Step 1: Determining Your Needs
As with any home, the first and most critical part of the decision is determining what your needs and use of the lake will be. What are your priorities and what appeals to you about waterfront living.
A few questions that you might want to ask yourself are:
What types of activities are you looking forward to on the lake? All lakes have different privileges.
- Boating and Watersports – You will need an all sports lake. The ability to access the lake and ease of putting a dock in the water will be important. Also the river depth and how weeded it is may be things to consider.
- Fishing – You may even consider a no wake or no-motor lake. For a greater variety of fish the depth of water may be