After buying frenzy, demand for second homes comes down to earth

New lending restrictions and buyer preferences meant slower growth last month in mortgages for vacation homes and investment properties. After a year of frantic activity on the market for second homes, Redfin has found evidence that suggests demand may be starting to normalize for these getaway spots and investment properties. Each month for roughly a … Read more

The next big thing in second home sales: co-ownership

It’s not often a real estate agent gets an opportunity to add a new line of business to their portfolio. There are buyers and, well, sellers. While their needs vary, they almost all have one thing in common: They’re buying and selling whole homes. But in the second home market, where most owners use their … Read more

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