Would You be Able to Live on an Island?

Who lives on those islands in Lake Winnipesaukee? By Stacey Myers Globe Staff. LAKE WINNIPESAUKEE, N.H. — What do you do when you have a cozy cottage on an island and you need a new couch? If you’re Boxford, Mass., resident Mark Abare, you slip the delivery guys a few bucks and sweet talk them into helping […]

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 […]

4 Tips for Vacation Home Buyers

If you’re thinking about making an offer on a second home in this frothy market – perhaps a property that’ll become your eventual retirement place – here are four things to keep in mind. 1. Never forget that the key to vacation homes is location, location, location. Sure, this is a cliché, but that doesn’t […]