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Happy New Lakefront Owners - Dreams Come True with Lady of the Lake Realty

If you are looking to build memories from your own lake house contact Lady of the Lake.  We just helped two families find dream homes.  

Sergio was looking for a private location on a lake that had Loons, 3 plus bedrooms and a garage. . He was also looking for easy access to 93 and all the attractions the lakes region has to offer.  The perfect home was located on Hermit Lake in Sanbornton, NH. Sergio is spending his first weekend at the lake listening to the Loons.  

Mike and Lauren spent summers at family lake homes and have been reminiscing all the good times they had at the lake. They were looking for a quiet lake that met their lifestyle.  The home needed a garage, not a fixer upper and allowed motorboats so they could enjoy water sports with the kids. We found them a home on 600 acre Pine River Pond. The home featured sandy swimming, sunsets and located in the widest section of the lake for great views. Tonight is their first evening building memories at their own lake home. 

Dreams do come true, call Lady of the Lake Realty today and start building memories that will last a lifetime. #nhlakesrealty 

Lady or the Lake Realty  at 1-888-737-5550 or e-mail at info@nhlakesrealty.com 

New Hampshire is a great location to retire and raise a 

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Searching for a NH Lakefront home that meets your lifestyle?

The search ended today when Gary and Shirley took possession of this fabulous home in Milton NH on Milton 3 Ponds. 

They had been looking for the past couple of years for a home that they could enjoy on weekends with their family and finally a retirement home. 

This almost new home luxury home has all the amenities,  you could imagine including a guest cottage and a three car oversized garage. If they need additional space the home and garage have unfinished bonus space for expansion. NH Lakefront homes for sale - Milton 3 Ponds home

Dreams do come true, call Lady of the Lake Realty today and start building memories that will last a lifetime.

Lady or the Lake Realty  at 1-888-737-5550 or e-mail at info@nhlakesrealty.com   #nhlakesrealty 

New Hampshire is a great location to retire, raise a family, plus a top vacation destination. No Sales Tax - No State Income Tax - No Inheritance Tax 

NH Shoreline Facts - Rules - Permits - Beach Reports

Helpful Answers to Questions about NH shoreline development? 

 

NH Shoreland Water Quality Protection Act: Helpful Links!

Shoreline Guidance Click Here for a Survey to determine what activities require a shoreline permit 

Protected waterbodies include all lakes, ponds, and impoundments greater than 10 acres in size; all 4th order and greater streams and rivers; most designated rivers and river segments under RSA 483, The Rivers Management & Protection Act; and all waters subject to the ebb and flow of the tide, including tidal marshes, rivers, and estuaries. 

 

Shoreland Water Quality Protection Act - FAQ

Frequently Asked Shoreline Questions and Rules FAQ  to follow when you when you are within 250 feet of protected waterbodies. Quick answers to tree cutting, setbacks, septic systems, non-conforming lots plus information on waivers that you can obtain. 

Current Beach Advisories and Cyanobacteria Lake Warnings.   Beach Updates! 

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Take a quick look at one of our new time-saving website features -  Lake Water Quality with Direct links to the Lakes 

                         Lady of the Lake Realty is a registered tradename of Lake or Ski Real Estate LLC 

    The Lakes Region Market is on Fire! Buying or Selling Call Us!!

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Buying a Lake Home is a real challenge in 2018. 

Buying a Lake Home in New Hampshire is a real challenge in 2018. 

With a shortage of lakefront inventory, buyers are aggressively scrambling to view new listings as they come on the market.  In some cases making offers on homes sight unseen.  NH Lake Home on Lake Wentworth in Wolfeboro

Here is what you can expect as your search begins or continues.  A new listing hits the system with the criteria you are looking for. Sandy beach, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms with 100 feet of shoreline on .7 acres. Last year you could schedule to view the home on the upcoming weekend and in most cases, the home was still available. Today, the morning the home hits the market you need to set an appointment to view it that same day and be ready to make an offer. ( have your pre-qualification letter in-hand ) You need to get in the car and go see the home right away.

Here is the most common scenario. You find that the home meeting your criteria and there are three others who also find that the home meets the lifestyle they are looking for too. If you like the home make an offer right away and put a deadline on your offer. Expect multiple offers so put your best offer forward. 

Try to leave your emotions at the door, this is a business transaction and the seller is in control.

For information on buying or selling lake, homes call Lady of the Lake Realty at 1-888-737-5550 or e-mail at info@nhlakesrealty.com  or visit our websites to view lake homes in New Hampshire at www.nhlakesrealty.com.

Contact Carl Sack or Paula Hinckley   #nhlakesrealty

Building a new home on a lake lot? Ideas and Options!

Building a new lake home can be a very exciting and a frustrating adventure.

Your first task is finding a lot that punches most of your must-have features. Yes, you will find lake lots. But a quality lot on a premier lake is pricey if you can find one at all.

Once you found a lot, engage a septic designer to assist you with a location for the home septic and well. Work with a tree cutting company that is familiar with lake rules. You may find it difficult to open up a view or get a beach area that is acceptable for all ages. The state has put in place stringent shoreline rules to protect our lakes for future generations.

Another option is buying an existing cottage and tearing it down. Many of the stringent rules the state has in place are grandfathered in your favor. Your home and deck could be placed in the same footprint of the old home putting you closer to the lake with a wide open view and sugar sand walk in beach area that the older cottage had. You will still need the assistance of a septic designer but your list of needed permits and ability to get the permits is less stringent that building on a vacant lot.

The log home shown is in the location that once stood a seasonal cottage. This lovely home is on Lake Waukewan on a sloping lot perfect for a walk-out basement. Lake Waukewan NH Log home

If a lake home in NH is your dream! Call Lady or the Lake Realty  at 1-888-737-5550 or e-mail at info@nhlakesrealty.com or visit www.nhlakesrealty.com

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Checklist for Home Inspections in New Hampshire

Checklist for Home Inspections

The following is a general guideline based on NACHI, ASHI certified companies. NH inspectors require a state license. 

Your realtor should have a list of inspectors for you to contact or search online for local inspectors. Ask your realtor for inspectors that will do or arrange the septic and general inspection in one call.  NH lake home sales and service - inspections

1. General Home Inspection: exterior and interior.

2. Septic Inspection: tank and leach field. 

3. Radon Air:

4. Water: Full test including Radon and Arsenic.

5. Pests: Specialist call on discovery. 

6. Mold: Specialist is called in upon discovery.  

New Hampshire home inspectors are required to be licensed by the state. 

Lady of the Lake Realty specializes in working with buyers and sellers of lake homes in NH.

Contact our lake experts at 1-888-737-5550  info@nhlakesrealty.com www.nhlakesrealty.com   #nhlakesrealty 

 

Making an offer to purchase a home in NH? The process!

Making an offer to purchase a home in NH? The process! 

You found the perfect home and would like to move forward with a purchase / offer and you have your financing plan in place.  What are the basic steps to follow?NH Lakefront home on Lake Wentworth

In NH the offer is constructed as a binding sales contract. So after your realtor puts together detailed paperwork you might have a lawyer review it for you. You may also consider writing a letter to go along with your offer. I have seen positive outcomes with a simple note to the seller. 

A verbal or handshake are not valid contracts, it must be written and signed by both parties. Don’t wait if you find the perfect home. Another buyer could come along with the end result in your not getting your dream home.  

  1. As your agents puts together the offer confirm that all the items you discussed the day of the showing are included in the sales offer. It could be as minor as window treatments to the boat dock. A must would be a legal description of the home and your financial terms, closing date, inspection and document review timeline. 
  2. Your offer is written, reviewed and you have signed it. Gone are the days of snail mail. All of the agreements can be electronically signed. E-Sign works with your e-mail. 
  3. The offer is presented to the seller where it may be accepted, declined or countered. 
  4. If accepted you move on to inspections, document review, financing along with deed review. 
  5. If the seller counters you can accept or go back and submit a new offer. 

Give us a call if looking to buy a lake home or sell your lake property.  

If a New Hampshire lake home is a dream you have give us a call 888-737-5550. Lady of the Lake Realty. 

 

Looking for the perfect Lakefront Getaway? 

Looking for the perfect Lakefront Getaway?  Swim - Boat - Water Ski - Sail

Located on Suncook Lake this 2 bedroom year round home has perfect sunsets and long open water views. Looking at conservation land with just plan woods and no houses to stare at.

Upper and Lower Suncook Lake total just over 600 acres.

Suncook Lake Real Estate - Home for sale on Suncook Lake Barnstead NH

Listed April 9, 2018   MLS - 4685751    $369,900 

 

The Lakes Region Real Estate Market is on Fire!

If you are interested in selling your lake home give us a call!  To see a lake home you're interested in purchasing come up and view it right away! 

 

 

 

Lake or Ski Real Estate LLC.  3  Winona Road, Meredith NH 566-6608 - sack.carl@gmail.com

Take a quick look at one of our new time-saving website features -  Lake Water Quality with Direct links to the Lakes 

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The problem with spring in New England is the agony of anticipation! 

The problem with spring in New England is the agony of anticipation! 

In the fall we experience beautiful fall foliage and crisp cooler temperatures. Golf clubs and boats are put away with the anticipation of cold weatherLake Winnipesaukee lake view - winnipesaukee homes for sale . Our mindset is accepting shorter days and cold weather knowing days on the ski slopes are right around the corner. 

Spring is the season flowers come into bloom and we are in a full court press for summer. Spring activities include your first day on the golf course, taking your boat out for the first time or getting your garden ready for planting. 

Reality is spring is day after day of disappointments.  I am waiting for some 60 degree days only to have the average temperature lingering around 29 in the morning and low 40’s in the afternoon. The depression sinks in when we are in the first week of April, forget April showers bring May flowers we are still experiencing snow storms. 

It is not that mother nature is throwing us curve balls every spring day, it is our mental state of mind. We anticipate sitting in the sun watching a baseball game with temperatures in the 60’s not snow flurries and temperatures in the 40’s. 

Well, they are predicting 2 inches of snow April 6th, 2018. The longer days are great but I still wearing a winter jacket. Mother Nature is not following the weather game plan we all have set in place.  Ice out on Lake Winnipesaukee I predict, April 18th this year.

What is your prediction for ice out on Winnipesaukee? 

If a New Hampshire lake home is a dream you have to give us a call. Lady of the Lake Realty. www.nhlakesrealty.com  -  info@nhlakesrealty.co  - 603-566-6608 - 603-566-2386 

 

 

 

What Winnipesaukee has to offer? 

One of the major attractions is the vast boating opportunities on the lake. You could live on the lake and leave your car in the garage for the entire summer. Groceries, restaurants, movies, hardware stores, and even clothing can be purchased a short walk from many of the ports around the lake.  Major ports: Alton, Center Harbor, Laconia, Meredith, Wolfeboro.  Lake Winnipesaukee Real Estate for Sale - Winnipesaukee home for sale

As you drive around the lake the below list gives you some of the amenities and attractions that the NH Lakes Region has to offer.

Boating is #1, with plenty of places to launch your boat for a day trip or store your boat for an extended stay. Many choose to purchase a slip while many home rentals offer docking for your stay if you're not ready to purchase a lakefront home.

Hiking can be enjoyed by the entire family and trails are too numerous to mention. 

Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion is an outdoor amphitheater located in Gilford. A popular spot to see your rock or country musicians. 

Gunstock Ski Ski Resort, four seasons of fun. Skiing - XC Trails -  Sliding -Mountain Coaster - Zip Line and more. 

Weirs Beach is located in Laconia, beach, boardwalk, attractions, food, entertainment.

Laconia Bike Week, thousands of motorcycles from all over the country are here Fathers Day week. They enjoy a week of riding and activities with Weirs Beach being the hub for all events. 

Nascar Racing plus other races and a country concert venue at NH International Speedway in Loudon. 

Funspot, noted to be one of the largest arcades in the country. 

Golf courses are dotted around the lake with great snowmobiling in the winter.

Fishing is popular around the lake with two popular summer/winter fishing derbies that thousands enter with thousands of dollars of prizes. If you have never been salmon fishing contact one of the local guides. 

Museums - Crafts Fairs - Antique In Water Boat Shows - Fall Foliage - Theater - Farm Stands - Scenic Railroad - Mount Washington Boat Cruises - Squam Lake Nature Center - Maple Sugaring - Road Races - Triathlons - Pond Hockey - Ice Car Racing

What are your favorite activities in the lakes region? Drop me a note for details on any one of the above events! 

If you fall in love with the region and want to find a lake home on any of the 250 lakes in the area? Connect with one of our lake experts at Lady of the Lake Realty. 

603-566- 2386 - info@nhlakesrealty.com - www.nhlakesrealty.com - 603-566-6608