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June 22, 2014

6 tips for buying the right vacation home


“Although a remote area does appeal to a few, the masses will prefer a destination resort for a vacation home,” said Gloria Jewell of Teles Properties, who sold the Billingtons their Laguna Beach house. “Anywhere in a resort area — whether it’s golf, ocean, skiing (or) desert — will sell quicker.”

Above all, don’t let your vacation bliss lead you into a bad decision that could be with you for years.

“Purchasing a vacation home is such an emotional purchase,” Ross said, “that I have seen very smart people make decisions they would not do in any other circumstance.”

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