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Second Homes

  • This chalet on 8.3 acres in the "cottage country" region north of Toronto is asking 842,000 Canadian dollars.
    Created: 8/2/2012 4:11:58 PM
  • From the spectacular setting of a seaside estate to remote clearings in the middle of the forest, Gotland has become a prime destination for high-end second-home buyers who want to personalize their vacation homes.
    Created: 6/24/2011 8:35:49 AM
  • With bleak winter days settling in, one means of brightening the corners of a home's rooms, entryways and stairwells—while adding distinction and a sense of playfulness—is with a sunburst mirror.
    Created: 12/18/2010 11:07:00 AM
  • Homes near some fine-dining spots in California, Texas and New York.
    Created: 6/3/2010 4:30:35 PM
  • Homes sporting game rooms with pool tables and other amusements in New Mexico, Nevada, Florida.
    Created: 5/28/2010 6:23:51 AM
  • After 10 seasons spent "futzing" with his garden, columnist Bart Ziegler feels a growing insecurity.
    Created: 5/14/2010 7:31:53 PM
  • This week's column looks at homes in Las Vegas, Scottsdale, Ariz., and Boca Raton, Fla., that overlook golf courses.
    Created: 4/15/2010 8:09:08 PM
  • Underwater on the mortgage to their second home, a California couple debates a short sale, possibly to the home's current renter. June Fletcher offers tips.
    Created: 4/2/2010 7:18:55 AM
  • Prices for high-end houses are the lowest they've been in some time, making it tempting to get swept away in a less-than-ideal transaction. Here are some pitfalls to avoid.
    Created: 4/1/2010 1:21:50 PM
  • In a new column, Bart Ziegler offers some advice to novice gardeners with limited time. First off, those zucchini jokes are true.
    Created: 3/26/2010 12:01:22 PM
  • This Relative Values column looks at homes in California, New Mexico and Thailand with an ecological focus.
    Created: 3/25/2010 1:48:41 PM
  • Sports executive Dave Checketts, former Citigroup chief financial officer Gary Crtittenden and Armstrong Relocation head Tom Watson are among the owners in this massive luxury gated community in rural Utah.
    Created: 3/18/2010 2:31:29 PM
  • A reader wonders whether to sell a home in Great Neck, N.Y., or start seeking tenants for it.
    Created: 3/17/2010 10:21:44 AM
  • Prices of luxury real estate are finally starting to rise, as bargain hunters swoop in. Some of the best deals are in second homes with discounts of as much as 40%.
    Created: 3/12/2010 1:12:13 PM
  • A New Jersey apartment hunter wants to know why her broker takes so long to return calls and whether or not using an agent is even necessary.
    Created: 3/12/2010 12:37:34 PM
  • A buyer wants to know what, exactly, the meaning of 'as is' is. June Fletcher offers advice.
    Created: 2/26/2010 7:53:07 AM