Texas Lakefront Homes For Sale
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NTREIS data last updated June 4, 2023.
Information About Lakefront Homes For Sale In Texas
Do you love the water and lake life? If so, you are in luck! The DFW area boasts many lakes with many beautiful lake homes to be found. Lake Lewisville is in the heart of north Dallas hot spot with an easy drive from McKinney, Frisco, and Prosper. With over 29,0000 acres of water and miles of shoreline, you are likely to find a home for sale you and your family will love spending summers at.
If you love to bass fish, a home on Lake Ray Roberts may be just the ticket. Lake Ray Roberts is now on many top bass tournament tours and boasts some huge record catches. With thousands of fishable surface area and a slower pace you might see your fishing dreams come true with a beautiful lake home on Lake Ray Roberts.
If you crave the social lake living, then look no further than Lake Texoma. Lake Texoma has it all, great fishing, a huge body of fresh water for boating, skiing, or water craft usage. Homes line the shoreline of Texoma with price tags from the modest to insane. Lake Texoma is still surrounded by the sleepy towns of the north Texas / Oklahoma border. We can help you find that perfect summer home or lake living lifestyle you crave.
Is buying a lake house for sale in Texas a good investment?
You bet it is! Lake homes typically climb in value year over year in Texas. There is a limited supply of lake homes and Texas is hot! Many families rent lake homes in the heat of our Texas summers and fall in love with the quiet and peaceful pace of life. It usually doesn't take long before they begin a lake home search.
Where are the most affordable lake house in Texas?
The top three most affordable lake homes in Texas are all located in the Dallas / Fort Worth area. Listed in order of increasing expense are:
- Lake Texoma
- Lake Granbury
- Eagle Mountain Lake
What is the nicest lake to live on in Texas?
The term 'nicest' is very subjective. To fisherman, Lake Worth or Lake Ray Roberts is an amazing lake. To someone that enjoys boating or skiing it may be Lake Austin or Lake Marble Falls. It would be wise to spend a day at each of our Texas lakes and decide for yourself before purchasing a Lake Home in Texas.
Why lake houses are better than beach houses?
Lake front properties are much secluded and have a more peaceful demeanor that a beach home. There are far fewer visitors and typically no public beaches. You can enjoy water craft, fishing, skiing and swimming at the lake in a calmer and safer environment. You also don't encounter hurricanes.
Why do people like Texas lake homes?
Living at a lake house feels like you are on vacation every day. You will find yourself spending time sitting on the back porch staring at the water. Your stress level should go down with the slower pace, fresh air, walking, swimming and relaxing environment. Hearing the birds, feeling the breeze and the beautiful sunrises and sunsets have been claimed to be mentally healthy as well.
What to know before living on a lake?
Buying a second home or moving your primary residence to lake living comes with some potential problems. You should ask yourself the following questions before making the move.
- What is it you love about lake living?
- Are you comfortable with wild animals, snakes and tons of frogs?
- Have you reviewed the water quality or warnings about your selected lake?
- Do you know the tax rates, required flood insurance or other financial requirements?
- Is the extra drive time to the city acceptable?
- Are the local hospitals, grocery stores, and religious centers acceptable?
- How is the available internet connections?
Does living near a lake make it cooler?
Technically yes it can be much cooler at the lake. The reason involves some complex physics, but it comes down to the fact water changes temperature much slower than land. So it takes longer for the summer heat to heat up that huge body of water. You may also find the breeze off the lake is cooler.
Many of our clients ask where are "Lake Houses Near Me?"
The best answer we can provide is to ask yourself, 'what area of Texas do you love'? From there you can take a day trip to each lake and swim, picnic and just hang out on the beach. You will quickly feel pulled towards the lake of your dreams.
Texas Waterfront Properties and Lake Homes
Bookmark this page to stay on top of the latest Texas lakefront real estate for sale; this page is updated with listings several times per day (about every 15 minutes).
On each property detail page you will find the price, year built, the size of the (square feet), the size of the lot, number of bedrooms and bathrooms, and other important details. You can also review exterior features as well as the architectural style of the lake home. If any appliances or other personal property are included with the sale, those will also be noted.
Listings contain detailed property information such as the number of days the house has been on the market (DOM), the MLS number, and whether the listing status is active, under contract, or pending).
When available, neighborhood details will be included along with a map, local schools, and similar houses for sale nearby.