Tips for Celebrating Thanksgiving on a Boat

Although we should practice gratitude year-round, Thanksgiving is a time to reflect a little deeper on the things we appreciate. With a year like 2020, boat owners especially have a lot to be thankful for!  If you’re hosting Thanksgiving, why not take your guests out for a dinner boat cruise around the lake? Here are […]

Lakefront Winter Boating Tips

Boating is a popular activity to do all throughout the United States. Boaters ply the waters from Miami to Maine, the Gulf to the Puget Sound, from San Diego to Sag Harbor and from the Great Lakes to the 10,000 Lakes. When the weather starts to turn cold, many folks decide to end their boating […]

Why you should NOT choose a friend or family member to sell your lake home!

Residential real estate has many different players, including appraisers, home inspectors, property managers, contractors, bankers, mortgage loan officers, and government agencies, as well as prospective buyers and sellers. But, the workhorses of the typical real estate transaction are the people that coordinate the process—the real estate agents and brokers. A good real estate agent is […]

6 Things to Understand About Flood Risk

How To Protect Yourself, Your Investment and Your Lake Home. Flood risk is often a confusing topic with rampant myths and misunderstandings. Read on to learn 6 key things about flood risk that will help you understand how to protect yourself, your investment and your lake home. By MyFloodStatus.com. 2) How flood risk is dictated […]

Be Careful About Lake Access Easements!

Lake Access Easements Should Be Carefully Scrutinized Prior To Purchase In a dispute not uncommon to Canadian cottage country, the Ontario Court of Appeal recently addressed whether the owner of a non-lakefront property could drive a vehicle towing a boat over a right-of-way on their neighbor’s property to access the lake: Markowski v. Verhey, 2020 ONCA 472 […]