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May 2019 Market Stats

Jun
6
2019
Residential sales statistics for the City of Kawartha Lakes May 2019

Get The Price Right

May
1
2019
While we appreciate the needs of sellers, especially when it comes to price, we always caution that buyers are only willing to pay market value for a home - a price based on the overall real estate market, supply and demand, and what similar properties in similar conditions have sold for recently.
Posted by: Dean Michel

The Numbers Are In

Apr
23
2019
Spring market report - big 3 Kawartha Lakes

WHAT DOES YOUR REALTOR KNOW?

Mar
29
2018
Lake levels, bait shops and contractors. Three separate subject matters but all tied together when considering a cottage purchase and the advantages of using a local realtor.

LET YOUR COTTAGE MAKE YOU MONEY

Mar
19
2018
Looking to rent your cottage this summer as a way to offset carrying costs? You may be surprised to know what renters are looking for in a cottage rental property.

THE ADVANTAGES OF LISTING IN THE WINTER

Dec
5
2017
Winter is here and your focus has turned to kids’ sports, holiday plans and perhaps that vacation south you’ve been dreaming about. Selling your cottage may not be top of mind - conventional wisdom says it is best to plant the for sale sign when the flowers are blooming and the weather has warmed up. Not necessarily so. The cottage real estate market has become an active 12-month cycle with compelling reasons why listing in the winter, rather than waiting for spring, can actually work to your advanta

THE BENEFITS OF BUYING IN THE OFF-SEASON

Dec
1
2017
While at one time buyers could find a “great deal” in the off-season, current trends in the market show no sign of a slowdown on cottage real estate over the winter months. As the demand for cottages has increased, what was once a relatively low cost alternative for a family getaway has now become a significant financial investment.

2017 WATERFRONT COTTAGE MARKET -- FALL REPORT

Nov
2
2017
Fall cottage market report
Tagged as: Market Report

TOP TIPS TO KEEP YOU WARM WITH WOOD THIS WINTER

Aug
24
2017
The nights and days will soon offer a noticeable chill to the air. For many, this means it’s time to turn to the trusty wood stove or fireplace to warm things up. As someone who has been burning firewood, both inside the cottage and outside at the fire pit since before I can remember, here are my top tips for inside wood burning.
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