Tips for Celebrating Thanksgiving on a Boat

Although we should practice gratitude year-round, Thanksgiving is a time to reflect a little deeper on the things we appreciate. With a year like 2020, boat owners especially have a lot to be thankful for!  If you’re hosting Thanksgiving, why not take your guests out for a dinner boat cruise around the lake? Here are […]

Lakefront Winter Boating Tips

Boating is a popular activity to do all throughout the United States. Boaters ply the waters from Miami to Maine, the Gulf to the Puget Sound, from San Diego to Sag Harbor and from the Great Lakes to the 10,000 Lakes. When the weather starts to turn cold, many folks decide to end their boating […]

Why you should NOT choose a friend or family member to sell your lake home!

Residential real estate has many different players, including appraisers, home inspectors, property managers, contractors, bankers, mortgage loan officers, and government agencies, as well as prospective buyers and sellers. But, the workhorses of the typical real estate transaction are the people that coordinate the process—the real estate agents and brokers. A good real estate agent is […]

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 […]

Are You Buying Your first Lakefront Home?

Are you ready to experience the lakefront lifestyle? Owning lakefront property is an experience that will change your life. It becomes a retreat to escape the hassles of daily living. The wildlife, recreation, and vacation feel of waterfront living will forever be a part of you. But did you know that buying lakefront property is […]

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 […]