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 […]

Boat Storage: What Are My Options?

Boat storage both in season and during the winter months is an important consideration for boaters, but the issue raises a lot of questions: how much are boat storage costs? How will I find boat storage near me? Do I need additional boat storage compartments for all my gear, or can it remain on the […]

Top 10 Affordable Lake Towns in the US

As the summer heat shows no signs of relenting, realtor.com®, the Home of Home Search℠, released its list of the 10 most affordable lake towns, which offer waterfront properties under $450,000. Unlike owning a vacation home on the ocean, lake homes can be more accessible – not just in price, but also for those who don’t live […]

Buying a Lake Home in a Hot Sellers Market

A lake home seller’s market is simply a matter of economics. Inventory is low and demand is high, leading to some lake homes being on the market for only hours with competitive bidding. Lake property inventory is 14 percent lower than it was a year ago, although mortgage rates remain favorable. It’s still possible to buy […]

What are the Advantages of a Floating Dock?

If you own a boat, then you’re probably rather familiar with what constitutes a dock. Indeed, unless you lower your vessel into the water with a trailer each and every time you use it, you can’t exactly board your boat without one. Unless you keep your boat in a spot where the water level never rises or falls, chances are good that the […]

Dive Into the Top 10 Clearest Lakes in the U.S.

There’s just something extra special about a clear, clean, refreshing lake. America the beautiful has a wide array of natural wonders inside its borders, but these ten stunning lakes offers views into some of the cleanest, clearest waters in the country. From alpine lakes in the mountains to the large lakes formed from glacial movements, these […]