Book Review: The 4-Hour Workweek

I have to admit that when I first learned of The 4-Hour Workweek, I was very skeptical. Working only four hours a week? It must take a lot of money to get started, or you must have to have tons of experience. So, for awhile I didn’t bother to read the book (written by Timothy […]

Top Viewed Properties on 2ndhome.net

The top-viewed property for the week on 2ndhome.net was a 3+ bedroom, 2 bathroom oceanfront home located in Hills Beach, Maine. It’s listed at $850,000 by Hollow Woods Management. The second most-viewed property was a 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom home on 5.51 acres in Tollgate Canyon, Park City, Utah. It’s listed by Pine Meadows Properties […]

What you can get for around $1.5 million

Buckeye, Arizona: $1,675,000 3+ Bedrooms, unknown bathrooms, 3000 square feet, 8.88 acres Pequot Lakes, Minnesota: $1,525,000 5 Bedrooms, 3.5 Bathrooms, 5354 square feet, 1.37 acres, waterfront Evergreen, Colorado: $1,495,000 Unknown bedrooms, unknown bathrooms, 5099 square feet, 4.64 acres Green Lake, Wisconsin: $1,400,000 4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, unknown square footage, unknown acreage, waterfront Incline Village, Nevada: […]

A Mortgage with your Groceries?

It sounds kind of wacky, I know. But really, folks, the Kroger chain of grocery stores, the largest in the U.S., are now entering the home mortgage business. The chain, which includes some well-known retailers such as Kroger, Fry’s, Albertson’s, Fred Meyer, Ralph’s and many more. Is expanding into providing a number of financial services. […]

Top-Viewed Listings on 2ndhome.net

The most-viewed listing on 2ndhome.net for the past week was this home in Killingworth, Connecticut. It has 3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, and is located on 3.4 acres. It’s listed at $529,000 by Nancy Leonard at William Raveis Real Estate. The second-most-viewed listing was this waterfront home on Lake Sunapee in Sunapee, New Hampshire. This […]

Some Do’s and Don’ts on 1031s

Section 1031 of the Internal Revenue Code provides great tax benefits for qualifying property owners. Savvy users can build wealth by using untaxed gains to reinvest in more valuable property. But careful planning should be observed if you want to use this tax option. It is not a do it yourself process. The IRS has […]

What You Can Get for Around $500K

Killingworth, Connecticut: $529,000 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, unknown square footage, 3.4 acres Antioch, Illinois: $499,900 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, unknown square footage, .33 acres, waterfront Crosslake, Minnesota: $499,000 3 Bedrooms, unknown bathrooms, unknown square footage, 1 acre, waterfront Ocean View, Hawaii: $499,000 7 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, unknown square footage, 3 acres Rising Fawn, Georgia: $499,000 […]