Smith Mountain Lake has quickly become one of the East's most popular destinations for vacationers, second-homeowners, retirees, and telecommuters. The lake is a natural draw for water and mountain lovers of all sorts. Yet this rush to buy lots and homes here has meant problems for some. Smith Mountain Lake, like all waterfront destinations, has a number of issues that, if ignored, can have serious repercussions for property values and quality of life. Fortunately, each of these issues can be navigated successfully with good counsel and careful investigation. That is the purpose of this book. If you own or are considering buying property at Smith Mountain Lake, this book is a must!