There is nothing, and I mean nothing, like owning a piece of lakefront property. I say this from experience as my family has a cabin on a lake and it is the most serene and glorious retreat you could imagine.

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If you’ve been considering buying a place on the lake, any lake, I highly recommend it. Life is short and all about making memories and trust me, the memories you make at your lake property will become legendary stories that generations to come will talk about.

In New York, summer is all about escaping real life for a few days and how incredible is it that our state was named the best place to buy a lake house in 2023 – you know what this means, right? Once the rest of the world realizes how fantastic New York lakeside property is, they’ll be rushing to scoop up real estate. But – you’re getting a heads up so you can jump before everyone else does.

Travel and Leisure Magazine, a nationally regarded magazine reports that the vacation rental and management company, Evolve, has selected a small New York town in the picturesque Adirondacks as home to the hottest, most desirable lakeside property in the entire United States.

Saranac Lake is a dream with its charming, walkable village, nature views, and yearlong events calendar. Saranac Lake is located Near Lake Placid and is home to only about 5,000 people.

According to Travel and Leisure Magazine, Saranac Lake was selected by Evolve because it has incredible profit potential. Additionally, property in Saranac Lake is reasonably priced with the median lake house selling for around $250,000 and we can't forget to mention that no matter where you turn in Saranac Lake, you'll be surrounded by breathtaking views.

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