Low-Maintenance Getaways: What to look for in a vacation home or rental property

Purchasing a second home in a vacation wonderland is an increasingly popular option, whether for family getaways or as a rental property. In fact, the last few years have been particularly hot for this market, and according to the National Association of Realtors, second homes accounted for four out of 10 home sales in 2005.
If you're about to join the fray, think ahead to ensure that your purchase ends up yielding more