Living the lakefront lifestyle is a year-round adventure. There is a multitude of spring, summer, fall and winter activities. Sometimes when winter has not fully set in and the lake is not frozen over for ice fishing or skating, you have to venture out and find something to do. One of the best winter activities […]
When is the Best Time to Buy a New Boat?
Now that you have purchased your new lakefront home, you might be thinking about purchasing a boat to fully enjoy everything your property has to offer. Buying a boat is a big purchase and requires lots of research, time, and money. You will definitely want to get the best deal when buying a boat… so […]
Tips for Snowmobiling Across the Lake
Snowmobiling is a popular winter activity, especially around lakes and mountains. Snowmobiling across the lake can be very dangerous and can even lead to death, so it is important that you take the proper safety precautions. Accident reports from Wisconsin and Minnesota found that 30% of all snowmobile-related fatalities occurred on a frozen lake or […]
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 […]
Winter Comes Again: Is Your Boat Ready?
Cold weather will be here before you know it. (Sorry!) Here’s what you should be thinking about before putting your boat to bed for its long winter’s nap. By Michael Vatalaro. Taking a few moments now to think about how you’ll put your boat to bed for the off season, as the days grow shorter […]
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 […]
5 Things to Know Before Buying a Winter Vacation Home
If home ownership is the first cornerstone of the American Dream, then a quiet cabin by the lake (if not a beach house with a view of a breathtaking sunset) in the mountains as far away from a Wi-Fi hot spot as possible probably runs a close second. By Daniel Goldstein, Marketwatch.com. Indeed, overly-wired and […]
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, […]
Winter Home Improvements for Lakeside Properties
From time to time, we all need a rest. After months of work, that’s really the best remedy for your tired mind and body – a nice, relaxing vacation. But for many, going to some kind of resort or large hotel can feel cold and not homely at all. In that case, what you should […]
Winter Storage Tips for Outboard Motors
What seems like a good idea could be the ruination of your trusty outboard motor—avoid these common winter storage miscues. By Charles Plueddeman – Boats.com. You’ve read the How to Winterize a Boat guide, learned how to change the lower unit oil, the fuel has been treated, and every grease zirk has been lubed. You’ve got your outboard-powered […]