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Looking for that perfect NH Waterfront Property? Call The Dream Team! We'll make your Dreams come true.

Lady of the Lake Realty works to discover the right lakefront home for your family.

Finding a lakefront home in New Hampshire’s lakes region is easy. The difficult part is a distinctive waterfront home that meets your families lifestyle. 

The perfect lake home for some may not be the ideal home for your family. In general, most would like a level lot, mountain views, sandy swimming, deep water docking, 3-4 bedrooms with 2 bathrooms on 1 acre with a good size lake to explore. 

This is where the dream agents come into play. Lady of the Lake Realty has been in business since 1999. We specialize in helping buyers build family memories by finding them impeccable lake homes. 

We work the Sunapee area, Lakes Region and Mount Washington Valley. There are over 250 lakes in the area. Some allow all motor boating, a few limit jet ski use while others have motor boating restrictions or no motor boating at all. In addition to the lakes, we can help you finding a four season home that can you on the ski slopes or on the snowmobile trails in the winter. 

When you call Lady of the Lake you are talking to the knowledgeable owners who have the answers to your questions.  Call, E-Mail, or text us with the criteria that fits your families lifestyle and the dream agents Carl and Paula will get to work for you. 

Call Lady or the Lake Realty at 1-888-737-5550 or e-mail at info@nhlakesrealty.com or text 603-566-6608 

New Hampshire is a great location to retire or raise a family. 

No Sales Tax - No State Income Tax - No Inheritance Tax 

NH Lakefront inventory update fall of 2018

Yes there are plenty of NH Lakefront homes to view to purchase this fall!  2018 

2018 was a seller's market and the lake inventory sold as quickly as it was listed. Paula and I can send you select new listings the day they come on the market to keep you apprised of new listings. You can also visit our website to view new listings as they come on the market. 

The state currently has 281 owned lakefront homes available. There are 205 homes available in the greater lakes region right now including island homes.  They are priced $144,000 to 11 homes priced over $5 million. 

Popular Lakes by size  ( Ossipee 3000- Winnipesaukee 42,000- Squam 6700 - Newfound 4100– Sunapee 4000 – Winnisquam 4000 – Wentworth 3000  ) homes start in the $670,000 range to well over $10 million for a luxury estate.    ( Merrymeeting – Bow – Silver - Waukewan all 1000 acres – Great East Lake 1700 acres ) These lakes pricing starts are in the $500,000 range for a year-round home. 

 

 We have found buyers quality homes on Squam, Winnipesaukee, Winnisquam, Sunapee, Ossipee, Merrymeeting, Franklin Pierce, Great East, Silver Lake. Pine River Pond, Pleasant, Waukewan, Suncook, Halfmoon plus many other lakes.  Call us! We can find a dream lake home for you! 

Visit our websites for a complete breakdown of lakes and homes available plus water quality. Call for a sales breakdown on your favorite lake at 1-888-737-5550 or e-mail  

New NH Listings as they come on the market - a time-saving page on our website 

Lady of the Lake Realty 

For additional information on lake homes  1-888-737-5550 or e-mail at info@nhlakesrealty.comor visit our website www.nhlakesrealty.com or  Contact Carl Sack or  Paula Hinckley #nhlakesrealty   

Lady of the Lake Realty is a registered tradename of Lake or Ski Real Estate LLC Paula Hinckley, broker

 

 

Make your Lake Home Dream Come True

 

Seven helpful points when you start your search.

1. Location, Location, Location,
New Hampshire Lakes Region is arguably the most beautiful area in New England where the lakes meet the mountains.  

2. Boating, Fishing, Skiing, Golf, Attractions, Quiet
. There is a NH lake that offers you all the amenities your family is looking for. Fun is at your fingertips, from fine restaurants, concert venues to abundant hiking and biking trails. 

3. Choosing your Lake?
With hundreds of lakes to choose from and miles of shoreline, you might have a hard time choosing the perfect lake. Consider whether you want a go fast big-water lake, or you’d prefer a quiet non-motoring lake for kayaking. 

4. Match Your Lifestyle to the home and lake.
Custom luxury estate or a cozy cottage? Sandy beach, private location, sunsets or sunrise?  Lady of the Lake Realty can match your lifestyle to a lake and a home that meets your criteria.  We can guide you to a lake that your family will enjoy for years to come. 

5. Think Long-Term
Your lake property may be enjoyed by multiple generations of your extended family and will create memories of a lifetime.  If you are planning on retiring to New Hampshire we have no sales tax, no inheritance tax, no income tax plus no capital gains tax.  

6. It’s All About the Water
When looking for the perfect lake house remember buy on a quality lake, you can always change the home. Ideally, the home would be on a level lot, with a sandy swimming and all day sun. 

There are 250 lakes and ponds in the lakes region. Call the lake specialists at Lady of the Lake Realty and we can direct you to a property that matches your dream.  

7. What is the best time to purchase?
Get your financing lined up, determine an area you would like to live and start looking for your dream home. When you find that home get in your car to view it. 

Lady or the Lake Realty at 1-888-737-5550 or e-mail info@nhlakesrealty.com Lake Winnipesaukee property for sale in Gilford

View Homes at www.nhlakesrealty.com  #nhlakesrealty

 

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! 

    Stay up to date with Newly Listing Lakefront homes - one click 

         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 

                         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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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

No Sales Tax - No State Income Tax - No Inheritance Tax

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 

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

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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