Are you one of those people that want to live on the lake? Do you feel more relaxed looking at water? Does a lake remind you of good times or a past vacation? If you live in Southeastern Michigan you will be glad to know that we have hundreds of lakes nearby that you can find a home on. Whether you want a weekend cottage in Livingston County or a year round lake home in Oakland County there is probably a lake house for you!
Would you like a view of this from your lake home this summer? Fulfill your dream of living on the lake....April is the time to start looking! First thing I recommend you to do is to sit down and right down your must haves, and then right down what you would like if possible. That will help you and your lake real estate agent know what is important for you.
For example Charlick Lake in Highland Township is just a small all sports lake. >Charlick Lake is a fun and unique lake that features waterfront properties and is located in Highland Township, Michigan. The lake is 50 acres, including an island right in the middle, and it has a maximum depth of 18 feet. Charlick Lake does permit All sports boats and jet skis, but it is a private lake, so waterfront property homeowners won’t experience much disturbance. Charlick Lake features the perfect balance for anyone seeking a waterfront home in Oakland County, Michigan. So if you are an avid water skier you may not want to live on Charlick Lake because it is too small.
Here is a quick aerial view of the next lake - Watkins Lake
Whereas here is information about Watkins Lake in Waterford Township. It is a little bigger all sports lake that is private like Charlick Lake.
If the house and it's features are more important than achieving the dream of living on the lake then you may be one of those home buyers that never live on the lake. Many times it is because the home buyers wants are not possible in that price range. You have to remember a similar home in a subdivision could anywhere be from $100,000 to $500,000 more on a lake. Lake property is in demand and you will not get the same house on the lake for the same price that you would off. The key is being flexible and giving up on find the absolutely perfect house. Find the "close to perfect" house so you can live on the lake.
There is a limited inventory of lake homes and it can be confusing on which lakes are the best for your families needs and wants. That's why it is smart to hire one of metro Detroit's top lake specialists that knows the lakes and what the lake homes are worth. Plus we'll save you time by eliminating the lakes and homes that won't fit you.
Give me a call at (248) 310-6239
Russ Ravary your lakes area realtor
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Remember about our two great home buyer programs......our Michigan hometown heroes program that is for first responders, veterans, medical staff, educators, city and government workers. Or our home buyer bonus program where you get a gift of a kayak, or grill, or romba, or lawnmower, or other gifts. You can only get one gift and can only use one of the programs.