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Equity Estates Blog: Covering topics from travel to real estate to investment

  • Equity Estates Expeditions - Galapagos Islands Photo Gallery

    Equity Estates’ first expedition destination was a no-brainer, and the trip sold out within minutes. A UNESCO World Heritage Site with arguably the most abundant and unique wildlife in the world, the untouched paradise of the Galapagos Islands tops bucket lists for good reason.
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  • Our Five Favorite Ski Destinations

    Preview some of the top ski destinations you’ll enjoy as an Equity Estates investor and get inspired to shred some powder or indulge in après-ski.
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  • Investing in Fund III puts the globe at your fingertips

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  • Invest in your travel

    "When compared with renting comparable vacation homes or purchasing nights in luxury hotels with no investment component, Equity Estates is a no-brainer."
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  • Equity Estates Top 3 Golf Destinations Around the World

    We are thrilled about our new partnership with The Eden Club!
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  • Equity Estates Top 5 Trips This Summer

    Check out our recommended trips for the perfect summer vacation
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  • Celebrating 10 Years and 10,000 Vacations

    Hear from our Founder on Equity Estates' proven track record over the last decade, plus plans for the future
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  • Visit Our Mountain Properties During Summer and Fall Months

    While our mountain destinations are certainly well equipped to host your winter adventures, they’re also ideal for action-packed vacations during the summer and fall months. Browse our summer and fall mountain destination spotlights below and consider taking advantage of upcoming availability.
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  • Top 5 Trips for Life's Milestones

    How many of the investments in your personal portfolio are you able to actually enjoy with loved ones? Equity Estates allows you to create lasting memories and enjoy all of life’s precious moments, while simultaneously making a sound financial investment in real estate. Browse our Top 5 Recommended Trips for Life's Milestones below.
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  • The Anti-Timeshare

    How does Equity Estates differ from a timeshare and how do you benefit?
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  • Equity Estates Expeditions - Safari Photo Gallery

    Equity Estates Expeditions will offer several thoughtfully curated vacation experiences each year, featuring custom itineraries, the finest area guides and luxurious accommodation and transportation along the way. We offered two Expeditions in 2016, both of which sold out in a matter of days. Our first expedition, a private yacht tour of the pristine Galapagos Islands, took place in March 2016 to rave reviews. Our most recent expedition, a bespoke African safari hand-crafted just for Equity Estates, is recapped below.
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  • Equity Estates: Where outstanding vacations and smart investment meet

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  • Equity Estates Fund II Portfolio Expands with New Residences in Park City, Costa Rica, Hawaii and Big Sky

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  • Equity Estates is ideal for hassle-free family travel

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  • Interior Design Spotlight: Equity Estates luxury vacation home in Lake Tahoe

    Each of the homes in the Equity Estates portfolio presented its own unique challenges from conception to completion, and each has its own story. Today, we’ll tell the story of one of our most-loved residences—Lake Tahoe.
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  • Equity Estates travel concierges curated the perfect Napa Valley weekend itinerary

    An idyllic getaway for wine connoisseurs and foodies alike, Napa Valley is the perfect place for a weekend escape. Our travel concierges have curated the ideal itinerary to give you a peek inside some hidden gems in this picturesque region.
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  • Equity Estates investors don't suffer from Vacation Deficit Disorder-- do you?

    According to Forbes, only 25% of Americans use all their paid vacation days. Even more concerning, 42% didn't take a single vacation day last year. Equity Estates is the gentle push you may need to take some time off.
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  • Stop paying full price for vacation rentals and invest where you play- in luxury real estate

    Stop paying premiums for hotels and rentals, only to never see that money again. Invest where you play-- in a portfolio of luxury vacation homes around the globe.
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  • Equity Estates' destination Hilton Head Island named 'Best Island in Continental U.S.'

    Find out why Hilton Head Island topped Travel + Leisure's list as #1 Best Island in the Continental U.S.
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  • Vacation home ownership complete with five-star service and amenities

    Equity Estates prides itself on providing the best service in the industry for outstanding vacations in private homes. We combine the intimacy of a private residence with the service of a five-star resort. Each of your vacations are made ultra luxurious with the following standards:
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  • Equity Estates Guide to Buying a Luxury Vacation Home

    Are you considering buying a vacation home? Let us help. Equity Estates has purchased dozens of vacation homes around the globe over the last decade. We have learned through experience exactly what to consider when scouting luxury real estate that will appreciate and be appreciated.
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  • Q&A with Equity Estates Personal Travel Concierges

    Two of our PTCs talk about their roles at the company, the destinations they manage and why traveling with Equity Estates is much easier than buying a second home. Their five-star service, years of experience and first-hand knowledge of destinations makes all the difference when planning a unique vacation tailored specifically to your preferences.
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  • Off the Tourist Grid Travel on the Rise, and Equity Estates has got you covered.

    With warmer days on the rise, employees are cashing in their vacation time, packing their suitcases, and undoubtedly regretting their passport photos. Items that are not making it into the suitcase? Laptops, tablets, and even cell phones.
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  • Equity Estates portfolio boasts top-rated destinations around the globe

    With Equity Estates destination club, you'll enjoy access to top-rated locations around the globe. Here's a selection of residences in our highly awarded portfolio. Consider these options as a second home alternative.
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  • Multigenerational and group travel is on the rise- Let Equity Estates handle the details

    For most travelers, the idea of taking all the branches of a family tree on a trip together is daunting. Visions of arguments over where to stay, where to eat and what to do are surely swimming through your head. But fear not--the concierge staff at Equity Estates destination club are experts in seamlessly creating inspired vacations for your family, accommodating the toddlers to the grandparents and everyone in between.
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  • Top 6 Equity Estates Destinations for West Coast Investors

    From Arizona to Hawaii, we have a bevy of destinations just a short drive or flight away from our West Coast investors.
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  • Equity Estates Destination Spotlight: Grand Cayman

    Our residence in Grand Cayman perfectly combines the intimacy of a private vacation home with the exclusive amenities of a five-star resort.
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  • The Best Things to do in Hawaii

    Planning a Hawaiian vacation is certainly exciting, but with the bevy of activities available it is important to prioritize. Options on the islands are endless, and you are guaranteed to find ideal activities for every member of the family.
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  • Top 10 Most Luxurious Cars

    Naturally, you would assume that the list of the top 10 most luxurious cars are also the most expensive cars on the market. However, there are several cars on this list that are considered top of the line but won't break the bank.
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  • Planning the Perfect Napa Valley Vacation

    A Napa Valley vacation has more to offer than just great wineries. In fact, the area has wonderful hot springs, the Culinary Institute of America, the Petrified Forest, balloon festivals and many other attractions that will provide fun for the whole family.
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  • Investor testimonials about the home in Costa Rica

    Casa Cristal is a spectacular oceanfront compound, located in Playa Langosta in the Guanacaste region of Costa Rica, just south of Tamarindo. This area is known for having some of the most luxurious beachfront properties in all of Costa Rica. Our home is over 6,000 square feet and has 5 bedrooms and 5 baths, in addition to caretakers' quarters. Read on to see what our investors had to say about this stunning residence.
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  • Top 5 Hilton Head Island Things To Do

    Our oceanfront home on Hilton Head Island is the ideal spot for rest and relaxation. As the largest resort island on the East Coast, Hilton Head offers both alluring natural beauty and the excitement of high-energy water sports and day trip opportunities. If you are in the Hilton Head area, read on for the inside scoop to experience the island like a local!
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  • Investor testimonials about the home on Hilton Head Island

    Our residence on Hilton Head Island is one of our most popular home-- and for good reason. This property features five bathrooms sprawled across nearly 5,000 square feet. Gaze upon three miles of wide beaches or entertain your guests with three sitting decks, three fireplaces, and a wet bar. Our active owner members will enjoy biking or walking down the charming coastline while indulging in local boutiques, shops and an assortment of dining options. Read on to see what our investors had to say about this stunning residence.
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  • Top 10 Things to Do in Florence, Italy

    Vacationing in our Tuscan penthouse is truly an experience for the mind and senses. From historical treasures steps away from your front door, to stunning vistas and local culture, it’s easy to name the top 10 things to do in Florence, Italy.
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