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Flowchart: Should you buy a lake home or a cabin?

Buy a lake home or cabin

Which lakeshore property is right for you?

Will you have regular weekend visitors - and are they accustomed to living in the lap of luxury? Or, do you just want a cozy abode featuring the world's best reading hammock?

Take a tour down our flowchart to determine what kind of second home you'd like, then search for waterfront properties here.

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Status Definitions

For sale: Properties which are available for showings and purchase

Active contingent: Properties which are available for showing but are under contract with another buyer

Pending: Properties which are under contract with a buyer and are no longer available for showings

Sold: Properties on which the sale has closed.

Coming soon: Properties which will be on the market soon and are not available for showings.

Contingent and Pending statuses may not be available for all listings