How to buy a second home

House Porn! The F Word Squared — Florida Foreclosure With Bay Views, Under $253K!

By Candy Evans / December 30, 2010 / 0 Comments

I almost did not post this foreclosure, and while I have some issues with the kitchen — what in bejesus were they thinking with those wood cabinets, all beach house kitchens need to be white! — and the master bath looks like it might get you a good bash on the head if you get […]

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Tiger’s Ex Eyes This Jupiter Island Penthouse About Two Miles From his Compound

By Candy Evans / December 17, 2010 / 0 Comments

All I want for Christmas is a beach home in Florida. Seems I’m not alone. Elin Nordegren Woods is also on the lookout, but she has a slightly higher budget than I do — about $4,000,000. And she is looking, I hear, on Jupiter Island, a sleepy little quiet island with 516 condos and only […]

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Bed Bugs & Bed Bug Etiquette for Home Holiday Entertaining: Keep Your Coat Off My Bed

By Candy Evans / December 16, 2010 / 0 Comments

This post in Brick Underground got me thinking and of course, I’ve emailed it to my Manhattan-dwelling son who is coming home this weekend without, I sincerely hope, any critters in his luggage. He is upset that I bought him one of those canvas-cooker deals to kill off any bedbugs that might stick to his […]

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What Do You Drink at Your Second Home?

By Candy Evans / December 13, 2010 / 0 Comments

In Roatan and in La Paz, Mojitos. I am a huge Mojito girl, and love them best made with fresh mint and lime. I thought Victor’s muddled Mojitos were the best I’d ever tasted, created at Bite on the Beach in West Bay, Roatan –great restaurant — and he sent me home with the recipe […]

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How To Sell Your Home Faster: Between the Sheets, Buy This Bed

By Candy Evans / December 9, 2010 / 0 Comments

Have you ever in your real estate life¬†had clients zero in on an item in a home that sold the home faster than you could think?¬†I am always looking for a unique real estate story, especially anything¬†about selling a home faster for the most in this market. (This vacation home advertises the Duxiana to pull […]

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14 Year Old Arrested for Mutilating Cartel Victims in Mexico

By Candy Evans / December 4, 2010 / 0 Comments

A 14 year old boy — a child — was arrested by Mexican authorities for beheading and cutting the genitalia off several cartel victims on behalf of the drug cartels. And he was heading for the U.S., arrested while boarding a bus for Tijuana, en route to visiting his mother in San Diego. News like […]

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