1. Vacation Property Walkthrough: Introduction
  2. Vacation Property Walkthrough: Reasons To Purchase Vacation Property
  3. Vacation Property Walkthrough: Considerations When Choosing A Vacation Property
  4. Vacation Property Walkthrough: Timeshares And Fractional Ownership
  5. Vacation Property Walkthrough: Financing A Vacation Property
  6. Vacation Property Walkthrough: International Vacation Properties
  7. Vacation Property Walkthrough: Maintaining A Vacation Home
  8. Vacation Property Walkthrough: Renting Out A Vacation Home
  9. Vacation Property Walkthrough: Selling A Vacation Property
  10. Vacation Property Walkthrough: Conclusion

Many homeowners look forward to purchasing a second home that can be used for vacation purposes, rental income, investment purposes or as a primary residence during retirement. Finding and purchasing a vacation property takes the same time, effort, research and number crunching as buying a primary residence. Since the buyer already has a place to live, however, there may be less urgency involved and more time to wait for the perfect opportunity. This guide will explore the various aspects of vacation property ownership, from important considerations to financing options, overseas transactions and property management.


Vacation Property Walkthrough: Reasons To Purchase Vacation Property
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