The resort and second-home marketplace differs in a true number of ways from primary residential marketplace. Buyer attention ranges from little, rustic getaways to extravagance properties, and includes a global clientele and the retirement and investment markets. Purchasing, selling, or managing 2nd homes in a vacation resort, recreational, and/or destination requires understanding of the lifestyle and recreation market, tax therapy of vacation and 2nd homes, and owning a home.

How do you maintain a second home if it’s far away?

If you own a second home, chances are it’s not in the neighborhood. And there will be repairs and maintenance tasks, especially if you’re dealing with salt air, snow, or other harsh elements. How will you cope?
How do you maintain a second home if it’s far away?
weekly house check
How do you maintain a second home if it’s far away?
pool maintenance
How do you maintain a second home if it’s far away?
reception of guests
How do you maintain a second home if it’s far away?
garden maintenance
How do you maintain a second home if it’s far away?
arrange building/renovation
How do you maintain a second home if it’s far away?
key holding service
How do you maintain a second home if it’s far away?
general maintenance
How do you maintain a second home if it’s far away?
repairs and problem solving
How do you maintain a second home if it’s far away?
installation of Wi-Fi and TV
How do you maintain a second home if it’s far away?
cleaning & laundry

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If you are only interested in getting out of debt and retiring in your 60s, go ahead and follow Dave Ramsey’s advice. It'll get you there. But if you want to get out of debt, build wealth through real estate and other investments, and retire early, this optimized path is a better option for you.

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