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

Buying the Right Vacation Home



The summer vacation season is well underway and quite a few people will be thinking about purchasing a vacation home. For most this won’t be a decision that is taken on the spur of the moment, but is more likely to be something they’ve dreamed of doing for many years. An article in aol.com highlights […]

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.

Leading Fort Myers Beach Real Estate Firm Launches New Website



Bluebill Real Estate, one of the leading Fort Myers Beach real estate firms, recently announced the launch of their new website. The website will give online users easy access to the Southwest Florida real estate market.

Dream Villas: Luxury Real Estate to Let via IAVRA



For those interesting in amazing rental properties worldwide, we receive weekly updates of exclusive properties from the International Association of Villa Rental Agents (IAVRA). Today a new property added in Siena, Tuscany, Italy is something we thought some readers might be interested in. This gorgeous 6 bedroom villa is surrounded by exquisite Tuscan vineyards, and is possessed of it’s own brand of Italian charm any guest would revel in. Take a look at this fantastic villa rental.

Spain: The New Bargain Hunter’s Paradise?



It’s not secret that money talks and.. Well, you know the saying. Nothing could be more true in the international real estate game than the fact that economic decline brings on desperation for those holding mortgages. For Spain in particular, banks there appear to be in a frenzy to unload bad paper. Want a great property investment? Check out that Spanish villa you always dreamed of.

Vacation Homeowners Turn to the Rental Market



When Karen Logan received zero offers on her Lake Tahoe home last year, she decided it might be a better idea to rent it out instead. “I’m retired, living on benefits, so I need the extra income,” she told us. Logan’s 3-bedroom lakeside home now rakes in $1,800 each month, and sometimes $1,200 per week […]

Cape Cod Sees Resurgence in Summer Holiday Bookings



Two long years after the roof fell in on the summer rentals market in New England’s Cape Cod vacation hot-spot, it looks like things are finally taking a turn for the better. With 27% more unit rentals so far this year than there was at the same time 12 months ago, together with a 5.3% increase in the number of care reservations on steamships and ferries, this is real evidence that things are beginning to look up.

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