Lake development property : a consumer's buying guide
Twentieth century technology and affluence have made it possible for man to create artificial lakes, increase his water-oriented activities, and enjoy more leisure time. Land developers have capitalized on the trend. They are encouraging thousands of people annually to buy thei; piece of American countryside by appealing to their desires for water-oriented, recreational, or natural living. A lake development can provide an excellent means for enjoying rural living. It offers clean air, the leisure life, outdoor recreation near at hand, pleasing country sights and sounds-the good life. For many long-time urban dwellers the lake can offer the benefits of rural living while still providing some conveniences found in urban areas. When buying any property, compromises have to be made. As you use this Buyer's Guide, you might not find the ideal development that can provide the basis for a favorable response to every statement and question. Your objective should be to make your final selection based on what comes nearer to your idea of perfection and financial resources. There are pitfalls which must be avoided. With these ideas in mind, this buyer's guide is designed to assist you in increasing your understanding of purchasing and owning that rural nook of peace and contentment. This publication will give you a general idea of the extent to which lake developments are being built in the United States. It also offers a rational decision-making process by which a fulfilling purchase can be made.-- Page 5
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