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When Should You Start Looking for Your Vacation Cottage Rental?

When Should You Start Looking for Your Vacation Cottage Rental?

After the new year is when most people plan vacations for the year ahead. About 60% of WRD Cottage Rental Agency’s business is repeat business which means if you want a particular cottage, you should call them immediately to put your name on the cottage you want for the coming summer high season. The agency


Real Estate: Cottage Country Versus City Living

While selling real estate in Cottage Country has many differences in comparison to those selling in the larger cities, we are all licensed in the province of Ontario hence are all governed by and must comply with the same regulatory bodies. Although we are blessed with the beauty that surrounds us up in the Kawartha


Renter’s Check List!

Booking season is about to begin! We suggest the following steps to make choosing a cottage a less stressful activity. √ Develop a budget. If you have chosen WRD Cottage Rental, we have approximately 180 cottage to chose from, varying in price from $850 to $4385 per week. √ Figure out how many family members


Dreams of Moving from the City to the Country

Are you one of the many ‘cottagers’ who spends their weekends and holidays trying to figure out a way to be able to live here all year round? Let me assure you that you’re not alone! It’s one of the hazards of spending time in paradise. As a former downtown Toronto resident and corporate world

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Searching For Your Dream Getaway…

Are you spending hours sitting in front of your computer dreaming of owning a “getaway” only to find the seasons are quickly passing by? Believe it or not many people go through the process for years before finally choosing to take the plunge into property ownership. One thing we can easily forget to do while

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Inspired Living at Summit Terrace

If you are looking for the kind of lifestyle that feels like a never-ending holiday and provides worry-free living, then Summit Terrace could be the answer to your retirement dreams. These luxury seniors apartments located in Peterborough’s beautiful west end will provide you with the ultimate active senior lifestyle and the freedom to enjoy your

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Your New Life Starts Here

Did you know that on the Trent Severn Waterway you could travel from Lake Ontario through Trenton to Port Severn on Georgian Bay all the way to Lake Huron?  This uniquely cherished waterway gives you views of Ontario that many will never have the opportunity to see. Whether you own your own boat or choose

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Where Do You Go to Replenish Your Spirit?

As we hunker down to keep warm now that winter has firmly entrenched us in our homes, it’s time to consider the New Year ahead and ask ourselves an important question: What renews your soul? When work, kids, family commitments and the general stresses of life get you down, what or where is your “go