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The golf scene at Smith Mountain Lake has always been a community highlight and now young golfers have a special place of their own to work on their game. The Laker Magazine’s spring edition includes the heart warming story behind the Smith Memorial Golf Training Complex newly opened at the lake’...
05/14/2014
When the market is good at a place like Smith Mountain Lake, the competition can be fierce - and not just for home sellers. A lake community that is considered a retreat destination is more competitive for buyers than you may think. Here, second homes, investment properties and retirement propert...
05/14/2014
Searching for a new home can be so exciting that sometimes buyers lose focus of the practical parts of home ownership. Daily life requires more than great curb appeal and beautiful interiors, each family has certain needs that have to be prioritized in order to ensure a perfect property selection...
04/23/2014
When the weather improves, so does home buying. Spring is consistently the busiest time of year for real estate, marked by increases in property listings, open houses and buying interest. Forbes Magazine offers a few tips for buying a home in the spring, ones we thought were appropriate for any o...
04/18/2014
In spring time many aspects of the economy get a lift from tourism to home and garden, fashion to the entertainment industry. When the weather improves, so do moods - and spending. Spring is consistently the busiest time of year for real estate, marked by increases in property listings, open hous...
04/16/2014
While the weather is still too chilly to spend much time outdoors, this is a great time to focus your energy on sprucing up your Smith Mountain Lake home so that it’s ready for all the activity, hosting and entertaining you’ll do this summer. And we mean more than just giving it a good clean - fi...
03/26/2014
Smith Mountain Lake is the type of community where everything you could possibly need to maintain a high quality of life is not only close by, but it’s offered by local residents who understand what a privilege it is to live at such a place. When your home needs work, something needs updating, in...
03/11/2014
Spring is just around the corner for Smith Mountain Lake which means it’s time to start warming up the golf swing. Soon, area golfers will take to our beautiful courses for months of their favorite sport in one of the most beautiful lake settings you could imagine. Those who live at one of our fo...
02/27/2014
Among the perks of living or vacationing at Smith Mountain Lake is one that fishing enthusiasts can get very excited about. SML is one of the best striper bass fisheries on the east coast. Its striper bass habitat is so good, in fact, that ESPN Bassmasters has made it a regular lake in their comp...
02/21/2014
California, Italy and France are all places you would expect to make a list of wine regions worth exploring. But we are especially thrilled that a recent article in Forbes Magazine puts the state of Virginia as one of their Six Exciting Wine Regions To Explore In 2014. Of course, Virginia residen...
02/12/2014
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