Second home sales

More Good Real Estate News: Second Home Sales Were Up In 2011, Including Vacation Home Sales!

By Candy Evans / March 30, 2012 / 0 Comments

Get the details over on SecondShelters.com.

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Wealthy Buyers Fuel the Markets for Second Homes as They Become Bargains. Even at The Yellowstone Club?

By Candy Evans / November 22, 2011 / 0 Comments

 Discovery Land Company was in town last Tuesday night for a beautiful presentation at The Dallas Petroleum Club. If you compare developers to handbags, Discovery is the Birken Bag with a Louis Vuitton wallet inside. Discovery developed Vaquero and a number of uber high end communities from Texas to Arizona, and has the kind of sterling reputation most […]

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Michael Jordan’s Bear’s Club Florida Estate Features 28,000 Square Feet, Where’s the Water?

By Candy Evans / December 6, 2010 / 2 Comments

You do recall former NBA champ Michael Jordan.¬† Not only is he known as “the greatest basketball player of all times” but he is gaining a rap as the greatest home builder of all times! Jordan is completing a 28,000 square foot mansion in The Bears’ Club, Palm Beach County, Florida, near where Tiger Woods […]

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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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Second Home Real Estate: Ten Top Trends of Second Home Buyers

By Candy Evans / December 2, 2010 / 0 Comments

1. Second home trends: Affluent Baby Boomers will retire later and downsize from their large McMansions for which utilities and taxes have become prohibitive, to smaller homes, maybe condos,¬† in the city and a second home — in the cheaper boonies, or in another city. Just last night a reader emailed me that his biggest […]

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Lawmakers Eye That Home Mortgage Deduction To Balance Budget

By Candy Evans / December 1, 2010 / 0 Comments

The Presidential, bi-partisian committee scrutinizing ways to cut our huge budget deficit brought on by the housing market collapse, Wall Street firms going under, and the biggest government bail out in the history of the world, may end the U.S. home mortgage¬† deduction. It could certainly end the mortgage interest deduction of second home properties. […]

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