10 Ways to Work from the Cottage

28 Dec 2020

How to work from the cottage

Cottage owners would love to work from the cabin. The pandemic has made this possible for those who can telecommute on a permanent basis, but many people don’t have that option.

Here is a list of other ways you can potentially retire early and still work and earn money from side gigs while living at the lake house. Read the full article

Saving Cash on Cottage Trips

16 May 2014

Driving to the Cottage
How can you save money on gas and expenses when driving to the cottage?
Cottage trips can be expensive, so we need to make the commute to the lake as efficient as possible. Read the full article

Selling the Cottage

23 Mar 2011

Is it time to sell the family cottage?
Selling your cabin can be an emotional event. Following these important steps will help make the process to sell the cottage a successful one. Read the full article

Renting Out the Cottage

23 Mar 2011

Handing over the cottage to renters can help out with cabin expenses, but it takes some serious planning.

Before you decide to list the lake property for rent, decide why you want to rent out the cabin, who you want to rent to, how much money you need and when you want to make your summer retreat available. Read the full article

Insurance Coverage

23 Mar 2011

cottage insurance
How much insurance coverage do you need for the cottage? Read the full article

Succession Planning

22 Mar 2011

cottage succession plan

How do you set up a cottage succession plan?
Succession planning for the cottage is a difficult but important task. While other areas of the estate may be easy to deal with, the cabin requires special attention because there is so much emotional attachment. To ensure the family cottage continues to be a place of happiness it is essential that the proper succession steps are taken. Read the full article

Cottage Buying Guide

19 Mar 2011

Cottage on an Island
Buying the perfect summer cottage, cabin or lakeside chalet requires research and patience.
Here are some great tips on how to find and purchase the ideal cottage for your family. Read the full article