Explore Our Process of Buying a Second Home | Pacaso
HOW PACASO WORKS

Co-ownership, simplified

We manage the home, and you own it. It's the modern way to buy and own a second home.

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Find your second home with Pacaso

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    Shop

    Explore our collection of stunning single-family homes in top second home destinations. We'll help you find the perfect fit, and you decide how many shares you'd like to own.

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    Own

    We create a property LLC for each home, find and vet co-owners, and handle all the sales details. At closing, the co-owners enjoy 100% ownership of the home – Pacaso does not retain any shares.

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    Enjoy

    We take care of furnishings, repairs, utilities and property management – you just show up and relax. Scheduling is easy and equitable with our app and SmartStay™ technology.

We make it simple

How LLC co-ownership works

We've modernized and simplified the decades-old practice of DIY co-ownership. Watch our video to learn how owning property in a fully managed LLC allows you to enjoy the benefits of second home ownership without all the hassles.

Dream home, dream location

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Pacaso offers homes in some of most sought-after second home destinations in the U.S. Check out our current markets, and if you don't see your favorite, tell us where we should expand next.

Forget timeshares

Pacaso HomeResort Timeshare
Property TypeSingle-family residenceHotel/Condo
Asset OwnedReal estate propertyRight-to-use time
UsageOngoing accessFixed week
Resale ApproachMarket pricing; sell with agentSet pricing; sell with resort

With Pacaso, you own a home, not just a block of time. You can book stays throughout the year, not annually. And resale? It's streamlined in partnership with a local real estate agent, and you set the price.

Easy, equitable scheduling

We created the real-time SmartStay system based on feedback from second home owners. Gone are fixed time periods, replaced by a flexible system that lets you book time in your home anywhere from two days to two years in advance.

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Find your Pacaso

Take the next step in buying a second home. We're excited to help you turn this dream into a reality, and we're here to support you with all the information you need to make it happen.

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    OWNER STORIES

    Second homes bring families together

    For many families, a second home is a special place to come together and create lasting memories. Hear how Pacaso is enriching the lives of owners.

    Become part of the community

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    With Pacaso, you aren’t just buying a home, you’re joining a local community. Learn how Pacaso owners help the neighborhood and local economy thrive.

    Why second home owners love their Pacasos

    Frequently Asked Questions

    • Do I really have ownership in the home?

    • How do I schedule time to use the home?

    • What if I want to sell my ownership in the home?

    • What down payment is required to purchase a share of a second home?

    • Can I finance my second home purchase?

    • How are prospective owners evaluated?