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Buying a House in a Vacation Town? Read This First

Buying a House in a Vacation Town? Read This First

By Aly Yale / November 14, 2020
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Interest in vacation-area real estate is picking up.  According to a report from Zillow, pending sales in well-known vacation markets are up 30% over last year. Whether that’s due to more remote work arrangements, desire for a change of scenery,…

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What You Should Know Before Financing a Second Home — and How to Buy the Right One for Your Budget

By Aly Yale / February 20, 2020
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If you’re thinking of buying a second home or vacation property, now might be the time to do it — especially given today’s historically low mortgage rates. But exactly how should you finance that purchase? That largely depends on your…

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5 Great Places to Buy a Vacation Home for Summer Getaways

By Aly Yale / June 21, 2018
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You don’t have to break the bank to buy a vacation home. In fact, there are dozens of places across the U.S. where you can find an affordable summer getaway property. Think about it: A place to spend your spring breaks,…

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Buying a Second Home? What the Latest Tax Reform Means for You

By Aly Yale / April 3, 2018
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The latest tax reform impacts all Americans, but in particular, homeowners. Just see our latest blog for full details on how it influences your current mortgage—as well as your annual income taxes and deductions. But what about second homes and…

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