The Second Home Book
The Can-do, How-to, Get-through GuideBook - 2008
The Ultimate Guide to Organize and Inspire You So You Can--Really!--Sit Back and Enjoy Your Second Home
The Second Home Book is the first of its kind - a conversational, comprehensive and convenient guide to setting up, operating and, most of all, enjoying a second home. It is cheerful and useful--funny, fact-filled, anecdotal - appealing to both those already ensconced in or encumbered with a 2nd residence as well as those imagining a future, fantastic home.
In The Second Home Book , you'll learn:
--how to furnish your second home on a shoestring (without relying on castoffs from your primary residence)
--how to run your second home efficiently from afar
--how to assemble a dream team of helpers (from handymen to cleaning help) and keep them motivated
--how to entertain (even other people's children) without exhausting yourself
--why you should avoid renovating your second home's kitchen
--how to handle bills, routine maintenance, and emergencies
--how to turn any house into your dream house
The Second Home Book is not about how to finance a second home--it's about absolutely everything else you need to know in one cheerful, easy-to-navigate volume.