Buying and Selling Waterfront Property in Michigan

The Michigan Lake & Stream Associations, Inc. (the “ML&SA”) is pleased to announce its new book entitled Buying and Selling Waterfront Property in Michigan by Grand Rapids Attorney Clifford H. Bloom.  This is the second book from ML&SA, the first being the 2009 book called Michigan Lake Associations—The Nuts and Bolts (also authored by Cliff Bloom).

This new book is a “must” for anyone who is interested in waterfront property in Michigan.  The list of people who should purchase the book includes not only riparians (and would be riparians) but also realtors and real estate agents, attorneys, government officials, surveyors and teachers.  This book is a “how to” publication that deals with numerous real estate and waterfront issues, including:

  • Riparian issues
  • Due diligence
  • The purchase/sales agreement
  • Contingencies
  • Inspections and inspectors
  • Financing
  • Surveys
  • The closing
  • Title insurance
  • Deeds and land contracts
  • Buildability
  • Real estate forms
  • Zoning and local ordinances
  • Property taxes
  • Realtors, real estate agents and lawyers
  • Lake access devices
  • Easements
  • Warranties
  • Liability and flood insurance
  • Useful definitions
  • Lake associations
  • Additional resources

Everyone at ML&SA is truly excited about Buying and Selling Waterfront Property in Michigan.  The book will also make a good birthday, graduation, holiday or other event gift to anyone who is interested in waterfront issues in Michigan.

The purchase price is $20.00 plus postage.  However, group rates are available. If you are interested in obtaining pricing for group or bulk purchase discounts, please send either an email to or call (989) 831-5100.

To purchase this book now from the ML&SA,  click here…

The book can also be purchased at the following Michigan bookstores:

Nicola’s Books,  Westgate Shopping Center at Jackson and Maple in Ann Arbor. 734.662.0600. Store Hours Monday – Friday 9:00 am – 9:00 pm

Schuler’s Books and Music:    2660 28th Street SE, Grand Rapids 49512

Schuler’s Books and Music:  86 Monroe Center Street NW, Grand Rapids 49503 (downtown location)

Schuler’s Books and Music: 3165 Alpine Avenue NW, Walker MI 49544


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