Reasons Why a Vacation Home Might Be a Bad Investment



When you have the perfect vacation in a great location, it is tempting to dream about owning a vacation home. However, an article in Realtor.com points out that a vacation home may not be such a great investment

Vacation home sales fall in 2016 as lack of inventory bites



Sales of vacation homes fell by almost 22 percent year-over-year, to their lowest level since 2013, according to the National Association of Realtor’s 2017 Vacation and Investment Home Survey,

Vacation homes are the newest hot property



It’s a good time to have a vacation real estate niche. Vacation home sales jumped to a record high in 2014, according to the National Association of Realtors 2015 Investment and Vacation Home Buyers Survey

Baby Boomers Anticipate Retiring in Style



An article in RISMedia , based on the findings of a national survey of baby boomers aged between 49 and 67, shows this generation is optimistic about the prospects of retirement and being able to live an independent and active life. The survey, carried out by Better Homes and Gardens ®Real Estate, shows that 57% […]

Select Resorts Launch “The Beach Villas” in the Cayman Islands



Real estate investment specialists, Select Resorts have recently launched “The Beach Villas” in the Cayman Islands. Prices start at £29,995 and there is a five year interest-free payment plan in place.

REMI’s Top Tips for Investing in a Vacation Home



The Real Estate Marketing Insider has announced its top four tips for budget conscious buyers who are considering purchasing a vacation home as an investment property. A recent Trip Advisor survey showed that nearly half of all US travelers have stayed or are planning to stay in a rental home this year, up from 46% last year and 40% in 2011.

Palm Springs Real Estate Sales Still Driven By Canadian Baby Boomers



Property in Palm Springs is still in high demand from those living north of the border, due to various economic factors and favorable financial conditions, and this has prompted many savvy buyers to take the plunge.

Bill Clinton, Humana Challenge to Boost Palm Springs Real Estate



Brad Schmett of Luxury Homes by Keller Williams recently announced the Bill Clinton and the upcoming PGA Tour’s Humana Challenge Golf Tournament will give the Palm Springs and La Quinta real estate market a big boost. This golf tournament used to be called the Bob Hope Classic, and has been ongoing for the last 53 […]

Lightening The Load: Economic Woes Increase Vacation Home Sales?



You might think that with foreclosure sales growing across the country and homeowners experiencing reduced equity levels, vacation homes sales would be down, but you would be wrong. In 2011 they were up, with the majority of sales going to investors, not owner-occupiers.

Vacation Home Market Booms



Investors who can afford to make a foray into the vacation market are labeling conditions as “the perfect storm” at the moment – low mortgage rates, falling values and increased affordability – all of this is providing a growing number of opportunities for those in the market for a second home.

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