Buying A Lake Home

Buying A Lakefront Home can lead to some uncertainty!

You have a magical checklist.  Sunsets, Sandy Beach, Three Bedrooms, Two bathrooms, Level Lot, Large Lake, Newer Construction, Private Lot, Move in Condition and the list goes on. Plus you want the home located close to skiing and attractions. 

Unless you know exactly the lake you want to be on get in the car and drive around.  Seeing five homes in the Wakefield or Washington NH area and then deciding you don't want a remote location is a waste of time.  ( Buy the lake and setting not the home )

Get in your car and spend a day driving around looking at lakes and amenities in the area. 

Send your list of prospective homes to your agent and ask their opinion. Photography can make a shack look like your dream home. That beautiful looking home may have a busy street between the home and waterfront. Ask for Help.

Ask your agent to send a list of homes they would recommend from your checklist. Your agent will send you homes that most closely match the criteria you are looking for. 

Talk with your banker and establish a price range you are comfortable with and get a pre-qualification letter so when you find that dream home you can move quickly. 

Remember you can always change the home and your dream lake home could be on a lake that you have never heard of.

Other influencing important factors to set prior to beginning your search, commute time, property taxes vary town to town, flood zone, size of the lake, water quality and fishing.


Winnipesaukee Home, no beach but great views!

Winnipesaukee Home, no beach but great views!


For additional information on buying or selling lake homes call 1-888-737-5550 or e-mail at  or visit our websites to view lake homes in New Hampshire at or Look for our new website coming out in December.

Contact Carl Sack or Paula Hinckley   #nhlakesrealty

Lake Home buying Advice - Choose the right Lake and Agent !

First step is your wish list and then we start sending you lake homes that match what you are looking for. The next step is getting you into the homes so you can view them. 


merrymeeting lake home for sale

2 Acres - 4 Bedrooms - 2 baths - level lot - $435,000 on Merrymeeting


Action Speaks Louder than words!!!!

We found over 25 lakefront homes and condo's for buyers in 2015 priced from $190,000 to $1,925,000.  A home is out there for you and we can find it.

Our Goal is to find that dream lake home.  Here are a few of the lakes that our customers will be building memories that will last a lifetime. 

Winnipesaukee - Newfound - Merrymeeting - Sunrise - Loon Pond - Wentworth - Silver Lake - Sunapee - Squam - Highland - Sawyer - Pawtuckaway - Pleasant

In addition to lake homes we were successful in finding lake access homes for buyers, some with docks. 


winnipesaukee compound with a boat house

$3.9 Million with 6 acres on Winnipesaukee


For additional information on lake homes call 1-888-737-5550 or e-mail at  or visit our websites to view lake homes in New Hampshire at or

Contact Carl Sack or Paula Hinckley   #nhlakesrealty