Beach House Diaries: 7 Tips for Being Neighborly at a Vacation Home

farmers market
farmers market


In a small locale like mine, where the bulk of the upkeep work falls to a few year-round residents, there are many ways for beach house owners to be good neighbors. We can serve on committees, attend "town hall" meetings or participate in the modern-day equivalent of barn raisings or quilting bees. Even short-term visitors can feel like they are part of the community. These tips will help you get off on the right foot.