Are you thinking about purchasing a lakefront property? Perhaps you have a few questions about what you should ask your real estate agent when you begin to look for lakefront homes? I have a list of items that you will want to know before purchasing.

lake house - 3 girls jumping into lake

Have you ever dreamed of living on a lake? Does the idea of lake house living appeal to you? For my husband and I, the answer was an emphatic YES. We made the dream happen and bought our waterfront property as our primary residence in 2015.

We did a lot of planning in advance when we set out to find a house on the shores of a large lake. We learned a lot along the way. We had never lived on a lake before and that led to some lessons learned.

After looking at many lakes, we bought our lake home on the shores of Lake Murray in South Carolina. It is a large lake with approx. 600 miles of shoreline. It has both developed and rural residential areas.