When Mansfield, MA resident Scott Freerksen walked away from the corporate world a decade ago, he chose to pursue a career that involved his passion, opening a real estate agency specializing in lakefront property. That passion recently morphed into another venture, publishing, with Freerksen recently issuing The Lake Book: Guide to Lakefront Living.
“As a real estate agency, we provide guidance to people in buying and selling lake front real estate. The book is an extension of that,” said Freerksen, who resides and runs his real estate practice on Bungay Lake in Mansfield, three doors down from his boyhood home. “With a still sluggish real estate market, the dream of owning a lakeside home has become more affordable in recent years. The more knowledge buyers and sellers possess, the better the experience can be.”
The Lake Book covers a broad range of areas related to the purchase of lakefront property. Those include:
- Defining Your Lakefront Dreams
- Lakes and Ponds
- Understanding Septic Systems
- Think Green – Strategies & Concepts
- Lake Home Specifics
- Contract Essentials
- Lakefront Boating Choices.
The book is illustrated with photographs and drawings to illuminate key factors, like the difference between a lake and a pond, watershed areas, weed management water levels and more. The book also features a helpful appendix with the top 10 questions to ask when viewing lakefront property.
“The most important thing to remember is the ‘show me’ rule,” said Freerksen. “Any time the homeowner or agent tells you a fact, make them prove it by showing it to you. Most homeowners or selling agents are happy to answer your questions. If they are not, this is a major red flag and you many want to consider how much you want the property.”
Lakefront Living Realty specializes solely on the purchase and sale of pond and lakefront property in all six New England states. In addition to their lakefront expertise, the company offers a current and complete database of lakefront properties on their website that features only direct lakefront homes. All the “riverfront”, “oceanfront”, “across the street”, “within walking distance” homes are taken out of the site.
For more information on Lakefront Living Realty’s services, you can visit their website at www.lakefrontliving.com. Additionally, Scott Freerksen regularly holds seminars on the keys to buying and selling lakefront property. Please visit the company website or call 508-377-7167 for the date and time of the next seminar.
About Lakefront Living Realty, LLC
Based in Mansfield, Massachusetts, Lakefront Living Realty, LLC is a full service real estate brokerage specializing solely on the purchase and sale of pond and lakefront property in the six New England states. Owner Scott “The Lake Guy” Freerksen, a Real Estate Broker and Realtor, founded Lakefrontliving.com in 2003 as way to support his real estate practice and to bring to potential buyers and sellers a website that features direct lakefront homes. All the “riverfront”, “oceanfront”, “across the street”, “within walking distance” homes are taken out of the site.
Lakefront Living Realty has one mission: To passionately unite Buyers and Sellers of lakefront property. For complete information, please visit www.lakefrontliving.com or call Scott at 508-377-7167.
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