Second Home Gyms

With more and more baby boomers swelling the ranks of retirees in the U.S., health-related home amenities are on the rise. Many of the newly retired boomers plan very active retirements and are choosing to live in communities that offer a wide variety of recreational activities. In many cases, they are outfitting their homes and […]

Are Condos the Better Choice as Second Homes?

A recent Zogby International poll conducted for the Foundation for Community Association Research concludes that there is high satisfaction among owners of condos and town homes. The survey indicates that 7 out of 10 owners of condominium units or town houses are pleased with their purchase. This form of ownership is particularly popular for second […]

What You Can Get for $1 Million to $1.35 Million

Village of Tiki, Texas: $1,349,000 4 Bedrooms, 5.5 Bathrooms, .74 Acres Incline Village, Nevada: $1,349,000 4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, .45 Acres Sarasota, Florida: $1,300,000 3 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, 5470 Square Feet, 10 Acres, Waterfront Block Island, Rhode Island: $1,300,000 5 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, 3.2 Acres Hilton Head Island, South Carolina: $1,295,000 3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, […]

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 […]