How Much Does A Boat Dock Cost?

If you live on a lake, river, or other body of water, you may want to consider building your own dock. A dock gives you better access to the water, makes launching a boat easier, and in many cases can seem like a deck on the water. Docks come in many shapes, sizes, materials, and configurations. […]

How to Load a Boat on a Trailer

The perfect ending for a day on the water starts with a stress-free retrieval of your boat—which includes successfully loading it back on its trailer for a safe trip home. Here are some simple step-by-step instructions for navigating that process. By DiscoverBoating.com. Start by idling up to the launch-ramp dock, and putting your vehicle driver and […]

Cold Water Boating Tips

Boating in cold weather can be exhilarating, but it also puts you at risk of falling into dangerously cold waters at your lakefront property. Even boating in warm weather can be dangerous if the water is much colder than the air. Be Prepared As a general rule, if the air and water temperature added together […]

Boat Launch Tips for Success at the Ramp

Every boat owner has a story about trying to dock at a waterfront restaurant, or a slip, or even the dock at the boat ramp while a crowd watches, often times shouting suggestions and critiques. If it hasn’t happened to you yet, it will. Backing a trailer down a ramp at your favorite lake for […]

How COVID-19 Impacts Lakefront Real Estate

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to disrupt every industry, the real estate market is positioned for some of the biggest changes. Lakefront Living Realty, presents a uniquely well-positioned model for the changing landscape of the industry through a home-based business, “buyer’s first” strategy and an emphasis on digital offerings.  “We are fortunate that real estate is still […]

Give Your Boat a Lift!

The nice thing about the new modular dock systems is their flexibility and adaptability. After putting in a new ShoreMaster dock last year myself, the next logical step may be a boat lift. You can learn more about them here: An aluminum boat lift is the best way to get your boat into and out […]

How to Build a Great Boathouse

A boathouse that appears to be floating on the water is one of the most romantic and beautiful forms of architecture, but there are many technical and aesthetic complexities involved in building one correctly. That’s why you’ll want to deal only with builders, engineers, and architects experienced in building on or near the water. By Carrie […]

Want to Appear on HGTV’s Lakefront Bargain Hunt?

The continued success of the HGTV’s Lakefront Bargain Hunt show has sparked yet another season (#11) of filming. The producers of the show contacted Lakefront Living Realty to search for candidates. We’ve had a good track record with both Lakefront Bargain Hunt and Lakefront Bargain Hunt: Renovation…having more appearances than any other real estate brokerage. […]