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LA residents are buying vacation homes…in LA

Instead of buying vacation in exotic, faraway lands, wealthy homeowners are now buying second homes in their hometowns as vacation properties, the Wall Street Journal reports

What you need to know:

  • Wealthy homeowners are starting to buy second homes in their hometowns.
  • This trend has been observed in LA, Miami and NY
  • Busy professionals who can’t be too far from work are driving the trend
  • 2nd homes in town are also great for guests

Thinking a second home in town might be a good idea? A beach house up the coast or maybe a loft in the booming downtown area? Contact investment expert Tracy Thrower Conyers to discuss possibilities.

For more: The Ultimate Staycation? A Second Home in the Same City [wsj]

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About Tracy Thrower Conyers

Tracy Thrower Conyers is a long-time resident of Westchester 90045. Tracy closely follows local politics, political players and social chatter relevant to Westchester. As a mom with a school-aged child, Tracy is keenly aware of the importance of the educational choices we make for our kids, and spends a lot of time following local schools. She's active in California's charter school movement, and pays extra attention to special needs education choices and resources. Tracy is also a founding principal in Silicon Beach Properties. Tracy is a recognized expert on Silicon Beach and its impact on residential and residential income real estate, and has been featured by respected media outlets including the LA Times, KPCC and KCET. Tracy's primary focus and expertise includes buying and selling homes and residential income properties in Venice, Marina del Rey, Mar Vista, Playa Vista, Playa del Rey and Westchester. Find more on Tracy and Silicon Beach Properties on sb.p's website. Connect other places online with Tracy: LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Google Plus, Pinterest.

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