First Night Packing For New Homeowners

That first night in your new house is unforgettable. Especially when you’re a first-time home buyer, nothing beats the thrill of being in your own house! The one that you own! No more landlords, no more upstairs apartment neighbors blaring music at all hours of the night.

Alas, this thrill can quickly wear off if you don’t have the bare essentials. Here’s a quick moving checklist of necessities to pack so that your first night home is a memorable one.

Toiletries

Having some routine can help you (and everyone in your new home) adjust. Don’t forget the basics!

  • Toothbrush, toothpaste
  • Any necessary medications
  • Makeup bag, shaving kit
  • Shower supplies
  • Facial wash
  • Toilet paper

If you have children, pack a favorite bedtime story (or two), any stuffed animals, and a nightlight so the first night feels a bit more familiar.

Clothing

There’s a good chance you won’t have time to totally unpack your entire wardrobe. Plan on packing clothing for at least a few days in an overnight bag. Any work outfits, fitness clothing, or daytime clothes should be packed. Don’t forget something comfy to wear while unpacking and moving around!

Kitchen Goods

It takes time to restock your new fridge and kitchen as a whole. In the meantime, you’ll want something easy to rely on for food. Of course, celebrating your first night in your home with takeout is practically a rite of passage, but here are some more things to consider:

  • Utensils: A few plates and silverware basics are good to have on hand. Avoid plastic or paper if you can help it, but it’s OK if you can’t!
  • Cleaning: Have a kitchen bag full of paper towels, dish soap, a dish brush, and some cleaning spray.
  • Food: As tempting as some greasy pizza or Chinese food sounds, pack some fresh fruit and veggies that require little to no prep, like apples and carrot sticks, as well. You’ll feel much better and more balanced with the proper nutrition!

Sleeping

If you can’t set your bed up on time, invest in an air mattress to ensure you get proper sleep. Moving is exhausting—skimping on quality sleep only makes this more true. Don’t forget pillows, pillowcases, sheets, and blankets!

There’s another, often overlooked thing to pack for your first night: curtains. The window treatments on a house will be gone so your new neighbors will be able to see inside. Even if these don’t end up being the curtains you keep, it’s good to set up a temporary solution—and installing the curtain rod takes the most time anyways, so at least you’ll have that part done.

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The freedom of having your own house is a feeling that can’t be beat. Make your own first night experience all the more memorable by working with RealtyHive! Find your new home by browsing through our site.

Should I Sell My Home By Myself?

Relying on real estate agents to sell your home has decreased in popularity over the years. While the convenience of working with a real estate agent is great, many sellers are shying away from having to pay commission. This begs the question: should you sell your home by yourself?

There can be huge benefits to doing so, but there are a number of factors to consider. Take a look at what’s all entailed in going the FSBO (for sale by owner) route.

Homework & Pricing

Figuring out your listing price is a critical first step. Priced too low, your home won’t get you your money’s worth. Too high, and you might struggle to sell—it’s like the Goldilocks of real estate; you want your listing just right! Do your homework by looking at similar listings to your own home, in your area, to get a general idea of selling prices. An online valuation calculator can also help you find a reasonable estimate. To go a step further, find recent neighborhood comparable sales (“comps”) within the last year by visiting your county’s courthouse or record office. 

As a reminder, real estate agents are not appraisers, but they do all of these things (and rely on their own expertise) to come up with a good listing price. Additionally, a pre-inspection can provide some insight to pricing your home appropriately. Look into hiring an appraiser if you want professional guidance.

Preparing & Staging

You’d probably lose interest in a home listing that had few photos, or photos that showed clutter and grime. If your home’s listing photos aren’t up to par, you’ll miss out on potential buyers.

Preparing and staging your home are crucial to your FSBO home’s appeal. Here are some things to keep in mind when readying your home for its closeup with the camera!

  • Declutter. Tidy things up and clean like company’s coming over.
  • Landscaping. Mow the lawn, trim the bushes and trees, consider planting some flowers for even more appeal.
  • Update. Those things you’ve wanted to upgrade but haven’t? Now might be a good time. Even a fresh coat of paint can work wonders.
  • Highlight. What are your home’s best features? Focus on these when photographing your home, and make sure they’re especially primed and polished for the camera.

One more thing: Taking photos of your home on a smartphone will not cut it. Use a professional camera and editing software, or hire someone who can really help the beauty of your home stand out.

Showings

When setting up showings, it’s best to set showing hours on your own schedule—that way you won’t be waiting on someone to show for three hours or have people over at 10 p.m. on a Tuesday. You can set up an open house and include the time and date of this in your FSBO home’s marketing. You can also respond on an individual basis, but again, it’s best for you to say “Between ___ and ____ work for me on Saturday, when should I expect you?” 

Inspections

An interested buyer will set up a home inspection. A home inspection helps the buyer negotiate your listing price and/or make sure certain things get fixed. As a seller, it’s recommended that you get your own inspection (pre-inspection or otherwise) so that you can compare notes and advocate for your price.

Lawyers & Title Companies

There’s a lot of paperwork that goes into closing on a house. If you choose to sell your own home, there’s a lot to be said for working with a real estate lawyer. While you can find paperwork for selling your house online, working a real estate lawyer adds a sense of relief and reassurance—you know your bases are being covered.

Even if you’re able to do every single thing in the FSBO home selling process, there’s one thing that can’t be DIY. You’ll need to work through a title company or agency to safeguard your transaction. These are relatively easy to find, and they will walk you through the final steps of selling your home.

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As you’ve probably gathered, selling your own home is a detailed and lengthy process! It can absolutely be done, but you can also rely on the professionals to make your FSBO home sale easy. RealtyHive can help FSBO clients with marketing, pricing, and even an auction. Or if you end up wanting to work with an agent, we can steer you in the right direction with your area’s most trusted real estate agents. Contact RealtyHive today to make your home selling process a breeze!

Should I Test My Septic And Well Before Listing My Home?

You’re ready to sell your home, check. Set up a home inspection? Check. Figured out your method of selling? Check. Came up with a listing price? Check. Tested your septic system and well—huh?!

Checking your septic system and well is a step that’s often overlooked in the selling process. RealtyHive is here to explain why having these things tested can help your home’s listing price and more.

RealQuick: Do I have a septic system and well?

Great question! Most homeowners already know this answer, but this is good information for any potential homebuyers who haven’t dealt with a septic system and well in the past.

The majority of homes are connected to a sanitary sewer system. However, older homes and rural homes usually have their own water supply (a well). If you have a well, you have a septic system. Septic tanks are necessary to clear out waste and keep your water clean.

Still not sure if you have a septic system and well? Here are some ways you can double check:

How to figure out if you have a septic system

  1. Look at a utility bill.

    If you were charged for wastewater treatment, you probably don’t have a septic tank. Call your utility company to confirm if you’re unsure—some places still charge even if you’re not using public water.

  2. Call the health department.

    They should have records indicating a septic system was installed at your property.

  3. Contact septic system specialists.

    Contractors or specialists will be able to locate your tank. However, this can be expensive if you end up not having a septic system.

If you do have a septic system, then you can get it tested on this visit, which leads us to our next point!

Why test your septic system and well?

The biggest reason is that you want to be sure your water is safe and that wastewater is properly treated. Exposure to contaminated water can make you or anyone in your home very sick. 

But the other huge advantage to getting a well and septic inspection has to do with selling your home. If everything is in great condition, you can raise your selling price accordingly. If your tank is not doing so hot, it will negatively impact your home’s listing price—unless you get it fixed before putting your home on the market.

Does a home inspection include a septic test?

When going through a trusted inspector, home inspections are very thorough—but they do not include septic tank inspections. This is because a septic tank test is pretty extensive, not to mention intrusive. 

Septic systems are located underground. In order to test them, contractors find where they’re buried, dig into the ground, and pump out the sludge and wastewater if a problem is suspected.

Since most people are connected to city water lines (and don’t have a well), it’s rare to find a home inspector who could perform an accurate septic tank inspection.

I’m moving, but my septic/well needs fixing. What do I do?

You’ve got two options. As we mentioned, fixing your septic system before listing your selling price increases your home’s value. 

The downside is that fixing or replacing a septic tank is expensive. For a 3- or 4-bedroom house, you’re looking at several thousand dollars to repair a septic tank and upwards of $15,000 to replace. In some instances, fixing your tank for the sake of higher listing price won’t save you money in the long run.

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Don’t want to deal with the hassle of fixing or repairing a septic system? Is it going to be too pricey and you’d rather just sell? There’s still hope! You can sell your home as-is in a time-limited event with RealtyHive. We conduct auctions that can expedite your home selling process, without getting tangled up in costly repairs. Sell your home with RealtyHive—reach out today!

Can I Sell My Property Online?

When you’re ready to sell your house, there are many routes you can go—particularly in the online realm. Selling properties online is convenient (and can even save you money), but which option is the best? RealtyHive is here with the answers—learn about online real estate sales, home auctions, and more in today’s blog.

RealQuick: Do I Need a Real Estate Agent?

If you want someone to take care of selling your property from start to finish and minimize work on your end, a real estate agent might be a good choice. However, avoiding a real estate agent can save you up to 6 percent in commission. If you have the time, going the FSBO (for sale by owner) route can save you money that would otherwise go to an agent, and still sell your property. 

Online Real Estate Databases

PROS: Convenient, “free,” easy to navigate

CONS: Can still end up working through an agent, takes time to create a great FSBO listing

Using online real estate databases make selling your property easy. Some sites may require a small percentage commission or a flat-rate fee. Sites like Zillow and Trulia are free to use, but this comes with a slight catch. Zillow and Trulia make their money from advertising, which can put real estate agents ahead of your property. If a buyer wants to go through an agent, you could end up losing money.

Additionally, you’re in charge of your online home sale. You have to do the staging, photography, and marketing for it—free online real estate databases are just the platform.

Personal Online Marketing

PROS: In your control, free

CONS: Time-consuming, may only reach a smaller audience

Posting up your FSBO listing on Craigslist or even Facebook Marketplace is a totally free option. It can be nice to see who’s interested in your community, especially since not everyone in town is likely to pass by that “For Sale” sign in your yard. However, you might not be able to find as reliable of buyers, and your listing won’t be seen by nearly as many people. This is because Zillow and Trulia account for the majority of people looking online to buy a home.

Home Auction Sites

PROS: Efficient process, attracts serious buyers

CONS: Selling price is not a guarantee

Home auctions have grown increasingly popular—sales through auctions have increased roughly 25 percent each year. While they once were usually associated with foreclosure, auctions have been deemed a reputable and even preferable selling option. They’re much faster than most selling methods, plus they’re great for selling in a slow market (and can help you save money). Auctions also attract serious buyers, which means your home can be on the market for a shorter period of time.

Additionally, home auction sites like RealtyHive offer marketing. You won’t have to worry about professional photography and marketing your property online to attract buyers and get the best price.

Some auction sites do “absolute auctions” where the house is sold to the highest bidder, whatever the price may be. RealtyHive does things differently. If sellers aren’t satisfied with their home’s auction bids, they don’t have to sell. On the flipside, the property can go for even more than what the seller thought to list it for.

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There are multiple ways to sell your house online. If you’re looking for an efficient, reliable, and potentially money-making process, RealtyHive is your answer. We are a licensed, online auction site that anyone can use. Contact RealtyHive to learn more about how to put your property in a time-limited event!

All About Home Inspections

Home inspections are a necessary part of buying (and selling) a home. But what are they, how do they work, and how do you get started? RealtyHive has the home inspection checklist to help.

What is a home inspection?

Home inspections are thorough property examinations. They look to determine the house’s condition, and find any potential causes for concern. Just like people research a car before buying it, home buyers want to do the same thing.

What’s looked at in a home inspection?

Scratches in the drywall or other minor cosmetic things aren’t usually taken into consideration in an inspection. Home inspections focus on the bigger, more costly aspects of home ownership. For example, an issue with a house’s foundation or roof will lower the selling price. Here’s a standard list of what’s checked in a home inspection:

  • Heating and air conditioning (HVAC) systems
  • Electrical systems
  • Plumbing
  • Roof
  • Attic
  • Basement
  • Visible insulation
  • Foundation
  • Walls
  • Ceilings
  • Windows
  • Doors
  • Floors
  • Any other structural components

Who gets a home inspection?

Anyone buying a house needs a thorough home inspection. The last thing you want is to buy a home that ends up needing costly repairs. Houses are a huge investment and if a serious issue is found, this is grounds for a lower sale price, or foregoing the sale completely.

If you’re selling your house and want to move the property quickly, a pre-inspection is a good way to expedite the process. No matter what, a home inspection should happen before a sale. Buyers will likely feel more comfortable initiating a home inspection, but sellers can get a pre-inspection to help their home move faster on the market.

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Are home inspection services expensive?

The price varies by region, size of home, and other factors. That being said, you don’t want to skimp when it comes to a home inspection. Buying property is often the most expensive investment you’ll make in your lifetime—home inspections aren’t the place to cut costs. 

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What if my home fails a home inspection?

Impossible! Appraisals are how a home’s value is determined; home inspections look at the condition of your house. Even if you’re not selling your home just yet, a home inspection is a valuable way to find any major causes for concern. Should anything come up during an inspection, you can work on getting it fixed before it hits the market. This not only saves you money in the long run, it can save your stress levels, too!

How do I find the right home inspector?

Great question! When you’re ready to buy or sell through RealtyHive, we can help you navigate the home inspection process. Contact our experts to get started!

Everything You Need to Comfortably Enjoy Summer from Home

Now that we’re in the thick of summer, and what tends to be the hottest month of the year is upon us, it’s time to prepare for the coming heat if you haven’t already. Throughout our lives, we look forward to summer. Whether as kids longing for the break from school or as adults craving the warmth of the sun and excuse to go on vacation, summer is a time to be enjoyed. But what about when the heat gets to be too much? That’s when you need to take a look at your home and make the necessary improvements to make summer living comfortable. 


Upgrade your cooling system


Air conditioning is without a doubt one of our most sacred modern blessings. Few things feel better than the blast of cool air when coming in from the heat outside. But you also have that nagging voice of your parent or grandparent in the back of your mind telling you that running the A.C. is going to raise your energy bill. While it’s true that HVAC systems use up a lot of energy, newer models are more energy efficient and can do the same work while reducing your monthly energy payment. Do some research on if you should consider upgrading your HVAC unit and then consult with a certified technician on what option will work best for you.


Furnish your basement, plus upgrade your home value


If your home has a basement, it’s a great idea to make sure it’s furnished. Basements provide you with a naturally cool place to spend time when it’s warm outside because they are underground. Not only will the project of finishing your basement keep you cool, it will also add value to your home. So not only are you getting a literally cooler place to spend time, but the investment you put towards transforming the space will help you to profit in the future. 


Create the perfect sleeping environment


No one wants to be hot in their sleep. It’s just plain uncomfortable, and it makes it much harder to get your rest. That’s why, especially during the warm summer months, it’s extremely important to make sure your room is your ideal sleeping temperature. This means lowering your set A.C. temperature at night and, just in case that doesn’t cut it, keep a fan at your bedside. Take things a step further by purchasing a new mattress, potentially one with cooling technology to regulate your temperature while you sleep. 


Have ways to keep cool outside


During those long and cold winter months, you long for days spent outside in the warmth of the sun. When the heat and humidity come you feel like you need to soak it in as much as possible and don’t want to complain, but it can also be too overwhelming sometimes. Believe it or not, there are options to help keep you cool when outside as well. Make sure your backyard has some sort of shaded area, whether it’s natural or achieved by your addition of a covered patio. This way you can enjoy the warmth without being in direct sunlight 24/7. Add a misting fan to your shaded area for another layer of cooling.


Make use of simple techniques to keep cool air inside


When spending your hard earned money on keeping your home cool, the last thing you want to do is cause your HVAC unit to run more than it has to. Keep an eye on your local forecast and if it’s going to be especially hot, do not introduce warm air into your cool environment by using your stove/oven. Plan ahead and premake meals you can warm in the microwave or eat cold. You also want to keep the sunlight and heat out of your space as much as possible. While under door draft stoppers are popular in winter months, they can also be used in the summer to keep warm air from entering your home from underneath your exterior doors. You should also hang blackout curtains and keep them closed to prevent heat and warm sunlight entering through your windows.

We look forward to the warmth of summer all our lives. Don’t let the sun become too much for you and make sure you have a retreat from the heat. You shouldn’t have to venture out to stores and restaurants to seek solace. Instead, make sure your home is the place you find comfort no matter the weather.

Must-Do Andalucia Adventures

Picture yourself walking through cobblestone streets and ancient architecture on a beautiful summer’s eve. Listen to a Spanish guitarist strumming along with the sounds of the nearby ocean. Grab some late-night tapas and sensational seafood with a loved one. That’s the great thing about Andalucia—you can do all of this and more.

Whether looking for your next property (3-bedroom condo near the beach, anyone?) or simply wanting to see all that Spain has to offer, RealtyHive has the Andalucian recommendations you need. Here are your must-do adventures in Andalucia!

RealQuick: What is Andalucia?

Andalucia is a region located in the south of Spain. It runs along the coast, and has a rich culture and history that differ from other parts of the country. This is because Andalucia was conquered and ruled by Moors (Muslims, typically from modern-day Morocco) for centuries. Andalucia is known for its scenic vistas, brilliant architecture, and incredible cuisine.

Eat

Paella—a rice and meat/seafood dish seasoned with saffron—is Spain’s most renowned (and tastiest) meal. Tapas (small plates or servings of food) are easy to find and order at most restaurants. For some regional fare, try jamón ibérico, a type of cured ham. It’s not uncommon for Spaniards to hang these ham legs in their closet!

But a little-known Andalucian secret is that many bars serve free tapas with a drink. This custom started centuries ago, when tapas were served to cover patrons’ drinks to prevent flies from landing in their cup! It’s a tradition that’s still upheld today, and it’s one of many reasons why people love living in Spain—Andalucia in particular.

Another important eating tip: Spaniards take at least two hours for lunch and siesta—it’s often the biggest meal of the day. Many shops will be closed in Andalucia during this time, and dinner is usually served anywhere between 8-10 p.m. It’s not unusual to see families with small kids out for a bite after dark!

Drink

Sangria is another renowned Spanish beverage, but we’d recommend a drink that’s equally refreshing: tinto verano. It’s a simple mix of red wine and soda, and is the perfect beverage for those hot and dry Andalucian summers. Because it’s easy to make, tinto verano is a cheap and delicious summer beverage—and of course, it should come with a free tapa!

See

There’s so much to see and do in Andalucia that you could buy a home for sale in Spain and barely scratch the surface. But here are a couple of highlights:

  • La Alhambra: This Moorish castle located in Granada is an architectural wonder. Going more than once, even on one trip, is not unusual. Take a tour or get lost wandering around the beautiful and spacious grounds!
  • Flamenco: Flamenco shows abound in Andalucia, the birthplace of this captivating dance. FInding a show is easy, but if you can, certain cities have flamenco shows in caves—a fascinating way to learn more about flamenco and history all at once.
  • Museums: Pablo Picasso is just one of many artists who hail from Andalucia. Visit Málaga to see his birthplace and some of his work!
  • Beaches: Who doesn’t love hanging out on a beach all day? Beaches line the coast of Andalucia and are full of quaint towns and gorgeous promenades.
  • Córdoba: This Andalucian city is a marvel! Visit the famous mosque with its candy cane arches and the Alcazar, a Moorish palace.
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From Marbella to Estepona, from Granada to Seville, Andalucia is a paradise for visitors and home buyers alike. If you’re like us and have a sudden urge to pack up everything and move to southern Spain, we can help! RealtyHive can help you navigate homes for sale in Spain, and specifically in Andalucia. Look through our listings today!

Luxury Cabins – Cabin Life Reinvented

I get the dilemma. Really enjoying the outdoorsy lifestyle but not too keen on sleeping in a tent or in a “traditionally styled” cabin. I get it, I understand, this right here is me and you relating on a spiritual level. I mean I’m all down for hiking, skiing, kayaking, etc, but tents on the ground and cabins filled with dead animals… thanks, but no thanks!  It makes little sense to me why some people choose to go to quiet serene places only to hang their food from trees, get eaten alive by bugs, and worry about coming face to face with a bear. None of that sounds peaceful to me, in fact, it completely contradicts the idea of going somewhere peaceful. If I wanted to fight for my life I would have gone to the mall of America on Black Friday, but I didn’t, and I don’t. I just want to climb a mountain, watch the sunset, and then fall asleep on my fluffy cushioned bed while watching Derek Morgan kick criminal booty on a large flat screen TV; is that too much to ask?

The below are what I consider the perfect cabin getaway locations. Nearly all of them break the “traditional cabin” mold, but that is personally what I like most about them! If you’re anything like me, you’ll thoroughly enjoy looking through these stunning properties. If you have a large sum of extra cash to spend (unlike me) you may even consider purchasing one!

10040 E Happy Valley Road 923 Scottsdale, AZ, 85255, United States – $1,350,000

  • built in outdoor grill
  • entrance to home

This is a transitional desert contemporary home. It offers a beautiful open floor plan with stunning mountain views from the floor to ceiling windows! You can watch the breathtaking sunsets over the mountains from your own private hot tub. If you ask me that beats a tent any and every day!

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9625 E Aw Tillinghast Rd, Scottsdale, Arizona, 85262 United States – $9,975,000

This is what I would call desert mountain trophy home! Get the experience of the Arizona mountains without sacrificing any comforting luxuries. Things such as a lap pool, play pool, spa, multiple sundecks, covered patios, and much more!

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19 Little Cloud Trail, Aspen, Colorado, 81611 United States – $31,500,000

This is a new construction home in downtown Aspen! That means you can expect all the luxurious stylings and features one could imagine. Now my favorite thing about this house beside the stunning exterior is the stylish and unique lounging areas. Floor to ceiling windows shows you the beauty of the Colorado mountains. 

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33825 Meadow Creek Drive, Steamboat Springs, Colorado, United States – $4,495,000

This is one of my favorite homes in this article. The first reason is that it is just stunningly gorgeous on the outside. It gives the appears of a classic cabin but with clean modern lines and large windows for lots of natural light. The inside matches the beauty of the outside with modern fixtures and furniture. Not only the physical side of things but the views from the home are breathtaking and personally, I would love to wake up in the morning and watch the sunrise from the private terrace. If I just happened to have 4.5 million dollars to spend, trust me I would. 

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1166 Old East Ridge Road, Boone, North Carolina 28618, United States – $5,495,000

If you were to combine privacy and breathtaking views you would get this property. Gone are the days of outdated cabins, here is where mountains meet modern for the perfect mountain getaway location. On a plot of 272 acres filled with streams, trails, and waterfalls there are endless things to do around the home, and an endless supply luxurious entertaining spaces!

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4367 Columbine Drive Vail, Colorado, United States – $2,999,000

If you happen to be into modern architecture or are interested in a home with a hint of Scandinavian interior design, then this may be the home for you. Take one look at the exterior of this home and you know this is a modern day luxury home. The interior reflects the clean line design of the exterior. In conclusion, if you like modern then you like 4367 Columbine Drive Vail, Colorado, United States. 

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10814 E Heritage Ct, Scottsdale, AZ 85255, United States – $26,000,000

This is a rare find in the back canyons of Scottsdale Arizona. This home is an exquisite combination of Mediterranean Architecture and Contemporary Styling which gives you a completely unique experience. On 4+ acres of land, you can enjoy your own combination of luxury and privacy.

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5829 E Jean Ave, Phoenix, Arizona, 85018 United States – $6,995,000

This gorgeous Arizona home is located at the base of Camelback Mt on a 2-acre plot of land. With 5 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms, this is the perfect luxury vacation home for any family, with no worries of sibling rivalries over who gets the bathroom next. 

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109 Willoughby Way, Red Mountain, Aspen, Colorado, 81611 United States – $29,999,999

Aspen Colorado is a famously amazing place for mountain side getaways and cabin vacays. This cabin offers 2.4 acres of land for all the privacy imaginable, but on the same hand is only a two-minute drive to the convenience of shops and restaurants nearby. 

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2957 Roses Branch Rd, Bakersville, North Carolina – $5,700,000

Once you cross the South Toe River there is a private world just waiting for you! There you’ll find this gorgeous self-sustaining smart house with CTRL 4 programming, whole house SONOS sound system, a security system, whole house backup generator, and radiant floor heat. This house comes with every comfort you could image, it’s the epitome of a luxury getaway cabin!

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6270 W Bucking Bronco Place, Tucson, Arizona, United States – $1,350,000

A stunning home with 360-degree views in every direction. These views will make you feel like your on top of the world…literally. You can look at these views from the 1500 sq ft covered patio which also has a built-in patio.

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20957 N 112th St, Scottsdale, Arizona, United States – $6,995,000

This French FarmHouse Estate looks like something straight out of Romeo and Juliet, and with 6 bedrooms and 9 bathrooms, you could have housed both sides of their families. Although that may not have made for a particularly peaceful cabin stay. Located in the Upper Canyon of Silverleaf this house has astounding panoramic views of the mountainside and city lights. 

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2010 GCR 14N Kremmling, Colorado, United States – $23,500,000

This home is different compared to the others, it offers a more of a traditional styling. This home offers some unique yet appreciated additions such as the indoor bowling alley, and personal outdoor mini golf course. This house consists of 3 branches one could call them. The main house situated in the middle, and a guest house on either side connected by bridges over cascading waterfalls. Talk about a unique home, huh?

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161 Waterside Drive, Lake Lure, North Carolina, United States – $2,750,000

If you’re looking for breathtaking views from nearly every spot in your house, consider this contemporary masterpiece perched above the north end of Lake Lure!  Outdoor stone patios with covered cook-center that includes a gas grill, gaucho wood-burning grill, sink, concrete countertops, and hot tub create an exciting outdoor area/entertaining space. This is the perfect family cabin with a luxury spin!

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7004 N Invergordon Rd, Paradise Valley, Arizona, United States – $13,950,000

This luxury home is on approximately 5 acres of mountainside estate. This house offers a balance between luxury and class. Its traditional styling and high ceilings will make you feel like royalty, the only thing missing is a throne, but hey those can be added. For your convience, We have attached a link to a throne-like chair to fulfill the royal fantasy! 🙂

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