Try It Before You Buy a Lake House

by Julianne Will, 4/3/15, Lakehouse Community If you’re not a lake house owner yet, but you have a hankering for a waterfront property, we suggest renting in the area first…for perhaps as long as a year. But you want it now, you say? Patience, young grasshopper. There are reasons why you should try it before […]

How to Build a Floating Swim Platform for Your Lake House

by Extreme How-To, Chad Gillikin The Gillikin family’s boat dock had seen better days. Last winter’s heavy rains had caused the water at Logan Martin Lake in Alabama to rise to abnormal levels. As the water rose, so did the dock, all the way above the tops of the dock piles. A monster storm shifted […]

Buying a Lakefront Home in the Winter, 3 Tips

Is snow and ice covering your lakefront dreams? Don’t let that discourage you from buying a lakefront home in one of the best times of the year. But how do you know that the shoreline conditions are? How deep is the water? Are there aquatic weeds? What does the yard look like? Follow these 3 […]