Property & Finance

Passing Down the Family Cabin

Do you have a plan to protect your legacy so your children or grandchildren can successfully inherit and share your beloved retreat?

By David M. Ness
Published: August 9, 2012
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The idea of “estate planning” can seem overwhelming. And when you’re looking at a modest, quaint little family cottage, cabin or camp that doesn’t seem to qualify as a regal “estate,” the idea of estate planning can seem a little pretentious. But what we’re talking about here is simply planning ahead to ensure that the beloved family retreat stays in the family.

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