Calls, emails and visits to the Maine real estate office with requests about "do you have anything to rent on the waterfront, a cottage or lake home?"
Some areas of Maine are set up for waterfront rentals in a big way.
I remember one winter ski trip to Saddleback Mountain and making one 800 phone call to get a neat place on Rangely Lake.
Lots to pick from, selection for Maine waterfront rentals.
The number called at the local Chamber of Commerce.
And just stop in to pick up your key in the mail box with a map.
But in Northern Maine, waterfront rental properties are a little more rare.
Folks use their Maine waterfront lake, pond, river cottages, don't rent them out.
And there are few properties around those Maine lakes, ponds, rivers too.
Like musical chairs when the empty ones are always in short supply for Maine waterfront rentals.
So consider when you buy, oh I don't know, say a Brackett Lake waterfront cottage, that you could rent it out for income to off set expenses. Until you retire full time to the Maine waterfront rental investment all to yourself. The same renters take this or that week every year. It becomes their special little place.
This Sandy Beach Grand Lake Maine waterfront cape on over sized lot with a major price reduction could fit the bill too as a candidate for pulling in strong, consistent rental income. With careful screening, selection of a pool of the same renters year after year.
Maine Waterfront Real Estate Videos... Take Your Pick Of Properties, Listings.
Another reason for a shortage of places to rent in my area for Maine waterfront rentals is because the price tags are so low. All the time.
You can easily afford a second Maine waterfront vacation home or cottage and don't need to rent it out.You keep it open for when you decide to high tail it to Maine for that three day weekend. Those annual vacations with family and friends.
If money is a tad tight, consider a Maine waterfront rental property to do lots of the heavy wallet lifting. Think long and hard about buying just land on the Maine lake, river, pond or stream too. Perfect settings for slow clearing. This is the part of the waterfront story where your fifth wheel camper comes in. You know, the one parked behind your garage unused now that suddenly gets a whole new lease on life. Place it on the lot by the waterfront in Maine.
Start being serenaded by lake loons, mesmerized by sunrises, sunsets where no two are a like. Outdoor camp fires and making memories that will never fade. Maine, it's time to come home don't you think?