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If you or someone you know is planning a wedding, you would be wise to check out the offerings here at Smith Mountain Lake. Its incomparable water and mountains setting, mild temperatures and variety of host locations are making SML more popular with brides and grooms each year.  Smith Mountain L...
02/05/2014
It’s always nice to have a helping hand when you’re moving, even if the move is from one part of the Smith Mountain Lake community to another. When a home buyer uses Deb Beran Properties, we offer our team’s most helpful members - Max and Maxine - our 15-foot bed hauling trucks.  Max and Maxine f...
01/21/2014
The variety of accommodations at Smith Mountain Lake are one of the reasons visitors are drawn here again and again. No matter what type of trip you’re planning and what requirements it demands, there is a suitable type of lodging ready and waiting. Families often enjoy sharing a rental home comp...
01/16/2014
Smith Mountain Lake’s residential scene contains neighborhoods with and without homeowners associations. The neighborhoods that do have HOAs vary quite a bit in standards, restrictions and benefits. The basics of an HOA, however, are prevalent in these communities and considering the pros and con...
01/07/2014
As 2013 comes to a close and we look forward to another remarkable year in 2014, we want to pause and let you - our guests, neighbors and supporters - know how much we appreciate you. 2013 was an exciting year for our company marked by many personal high points and encouraging progress in the rea...
12/30/2013
Sunken City Brewing Company put the Smith Mountain Lake to the test last spring when it opened in Westlake as a craft beer manufacturer reaching neighboring cities of Roanoke, Lynchburg and Danville, Richmond and Virginia Beach. The big question then was if a cultural trend could not just survive...
12/19/2013
Smith Mountain Lake is the perfect place for an affordable and convenient vacation, particularly for anyone living on the east coast. The charms that draw residents to its shorelines are the same reasons tourists come here in droves in spring, summer and fall, and occasionally winter. Our guests ...
12/12/2013
One of Smith Mountain Lake’s neighboring cities was recently ranked number six out of the top ten places to retire on livability.com The site describes Roanoke, Virginia as a place with affordable homes, a moderate climate, cultural venues and a small-town vibe. Only a thirty minute drive from Ro...
12/09/2013
Good news on the real estate market front is always encouraging. realtors.com released its October 2013 National Housing Trend Report which shows a positive increase in sales for this fall season. The report is encouraging as home sales are commonly known to slow during the fall and winter. Inste...
11/25/2013
It is hard to believe a place as warm and welcoming as Smith Mountain Lake is only fifty years old. Though it is young compared to a lot of lake resort destinations, SML has a more established feel than most, secure in its identity and unwilling to simply be a vacation spot. Roanoke area televisi...
11/14/2013
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