Agents Provide Top 10 Tips For Buying Lakefront Homes

From pre-approval to paying points, buying a home is always a complicated process. But throw “waterfront” in the mix, and things get even more complex. Fortunately, real estate agents who regularly deal with waterfront properties know the ins and outs of this process. These 10 tips from the pros will give you a heads-up on […]

What is a Lakefront Specialist?

Purchasing lakefront property is unlike any other real estate. You are not only buying a lake house, you are buying a lake and a lifestyle. There are dozens of questions that need to be answered specific to any lake and lakefront home you are considering (Ask us about our 37 critical questions when buying lakefront […]

Renovating a Lake Home? HGTV Wants to Know!

HGTV’s new lakefront lifestyle series “Lakefront Bargain Hunt – Renovation” explores what happens after families purchase their lakeside home and shows how they turn them into their ideal family getaway. The intrepid homebuyers on the new HGTV series don’t let questionable layouts, spooky decks or attics — that may or may not house large families […]

Buying Lakefront Property is Different Than Any Other Real Estate

We like to say that you’re not just buying a house, you’re buying a lake! Therefore, all the details of that lake are extremely important for the future enjoyment of your lakefront lifestyle. At least that’s what over 150 people found out at Lakefront Living Realty’s 10th annual “Keys to Buying Lakefront Property” Seminar on […]

Learn How to Find Your Dream Lakefront Home in 60 Seconds

Finding your dream lakefront home can be a daunting task. It’s frustrating to go to several websites to find direct lakefront property; and when you finally do, you can’t find any information for the lake it is on. After all, you’re not just buying a home, your buying a lake! LakefrontLiving.com is the first website […]

How to Buy a Vacation Home With Family or Friends

You want a lodge in the woods, a cottage by the sea, a chalet by a ski run or a lakeside retreat. But vacation homes are expensive, and who has the time to care for a second home in addition to a primary residence? So, here’s an idea: Split the financial obligations with a friend […]

Attend the 2017 Lakefront Buyers Seminar This March

What is the difference between a lake and pond? How do you know what lake will fit your families lifestyle? Do you need flood insurance with a lake side home? These are just a few of the question that will be answered at Lakefront Living Realty’s 10th annual “Keys to Buying Lakefront Property” seminar on […]

Test Drive the Lakefront Lifestyle Before You Buy

There’s no better way to experience the lakefront lifestyle than to live it yourself. But before you invest a few hundred thousand dollars for your dream lakefront home, you may want to give it a test drive first! Short term lakefront rentals are a great way to discover if the qualities and amenities of the […]

How to Prepare Your Lakefront Home for a Showing

You never get a second chance to make a good first impression! Use these tips to make your lakefront home showings the best they can be… Shoreline: Rake the beach /shoreline to remove any debris and weeds. Be sure your dock is secure and stable. “Stage” the lakefront area so the buyers can see what […]