Whether you're the type who likes to hit the slopes or whether you prefer to dodge winter's cold in the tropics, this is the time of year when thoughts turn to vacation homes.
Even as the real-estate market has stalled, the market for second homes is as strong as it has been in the past couple of years, with prices down and interest rates low.
So if you're on vacation right now and thinking about buying or renting a vacation home, check out our helpful guides. Play your cards right, and you could even use your vacation home to bring in some extra bucks.
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