The latest trend in vacation homes or second homes is the resort condo hotel. According to NAR, investment homes accounted for a quarter of all home purchases in 2004, and vacation home purchases an a...
Many people who consider buying a second home (or vacation home) face a dilemma. Even if you can afford exactly what you want, and justify the expense, it often feels socially, environmentally and ev...
A survey from the National Association of Realtors found that the majority of vacation homes are only used two weeks a year-- meaning that most are sitting totally vacant for 50 weeks!And why should y...
Part of the American dream is to own a second home where your family can gather on holidays or retreat to on weekends. Many Americans aspire to retire to the mountains, beach, lake, or desert oasis. H...
So you've made up your mind to get into the vacation rental business. Where should you buy a property?Christine Karpinski, author of the books How to Rent Vacation Properties by Owner and Profit from ...
Beyond doubt Kerala is one of the best places in India. It is known as God's own country and a fascinating piece of land in the South West corner of Indian peninsula, sandwiched between the tall mo...
When you first begin investigating vacation homes, you will likely have many important questions. From the location of your new home to the type of structure that you will be purchasing, you may wonde...
Thanks to the Internet, offering your second home as a vacation rental has never been easier or, potentially, more profitable. In the past, you really had only two choices. You could either list your ...
There are today some 7 million second (or third!) homes in the United States, but only about 1.1 million of their owners (16%) make them available as vacation rentals for at least part of the year. Th...
Imagine sitting on your veranda at the end of a fun packed day, lulled into a feeling of deep relaxation and happiness by a combination of the waves lapping the nearby shore and the cicadas doing thei...