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Searching for Your Dream Getaway!

Searching for Your Dream Getaway!

Searching for Your Dream Getaway! Have you ever sat around the computer winter, spring, summer or fall and dreamt about owning a get-away from the hectic everyday life?  Believe it or not many people go through the process for years before finally choosing to take the plunge of property ownership. One thing they seem to

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Understanding Current Real Estate Trends

Should I sell? Where do I go if I do sell? Will my children ever be able to buy a home? Where is all the money coming from for all these “over list” multiple offers? Has the market gone nuts?  These are just some of the questions I’m hearing every day. The reasons for this

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Getting a Proper Home Inspection is Critical

I know, I know, we are hearing it all over cottage country “it’s a seller’s market”, but let’s not forget about common sense. Bidding wars have become the norm in recent months and if you are ready to stretch your budget, then at least go in with a safety net and be a wise buyer. The

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Modular Homes Are All the Rage

It doesn’t take a financial guru to see that housing prices in Ontario have sharply increased over the last five years. This isn’t just primary residences either. Cottages and investment properties in many areas have also seen a dramatic rise. Enter the idea of modular or manufactured homes. These are dwellings that were built indoors,

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60 Falls Bay Road Log Home

Beautiful Pigeon Lake – 60 Falls Bay Road

Stunning Confederation Log Home on the Beautiful Shores of Pigeon Lake, 3 minutes to Bobcaygeon. 150 ft of limestone edged shoreline & direct boating. Spacious, open concept bright main floor, gorgeous lake views. Main floor master w/double closets & private ensuite. Beautiful staircase to upper floor with open concept 3 bedrooms, 3-pc bath and rec

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The Cottage Country Dream

What does your summer vacation look like?  What would your dream vacation look like?  Would it be spent renting a cottage for a week or 2?  Would it be spent on a sandy Caribbean Beach?  With the Canadian dollar at quite a bit lower than the US Dollar it makes a Canadian-Ontario vacation more affordable

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Connecting Cottage Country Landscapes & Waterways

“Hey, you’re that canoeing guy, with the sign over on Highway 36” the man says as he recognizes me from my billboard north of Buckhorn. “What’s that all about?” Canoeing has been a passion of mine since I first dipped a paddle in the water as a child and I have been canoeing the waters

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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

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