Second Home Buying Guide

Where Do I Begin?
Why Invest?
Choosing a Location
Buying in a Down Market

Why Southwest Michigan

Family Activities
Good Investment
Ideal Location

Calendar of Events

Restaurants and Eateries

Attractions and Activities

Fishing Charters
Shooting Sports

Charming Areas to Explore

Benton Harbor
Harbor Country
New Buffalo
Notre Dame
St. Joe
South Haven
Three Oaks
Warren Dunes

Second Home Buying Guide

Congratulations! If you've made it this far, you've probably thought long and hard about what a second home could mean for you and your family and already see the various ways it could be the best investment you'll ever make - for lifestyle, financial, and even health reasons. You've earned it, so start enjoying it now!

This is the heart of our site, where you'll find information to help make a challenging process a lot simpler.  More

Why Southwest Michigan?

Perhaps MSNBC said it best: "Imagine a weeklong vacation spent lounging on a sandy beach in Florida, touring a Napa Valley winery, visiting an art gallery in New York, exploring a historic Cape Cod lighthouse and golfing surfside on Hilton Head Island. Sounds great -- except for the expense, the unfeasible travel logistics and the exhaustion. Now imagine a leisurely vacation on the west coast of Michigan, where similar destinations are close enough to each other to be enjoyed in a lot less time and for a lot less money."  More


All Within 2 Hours of Chicago
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1 Lake Terrace

Dramatic views of Lake Michigan from your own home site right on...More...

Northbridge Shores

940 feet of sandy beach right along the Lake Michigan shoreline awaits you...More...

Lake Chapin Shores

On the shores of 600 acre All Sports Lake Chapin, 90 minutes from the Loop...More...

Riverbend Landings

Your private dock on the wide, winding St. Joe River connects you to 600-acre Lake...More...

Camp Buffalo Cottages

Seclusion and convenience, just a short distance from downtown New Buffalo...More...

Le Lac Appelle... "The Lake Is Calling"

Cottage-Style Homes on large, private Lakefront Sites with sandy beaches...More...

The Preserve at Pipestone Lake
At less than 2 hours from Chicago, Pipestone is "Close to home, yet a world away."

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