Rebuilding America One Home At A Time

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Desire to Own a Vacation Home Growing

The National Association of Realtors just released their 2015 Investment and Vacation Home Buyers Survey which revealed that vacation home sales boomed in 2014 to above their most recent peak level in 2006. NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun said favorable conditions are driving second-home sales: “Affluent households have greatly benefited from strong growth in the Read More

2014 – 2015 Night and Day Lifestyle Update

2015 has exploded out the gate!  We aren’t even half way through January and I feel like I’m either barely holding onto the whip end of a ride or pushing it to go faster. I’ll just say right here… My Oregon Ducks thrashing Florida on the 1st is an OUTSTANDING way to start any year. Read More