Second homes are gaining in popularity among luxury buyers

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REALTOR Magazine

The luxury housing market rebounded with force in May, outpacing the rest of the market in price growth and listing views online, according to realtor.com®’s Luxury Housing Report. Second home markets are garnering particular attention from this sector of buyers.

Home buyers appear to be shifting their focus from dense, urban metros to smaller, less populated areas and second-home markets.

“Unlike prior downturns, the luxury market is leading the recovery,” says Danielle Hale, realtor.com®’s chief economist. “Stay at home orders and social distancing have put a new value on the extra space. We’re seeing this in the luxury market as well, which could mean there is renewed interest from high-end buyers to find a second home that is within driving distance from their primary residence.”

Read the story online here: Second Homes Grow in Demand Among Luxury Buyers