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  • Considering a vacation rental property

    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin Q: I am trying to figure out if the numbers would make sense for my wife and me to buy a vacation rental house near our home in Atlanta. There are lots of articles out there with various advice about buying a...
  • Condos, villas and suites may be the ticket for reunions

    Condos, villas and suites may be the ticket for reunions
    Family reunions are just around the corner for many. Planning for this type of trip is important, as these reunions that offer opportunities to reconnect, catch up on each other’s lives and have fun together can also be tricky to arrange...
  • Glendale 'party house' shut down

    Glendale 'party house' shut down
    The party is over for “party central.” The owner of a roughly 4,000-square-foot Glendale home advertised as “party central” on Airbnb.com, an online vacation rental platform, has agreed to stop renting the house specifically for...
  • Rental house owners can profit from a professional manager

    It's one thing to manage a rental house when it's nearby. But it's another process entirely when the rental is in a distant vacation retreat. Unfortunately, many second-home buyers find that out the hard way. According to a survey by HomeAway, an online...
  • Portugal reopens case of missing British girl Madeleine McCann

    Portuguese prosecutors on Thursday ordered police to reopen their investigation of the 2007 disappearance of Madeleine McCann, the 3-year-old British girl who went missing from a resort in the Algarve, local and British media reported. British...
  • Retirement: Build your retirement retreat

    Not all preretirees are interested in buying an existing house, especially a dated ranch or bungalow. If you want to build, David Weiner, a New York City architect known for his glass-walled weekend retreats in the Catskills and the Berkshires, says the...
  • Avoid bringing bed bugs home from vacation

    A chance to relax and escape the everyday demands of work and home is a real reward, but today's vacations bring with an extra worry besides airline baggage fees: bed bugs. Once rarely seen, these blood-sucking creatures are appearing with a vengeance...
  • Head in the clouds in the Southland's Mountains

    Head in the clouds in the Southland's Mountains
    Where is the John Muir of the San Gabriel Mountains? The Ansel Adams of the San Bernardinos? The Donner Party of the San Jacintos? All right, maybe one Donner Party was enough. But Muir, Adams and company are among the reasons the inland mountains of...
  • Big Bear area hotels, vacation rentals info box

    Big Bear area hotels, vacation rentals info box
    Pali Mountain Retreat & Conference Center, 30778 State Route 18, Running Springs; (909) 867-5743, http://www.paliretreat.com. Retreat packages (open to groups of 25 or more) range from about $70 to $120 per person per night (including bunkhouse bed and...
  • Tourist accused of wild, one night crime spree found ... sound asleep

    Tourist accused of wild, one night crime spree found ... sound asleep
    Deputies on the hunt for a man wanted for burglarizing, swiping a gun and then stealing another car ended when deputies found their suspect back in the same house in Panama City Beach where the crime spree all began, according to a news release from the...
  • Ritzy and for rent: Grand residences in demand for events, weddings

    Ritzy and for rent: Grand residences in demand for events, weddings
    When celebrity couple Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds were wed in a secret ceremony this year, the actors skipped the splashy Hollywood venue. Instead, their reported 17th-century location in South Carolina boasted an onsite mansion, gardens and a working...