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Dallas Company Touts Solution for Neighbor-Minded Airbnb Hosts

By Bethany Erickson / October 20, 2017 / 2 Comments
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A couple of weeks ago, I looked at a problem a few neighbors approached me with — a nearby property owner renting out a house on Airbnb that had become a nuisance, they felt, with a succession of parties. That column prompted David Krauss to email me. Krauss and his business partner, Andrew Schulz, have […]

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If New York City Limits Airbnb, Can Dallas be Far Behind?

By Candy Evans / June 20, 2016 / 0 Comments

Recently I moderated a panel on Vacation Homes for NAREE in New Orleans, like a little over a week ago. One of my panelists was Bill Furlong of HomeAway, the nine year old Austin-based “alternative accommodation” site that runs VRBO.com and VacationRentals.com. As I may have told you, the vacation home rental industry is huge […]

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Your Ultimate Vacation Home Bible: What Five Experts Told Us at NAREE

By Candy Evans / June 20, 2016 / 0 Comments

Recently former Dallas mayor Tom Leppert sold his $6.2 million ski-in, ski-out house, right near the Dreamcatcher Lift in Park City Utah. It was sold at auction to another Dallas family who bought it for their grandchildren. Now here is the best part of the story: the family already owns a home in Deer Valley. They […]

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On SecondShelters: HomeAway Eiffel Tower Apartment Is to Die For

By Leah Shafer / June 13, 2016 / 0 Comments

If Paris is the city of love, then the Eiffel Tower is one of the most romantic landmarks in the world. Lots of people get engaged there, but what if you could do that, or renew your vows, in an Eiffel Tower apartment? Vacation rental website HomeAway has partnered with architect Benoit Leleu to design a […]

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SecondShelters: Do You Rent Your Vacation Home? You Need to Know This One Fact

By Joanna England / April 29, 2015 / 0 Comments

“The rules and tax-planning strategies for a vacation home are complex if the home is rented,” says Dr. Jerrold Stern, a research fellow at the Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University. Truly, that’s an understatement. More and more people are buying vacation homes thanks to growing employment and stock market gains. And as services […]

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