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WSJ 2nd homes
A Canadian Country Chalet
Thu, 02 Aug 2012 19:11:58 EDT

This chalet on 8.3 acres in the "cottage country" region north of Toronto is asking 842,000 Canadian dollars...[read more]

Home Swede Home
Fri, 24 Jun 2011 11:35:49 EDT

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...[read more]

Ever Stylish Sunburst Mirror
Sat, 18 Dec 2010 14:07:00 EST

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...[read more]

My Not-So-Exotic Garden
Fri, 14 May 2010 22:31:53 EDT

After 10 seasons spent "futzing" with his garden, columnist Bart Ziegler feels a growing insecurity...[read more]

Fun and Games
Fri, 28 May 2010 09:23:51 EDT

Homes sporting game rooms with pool tables and other amusements in New Mexico, Nevada, Florida...[read more]

Gourmets Down the Road
Thu, 03 Jun 2010 19:30:35 EDT

Homes near some fine-dining spots in California, Texas and New York...[read more]

Club Life
Thu, 15 Apr 2010 23:09:08 EDT

This week's column looks at homes in Las Vegas, Scottsdale, Ariz., and Boca Raton, Fla., that overlook golf courses...[read more]

10 Summer Home Mistakes
Thu, 01 Apr 2010 16:21:50 EDT

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...[read more]

Sell to Renter or Short Sale?
Fri, 02 Apr 2010 10:18:55 EDT

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...[read more]

10 Gardening Lessons, Learned the Hard Way
Fri, 26 Mar 2010 15:01:22 EDT

In a new column, Bart Ziegler offers some advice to novice gardeners with limited time. First off, those zucchini jokes are true...[read more]

Keeping Cool and Green
Thu, 25 Mar 2010 16:48:41 EDT

This Relative Values column looks at homes in California, New Mexico and Thailand with an ecological focus...[read more]

Where the CEOs Roam
Thu, 18 Mar 2010 17:31:29 EDT

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...[read more]

Broker Troubles
Fri, 12 Mar 2010 15:37:34 EST

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...[read more]

Should I Become a Landlord?
Wed, 17 Mar 2010 13:21:44 EDT

A reader wonders whether to sell a home in Great Neck, N.Y., or start seeking tenants for it...[read more]

Buying 'As Is'
Fri, 26 Feb 2010 10:53:07 EST

A buyer wants to know what, exactly, the meaning of 'as is' is. June Fletcher offers advice...[read more]

10 Best Places for Second Homes
Fri, 12 Mar 2010 16:12:13 EST

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%...[read more]