Vacation Homes Archive

Vacation Home Market on the Rebound

After several years of negative trends in the real estate industry, finally a sign of life: A market study just out by a Stuart real estate marketing firm shows budding consumer confidence in the second- or vacation-home market. Read...
March 21, 2011

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

Vacation Home Market on the Rise

Sales in many vacation communities across the U.S. soared last year to levels not seen since boom times, driven by deep discounts, cash purchases and buyers' rising stock portfolios. But will it last?...
January 10, 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

Idaho Resort-Area Buyers Share Cost & Boost Sales

New vacation homes are being built slope-side at Schweitzer Mountain Resort, with three bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, large decks and picture windows offering dramatic views of Lake Pend Oreille. But the million-dollar homes are going for only $195,000. That’s per...
March 16, 2010

Tax Deductions for Vacation Homes

HouseLogic:  NAR’s new consumer Web site, offers everything home owners need to increase, maintain and protect the value of their home. Here’s a great article that you can share with your clients about tax deductions.  Tis the season for...
March 12, 2010