This week we see just how far our money will go in Holland, Michigan. The lakeside enclave ranks among one of the most beautiful places to visit in spring, after all.

Blooming With Tulips

In fact, “Each May, more than four million tulips come into bloom in Holland, Michigan, which welcomes the blossoms with its annual Tulip Time festival,” reports Reader’s Digest. “The festival celebrates the state’s Dutch heritage and features three parades, carnival rides, and traditional Dutch food.”

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Mike Foley with Conway Cityside South Boston has 658 E. 7th Street Apartment 3, Boston, Massachusetts for $979,000.

This posh penthouse near Boston’s M Street Beach is perfect for cozy couples! Who isn’t looking for a two-bedroom, two-bathroom condo under $1 million in Boston? This one has been updated with the highest attention to detail, offering a spacious open floor plan with lots of natural light. We think its swoon-worthy interiors are sure to make your heart skip a beat! (more…)

[Editor’s note: Merry Christmas! This week, we’re taking time off to focus on our loved ones, so we are sharing some of our favorite stories from this year. Keep an eye out for our top features from the archives as we rest and get ready for a brilliant 2019! Cheers, from Candy and the entire staff at CandysDirt.com!]

Amy: Now that 2018 is coming to a close, we decided to sift through dozens of our What Can I Get For…? posts to find our favorites. One place came out on top. Enter Timbers Kiawah Ocean Club. We wrote about it back in July of 2018 and are still swooning over its blue and white interiors. If you don’t know, now you know. And yes, it’s that good. Enjoy, and Happy New Year to all!

What Can I Get For $1 Million In … Kiawah Island, South Carolina?

A lot actually. We are so excited to share the newly unveiled model residence at the Timbers Kiawah Ocean Club & Residences – the only private residence club with fractional ownership on Kiawah Island, and the newest oceanfront offering in over 30 years! Nestled in an intimate, gated community of 21 residences along the Southern Carolina coast, this Kiawah Island retreat is set to open in October, offering both a penthouse, starting at $1,285,000; and beachfront residences from $475,000.

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Pictured: A Work Shop Denver project. The group is currently listing a similar new construction opportunity at 3317 W. 33rd Ave. in Denver, Colorado for $1,100,000.

So you have a million dollars to burn and want to invest in Denver real estate but not sure where to start? You could put an offer in on a chic downtown Denver loft with historic pedigree circa 1905 in the heart of the city. Or you could head east, to Park Hill, for a true walker’s paradise and throw down on a 1940s Mediterranean chock full of elegant upgrades.

But if you’re looking for something brand spanking new, that lets you live your best life a mile high, we suggest pointing your home search west. Nestled deep in West Highland, just minutes from downtown, is a million dollar new construction opportunity that will blow. you. away. (more…)

1361 Nottinghill Court SE, Grand Rapids, Michigan, is listed by Ann Despres with Coldwell Banker for $999,999.

Grand Rapids is a gem of a city situated on the Grand River, east of Lake Michigan. With a vibrant arts scene, trend-setting beer and food offerings, plus a slew of lively music venues, there’s a lot to do in Grand Rapids. The locals will tell you it’s easy to get to, easy to get around in, and easy to afford, which begs the question – just how far will $1 million dollars go in Grand Rapids, Michigan? What we find is the ideal Grand Rapids home, clocking in with a list price of $999,999. Let’s take a look inside.

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Roman Novian with Coldwell Banker Apex Realtors has listed 5842 Mount Rockwood Circle in Waco for $999,000.

Ahh Waco, where do we begin. As the home of the Baylor Bears and HGTV’s hit sensation Fixer Upper, there’s a lot to love about Waco – and it’s not just the cupcakes dished out at Magnolia Table. Waco is a Central Texas city nestled along the beautiful Brazos River. It’s known for the Texas Ranger Hall of Fame, and a locally invented soft drink you probably have stocked in your fridge. Here’s looking at you Dr Pepper.

Attractions aside, it’s Waco’s affordable home prices, nationally ranked football team, and charming small town feel that makes it a great place to live. How far does a million dollars go in Waco you ask? Pretty far actually. Here we uncover two million-dollar-beauties, each with great bones and desirable locations, but interiors that would make for one hell of a fixer upper. Ready to take the plunge? These properties are a great place to start.

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6034 Canal Boulevard, New Orleans, LA is currently listed by Kimberly Fern of 1st Louisiana Realty for $1,074,990.

The “Big Easy” is known for its non-stop-nightlife, vibrant music scene, and signature spicy cuisine that plays to its rich heritage of French, African, and American roots. Add to that three centuries of storied celebrations and culture, and it’s no surprise that the most creative second shelter seekers look to New Orleans.

Whether you’re on the hunt for the most authentic and mouth-watering beignets, looking to experience the best jazz on famed Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard, or fancy a stroll through the historic French Quarter, New Orleans has endless opportunities to take a step back in time and let loose. This begs the question: What can I get for $1 million in New Orleans? Here’s what I found.

See more on SecondShelters.com now.

Have we got the million-dollar listing for you! This week we zeroed-in on Atlanta and found a Southern Living Georgia home that is gone-with-the-wind-fabulous, honey!

Nestled in the exquisite High Point community on the south side of Sandy Springs just north of Atlanta, you’ll enjoy a pristine 0.34-acre cul-de-sac lot, coupled by a generous 3,590-square-foot interior, and a stunning wrap-around front porch so you can twirl, twirl, twirl.

Come check out this week’s edition of “What Can I Get For a Million” at SecondShelters.com.