Want to Know the Market Value of any Lakefront Home?

Tired of inaccurate valuations for lakefront homes? There’s an intrinsic value on lakefront property that’s been difficult to put a price on because there are so many tangible and intangible variables. Some popular websites provide Automated Valuation Models – or “AVMs” – that can be a valuable tool for buyers & sellers…but they are notoriously inaccurate for certain types […]

15 Seconds to Your Dream Lakefront Home

It is said that over 90% of all home buyers begin their search on-line. And while this is typically a smooth process for most home buyers, the same cannot be said for those dreaming of lakefront living. Searching the internet for direct lakefront homes can be tedious and difficult. The inherent problem is the way […]

No Airport Needed for This Lake-Friendly Plane

Everything about the Icon Aircraft A5, from its retractable wings to its ability to take off and land on water (no airport required), is designed with recreational pilots in mind. Even the cockpit looks more like a Mercedes that a Boeing. Could this be the perfect addition to your lakefront home? The two-person A5 has a […]

How to Make the Most of a Frozen Lake

Ice Fishing Basics: by Lee Pilkovsky During the long winter months, many anglers hole up in front the fireplace or at their fly tying bench, dreaming of warm days with full stringers of trout or live wells brimming with bass.  What many of these anglers are missing out on is some of the best action of the year; […]

Sailing On Ice? Yeah, That’s A Sport

by Sarah Harris, February 28, 2012 The minute I learned that sailing on ice was an actual sport, I wanted to give it a try. I watched YouTube videos of wooden boats with big white sails zooming across the ice on steel runners. It seemed like such a rush: Imagine racing over a frozen lake […]

Build an Outdoor Fireplace at Your Lakefront Home

Learn how to plan for building an outdoor fireplace at your lakefront home, and get tips and tricks for creating a warm and welcoming focal point for your lakefront outdoor living space. The first consideration when planning to build an outdoor fireplace is location. Your backyard focal point is going to be a popular, heavily […]

Living on the Lake: Full Time or Part Time?

By Frank Eaton Quiet morning coffees on your deck, working at home in an office with a view, sun rises, sun sets, picnics on the water, dips in the lake on warm afternoons, water lapping on the shoreline, and still getting in a full day’s activities makes living on the lake all worthwhile; full time […]