Denver vacation property
Summer is a popular season for buying a vacation home in the Colorado Rockies, says Denver-area Realtor Bryan Messick. But, he says, finding the right place requires careful research, good…
Vacation Home and Homeowners Insurance
Atlantans don’t have to go far to escape the summer heat and storms. They only need to venture as far as the nearest states for beach-side or mountain vacation home…
Las Vegas Neighborhood Watch
Second homes in Las Vegas are a respite for retirees or seasonal residents. These residents, sometimes called “snowbirds,” take crime prevention very seriously and many believe securing their home can…
Buying a Vacation Home
You may be dreaming of buying a vacation home to escape from the daily grind, where the only thing to do is enjoy quality time with friends and family. Of…
Snowbirds: 11 Tips for Maintaining Your Seasonal Home
Every winter season, as soon as the temps drop, a magnificent migration occurs. A multitude of “Snowbirds” of every variety leave their northerly nests for the gentler climes of the…
Despite Economy, Fewer Taking a Vacation from Vacation
The allure of the “stay-cation” trend seems to be wearing off. While most travelers aren’t breaking the bank on exotic vacations, they are venturing out of their own back yards.…
Ways to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient
If you’ve been considering giving your apartment a makeover but are hesitant to spend hundreds of dollars to do so, I’ve got some news that may convince you to make…
DIY Home Security
After you’ve moved into your first apartment, aside from furnishing your new pad, one of the most important things you should think about is how to secure your personal belongings.…
Preventing a Theft or Loss from Ruining a Vacation
Going to a new place on vacation can be an adventure. But the adventure could become a nightmare. The theft or loss of luggage, documents, credit cards, or money can…
How to Help Protect One of Your Most Important Assets, Your Home
A home is often the biggest purchase you will ever make.  To help protect it, you should make sure your mortgage  is “protected”, keep up on preventive maintenance, make sure…