Resort Archive

Another Year, Another Generation

by Melanie McLane Chair, 2012 NAR Resort and Second Home Real Estate Forum It’s spring in North Central Pennsylvania. Fishing season opening day has been here already, and we’re busy getting our cabin ready for the summer. Across my...

Appraisal Landmines for Second Homes

by Melanie McLane Chair, 2012 Resort and Second Home Real Estate Forum Often, one of the biggest issues for REALTORS® selling second homes is obtaining financing, including getting a satisfactory appraisal. To effectively value a second home, the appraiser...
March 30, 2012

The truth behind second-home slowdown

Bob Waun was the guest speaker at the Resort and Second Home Market Forum at the NAR Annual Convention in New Orleans in November 2010....
March 16, 2011

H-2B Workers Have Positive Impact on Many Resort Areas, Report Says

Here’s a great report from NAR’s  Senior Regulatory Representative, Russell Riggs ImmigrationWorks USA and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce have teamed up to develop a positive report on the H-2B program.  The report – “The Economic Impact of H-2B...
November 23, 2010

Parents Head to College Towns to Buy Real Estate

This is a great article that highlights other possibilities in the Resort and Second Home market that may be untapped at this time. It's not just about beaches and snow! Enjoy!...
November 18, 2010

Expand Your Second Home Market: International Interest in U.S. Homeownership Increases

Consider the international investment that comes to your community.  Are you capturing those clients?  See latest research on the international sector nationally. International home buyers are increasingly attracted to property in the U.S., according to NAR’s 2010 Profile of...
July 8, 2010

Miss Last Week’s RSPS Webinar? Download it Now!

If you couldn’t participate in the “How to Expand Your Referral Network” RSPS webinar on April 28, don’t worry. Just download it. This free Right Tools, Right Now offering, led by Deb Howard, RSPS, examines how you can build...
May 3, 2010