 

This week it’s the battle of the Beaver Creek condos in our latest Splurge vs. Steal. Here we compare two exceptional Colorado listings, each with unbeatable views, upscale amenities, and a prime location near Beaver Creek Resort, but with price points that are miles apart. With iconic ski runs, terrain parks, and an array of shops, restaurants, and entertainment, this charming mountain village draws a crowd year round for world-class hiking, skiing, and the arts.

Which Beaver Creek condo would you choose, the splurge or the steal?

06/19/18 9:23am

8210 Max Drive Dallas, TX is currently listed by Bobbie Jo Diehl of Rogers Healy and Associates for $235,000.

Three words. Joe. Pool. Lake. Imagine living minutes from boating, camping, and miles of hiking trails at nearby Joe Pool Lake and Cedar Hill Nature Preserve. For some it may seem out of reach, but think again! This week’s Tuesday Two Hundred puts the spotlight on a tidy, turnkey traditional that’s ready and waiting for a buyer like you. All you need is $235,000.

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06/15/18 8:00am

10837 Clearbrook Lane Dallas, TX is currently listed by Christina Harmon with eXp Realty LLC for $409,900. 

Clean lines, sleek finishes, light-and-bright interiors — this week’s Friday Four Hundred is a beauty! Originally built in 1961, the three-bedroom, two-full-bathroom ranch at 10837 Clearbrook Lane comes ideally situated in Lochwood across from a heavily treed greenbelt. The serene backyard serves as the perfect spot for grilling out this summer, while a recent kitchen and bath renovation put it in a class of its own. The price? Unheard of at $409,900!

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06/09/18 9:00am

Our Splurge: 3250 Serra Road Malibu, California, is currently listed by Wailani O’Herlihy of Sotheby’s International Realty Malibu for $20.5 million.

I don’t know about you but with summer right around the corner this weather has me California dreamin’ – and what better way to indulge those fantasies than with a Splurge vs. Steal Resort Edition in the most quintessential beach town around.

That’s right, this week we take you to Malibu, California, where it’s the battle of the ultra-high-end second shelters – each with breathtaking ocean views and ample space to unwind, but with price points that are miles apart. Which California getaway would you choose, our traditional splurge, or the contemporary steal?

Choose your Malibu ocean view on SecondShelters.com now!

06/08/18 9:00am

626 Cordova Street in Dallas is currently listed for $485,000 by Joseph Kacynski with David Bush Realtors. Open House this Sunday, May 10, from 1-3 p.m.

You are not going to believe the upgrades and architectural features in this Hollywood Heights Tudor! Here are three reasons you should stop what you’re doing right now and call your agent to schedule a tour of this week’s Friday Four Hundred.

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06/06/18 9:00am

 

Photo Credit: Sotheby’s International Realty. Additional images courtesy of Realogy.com

Have you ever struggled to visualize furniture in a newly purchased property? What about finding the perfect décor to suit your vacation home? Well thanks to one international real estate brand, those days are over. Enter Curate by Sotheby’s International Realty. A revolutionary augmented reality (AR) app that allows consumers to visualize a house as their own before purchase, thereby curating the entire home buying experience.

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06/04/18 9:30am

81460 Cassidy Lane Eugene, OR is currently listed by Amy Dean with Amy Deal Real Estate, Inc. for $1,300,000. 

Home to the University of Oregon Ducks, Fifth Street Public Market, Alton Baker Park, and extensive bike paths and forested trails, Eugene, Oregon, is a city of the arts and outdoor recreation, ideally situated on the Willamette River. From artisan markets and local cafés, to craft beer and organic coffee, this year-round destination attracts visitors far and wide for its mild winters and comfortable summers. Whether you’re looking to hit the Oregon Coast beaches, seeking adventure in the high country’s Cascade Mountains, or eager to sample award-winning wines from Eugene’s scenic vineyards, Oregon’s great outdoors is an integral part of the local lifestyle.

This begs the question: What can I get for $1 million in Eugene, Oregon? See what I found on SecondShelters.com today!