Before you buy that vacation home

NEW YORK (Money Magazine) -- Summer's winding down, and you've still got vacation on the brain: the quiet of the country, the crisp mountain air, the lull of the ocean.
In the hope of holding on to those images a bit longer, you may have begun toying with the idea of a second home.
You're not the only one. "A lot of people go on vacation, look at real estate fliers