Be Careful About Lake Access Easements!

Lake Access Easements Should Be Carefully Scrutinized Prior To Purchase In a dispute not uncommon to Canadian cottage country, the Ontario Court of Appeal recently addressed whether the owner of a non-lakefront property could drive a vehicle towing a boat over a right-of-way on their neighbor’s property to access the lake: Markowski v. Verhey, 2020 ONCA 472 […]

Top 10 Affordable Lake Towns in the US

As the summer heat shows no signs of relenting, realtor.com®, the Home of Home Search℠, released its list of the 10 most affordable lake towns, which offer waterfront properties under $450,000. Unlike owning a vacation home on the ocean, lake homes can be more accessible – not just in price, but also for those who don’t live […]

Why are so Many People Flocking to the Lake?

Lakefront property took over the number one spot for “lifestyle” sales in real estate in mid-2020, with oceanfront and mountain view rounding out the top three. So why are so many new people discovering the lakefront lifestyle? We have some thoughts: Pandemic Effect If you are going to have a stay-at-home order, why not spend […]

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 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 […]

The Pros And Cons Of Buying A Floating Home

Floating Homes: The New Trend in Homeownership? These days, with tiny homes all the rage across the country, more and more people are opening up to the possibility of alternative living conditions, including buying a floating home. By Carson Buck, Homes.com. Remember, a floating home is not necessarily a houseboat, even though these terms may be used […]

3 Reasons Not to Wait Until Spring to Buy Your Lake Home

Congratulations on your decision to invest in the lakefront lifestyle! Owning lakefront property is an experience that will change the way you live…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. Purchasing a lake home is unlike any […]

How Much Does it Cost to Build a New Lake Home?

The cost to build a lake home primarily depends upon the size of the home or square footage, the cost of the waterfront land it sits on and how many custom, top-of-the-line features that are selected. Cost overview The National Association of Home Builders periodically conducts “construction cost surveys” to collect information from builders on […]