Governmental Green Incentives

There are a host of reasons why many of us are taking a closer look at ‘living green’. As more concerns emerge regarding global climate change, social consciousness is impelling us to examine our habits and behaviors, our ‘carbon footprint’, more closely. Beyond conscience-driven decisions to adopt more green lifestyles, there is a growing financial […]

What You Can Get For $700K to $800K

Nags Head, North Carolina: $799,000 3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Oceanfront Sutton, New Hampshire: $795,000 5 Bedrooms, 4.5 Bathrooms, 8 Acres Orange Beach, Alabama: $779,900 4 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Condo Holland, Michigan: $759,900 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Bathrooms, 4836 Square Feet, 4.23 Acres Hills Beach, Maine: $749,000 3+ Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Oceanfront Gibraltar, Wisconsin: $728,000 4+ Bedrooms, […]

Local Spotlight: Manchester, Vermont

Manchester, Vermont is located in the southwestern part of the state, between Bennington and Rutland on Route 7, and nestled at the foot of Mount Equinox (the highest mountain in Bennington County). The centerpiece of the village is the Equinox Resort, established in 1769. Summer temperatures average around 61 degrees Fahrenheit and winter temperatures are […]

Buying a Prefab Home

With the wide variety of factory-built homes now available (everything from tiny, modern structures to huge historic reproductions are available), it’s no wonder that second home owners across the country are considering a modular or other systems-built home. After all, when you live hours away from your second home site, it’s difficult to supervise construction […]

New Florida E-book Available

Ryan Erisman, who contributed the Florida Vacation Homes article in the Winter issue of 2ndhome® Journal, has just published a new e-book about Florida’s most popular retirement community. The Complete Guide to The Villages Florida is a 117-page book which covers everything you need to know about researching, planning, and executing a move to The […]

What You Can Get for Under $1.6 million

Chickamauga, Georgia: $1,550,000 5 Bedrooms, 4.5 Bathrooms, 42 Acres Abilene, Kansas: $1,500,000 8 Bedrooms, 9 Full & 3 Half Bathrooms, 58 Acres Incline Village, Nevada: $1,349,000 4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathroom, .45 Acres Village of Tiki, Texas: $1,349,000 4 Bedrooms, 5.5 Bathrooms, .74 Acres Sarasota, Florida: $1,300,000 3 Acres, 4 Bathrooms, 5,470 Square Feet, 10 Acres […]

Local Spotlight: Astoria, Oregon

Astoria, Oregon is a town of around 10,000 people located on the Columbia River only a few miles from the Pacific Ocean. It has been called the “Little San Francisco of the Pacific Northwest”. Astoria lies in the middle of North America’s temperate rainforest, has a maritime climate (summer highs are around 70 degrees, with […]