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. […]

What’s The Best Time Of Year To Buy A Vacation Home?

Whether your summer vacation takes you to the beach, the mountains, or any of America’s popular destinations, chances are good you’ll encounter advertising and sales pitches to buy your vacation place. By Steve Cook, Homes.com. If you are tired of high rents and the hassles associated with finding a good location during the busy season, […]

Building A Lake Home – What You Need to Know

Nothing beats the serenity and beauty of lakefront home. The views are out of this world, and there’s something peaceful about the sound and sight of water. But if you plan on building a lake home from the ground up, you should know that you’ve got a challenging road ahead of you. There’s a lot […]

9 Things You Should Consider Before Buying A Vacation Home

About one in eight home buyers is buying a second home, according to research from the National Association of Realtors. And Autumn is a time of year when buyers think about it. By Kate Ashford, Forbes.com. Consider: You’ve just had a great summer trip to a relaxing location, and you’re wondering whether you should get yourself […]

Do Most Lakefront Homes Have On-site Septic Systems?

About 40% of the lakefront homes you view will have on-site septic systems, and when properly designed and installed, they are very functional and sanitary. Here’s some things you need to know if this is your first experience with them: In simplest terms, a septic system consists of a holding tank which retains solid waste […]

Tips on Lake Side Zoning Regulations

Most lakes and ponds are considered “wetlands” and therefore fall under the Wetlands Protection Act. Each town has its own interpretation of this Law in their zoning regulations, therefore you (or your buyer’s agent) need to find out the particulars of the property you are considering purchasing. Here are some general guidelines (applicable to many states […]