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Downsize to the Kawartha Lakes: Embrace the Benefits of a Rural Lifestyle

Jan
27
2023
We're discussing the benefits of downsizing to the Kawartha Lakes. Either by moving to a smaller home in the city to make a cottage experience a reality, or giving up city life altogether to experience the Kawartha Lakes on a full-time basis.

Buying a Cottage in Winter - Good or Bad? Kawartha Lakes Realtors Explain

Jan
20
2023
Are you wondering if it's a good idea to buy a cottage in winter? In this video, Kawartha Lakes Realtors will discuss the pros and cons of buying a cottage in winter.

Stay Off The Ice! How to Measure Safe Ice Thickness

Jan
13
2023
If you are up at the cottage and you plan on venturing out onto a frozen lake to have some fun snowmobiling ice fishing skating cross-country skiing or many other winter activities there are a few things you're going to need to know.

A Kawartha Lakes Christmas Carol: Ontario Real Estate Market Predictions for 2023

Dec
9
2022
We don't want to be Scrooge-like, but here's our take on the real estate market, as it would apply to the Charles Dickens classic - A Christmas Carol.

Real Estate in Canada: 7 Tips to Sell Your House in the Winter

Dec
5
2022
Selling your home in the winter has some advantages you may not have considered. Here are 7 tips to help stay ahead of the rest and sell your house this winter!

The Kirkfield Lift Lock: A Modern Marvel in Our Backyard

Nov
28
2022
The Kirkfield Lift Lock is the highest point of the historic Trent Severn Waterway and connects Balsam Lake to Lake Simcoe and eventually Georgian Bay. The TSW is 386km long and involves more that 40 locks--but most are not like this one.

3 Important Questions You Are Probably NOT Asking Yourself (When Buying Property in Cottage Country)

Nov
19
2022
Country living is not like city living. Beyond the obvious, city mouse, country mouse of course. And country living has come a long way - you can find fine dining in most towns, internet is becoming increasingly reliable, and anything you can't find locally is only a click away. But, that being said, there are still a few things that haven't changed in decades, things you will have to overcome to make country living work for you. Here are three important questions you have to ask yourself before ma

Fall 2022 Market Report: Showdown at the OK Corral

Sep
26
2022
In movie terms, the fall 2022 real estate market is like a western: it's high noon at the OK Corral. Buyers and sellers are at a stalemate and no one wants to shoot first.

Top 5 Reasons to Love Balsam Lake | Kawartha Lakes Boat Tour

Sep
14
2022
Join us on an afternoon cruise of Balsam Lake, in the Kawartha Lakes, Ontario.
Posted by: Jennifer Bacon
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