Lake Real Estate Agent

Lake Real Estate Agent

Owasco Lake Real Estate Agent

Mike Hardesty

Lake Homes Realty

(315) 501-0203

As a licensed real estate agent in New York State since 2016, Mike brings with him 14 years of property management, along with over 25 years in management for the world's largest retailer. This work ethic and skill set have led to a successful career transition into full-time commercial and residential real estate sales, acquisitions, apartment rentals, and leasing.


"My goal has always been to meet and exceed client needs. Whether I'm facilitating the purchase of a first or dream home or finding a commercial locale for a business start-up or expansion, I focus on your needs. Maybe you're transitioning to a smaller residence or retiring your commercial business; I'll work with you to develop a customized marketing plan to best showcase your property and negotiate the best possible price."


Mike's extensive knowledge, experience, and commitment have built and solidified ongoing business relationships with his real estate clients and facilitated neighborhood enhancement. Such was the case at 81 Wall Street, Auburn. The property had been vacant and in disrepair for some time. Working closely with the local community college administration, it is now home to Cayuga Child Care. This vibrant center has transformed and re-energized the surrounding area. "To have played a role in uplifting this area is what motivates me."


Professionally, he is a member of the Greater Association of Syracuse Realtors (GSAR), the National Association of Realtors (NAR), the Cayuga County Business Professionals, and a monthly civic forum, "Wednesday Morning Roundtable." He attended OCC, Oswego State University, with continuing study in Business Administration.


Born and raised in Central New York, Mike is the proud father of two beautiful daughters and actively involved in his church. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family. He enjoys outdoor activities, especially fishing and camping.


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About Owasco Lake

Bridge on the Water

Owasco Lake, whose name means "bridge on the water," is located in Cayuga County in Owasco in the town of Melrose Park, New York. After a day by the lake residents can grab a bite at a local restaurant such as Prison City Pub & Brewery or Drifters on Owasco.


Syracuse is under an hour away, with plenty of big-city attractions and amenities.


Plenty of Room

Spanning an impressive 6,665 acres and a max depth of 177 feet, Owasco Lake has plenty of room for new residents to settle down. Owasco Lake is the sixth largest Finger Lake.


Fun on the Lake

Owasco Lake has plenty to keep its residents busy. Residents can swim or boat around the lake, and anglers will adore the bass and trout's local populations.


Owasco Lake is primarily known for its year-round recreation opportunities. Some of the popular activities on the lake include boating, ice fishing, downhill skiing, and swimming.


Excitement Off the Water

Residents looking for fun off the water can visit the nearby town of Melrose Park.


One popular attraction is the Case Research Lab Museum, where visitors can learn how movies with sound were invented. Another popular attraction is the Dickens Christmas Festival. Around Christmas, visitors can enjoy meeting character actors dressed up as Dickens characters and even seeing scenes from his classic stories.


Clean and Relaxing

Owasco Lake is the perfect place for lake living. Since the lake has fewer tourists than the other finger lakes, residents get to enjoy clear, clean, quiet waters, making it the best place to relax enjoy the lake life.