A premium subscription is required to access this article. Article Date: 09/07/2016 The Wealthy and Second Home Ownership When it comes to symbols of prosperity in America, a second, or vacation home can connote a certain type of status. A second home, whether it is at a preferred vacation location, is a so-called “snowbird” home, or is an investment property, represents a certain level of financial comfort. In fact, ... Log in to view full article. If you already have a subscription, please log in with your email address and password. User Name (Email Address): Password: Forgot your password? Click here to have your password emailed to you. To purchase a premium subscription, please use the links below. One-year premium subscription with unlimited access to all articles including reprint rights (see terms and conditions) for $2,000.00. Monthly subscription (3 month minimum) with unlimited access to all articles including reprint rights (see terms and conditions) for $195/mo.