Winter in cottage country can be just as magical as summer - maybe even more so. Many hold the romantic notion of spending the day skating on a frozen lake, snowshoeing through the forest or blazing a trail through fresh powder on skis or a snowmobile, followed by evenings sipping a beverage snuggled near a roaring fire. With a bit of planning and some safety in mind, these dreams can come true for many.
As the housing markets continues to increase in complexity, buyers and sellers are looking for clarity and a streamlined process. It is not surprising that a number of home buyers are taking charge of their search, and with tools like realtor.ca and HouseSigma, consumers are able to proceed solo. Once they have found properties they like, they simply reach out to the Listing Agents for more information.
The days are shorter, the water has cooled off, and the docks are out for the season. Now that Fall has settled in, you might think it’s time to close up the cottage for the winter and start planning for next summer. If you do, you may be missing out on some of the best that cottage country has to offer. Now that your focus is not on the water, you can spend your days exploring all of the other things that make cottage country so great. From hiking trails to craft shows to some great places to eat,
The Kawartha Lakes, offers clean lakes, rivers, plenty of fresh air to breathe and an outdoor laid-back lifestyle less than two hours from the GTA. People who have been cottaging here for years love the lifestyle so much— they move here full time and make it their permanent home.
Waterfront lifestyle communities are gaining in popularity across the Kawartha Lakes. They are a perfect alternative for anyone who is considering a slower paced lifestyle but want to maintain a "neighbourhood" feel. Waterfront communities are also a great option for snowbirds who want to get away from the ice in snow during the colder months, with the conficence and peace of mind, knowing their property will be maintained throughout the winter. There are several waterfront communities to chose from
Congratulations – you just bought a home! It may have taken months, or maybe years, of preparation. But you’ve saved up a down payment, zeroed in on your dream home and made an offer. The sellers have accepted and you’ve settled on a closing date. Soon, your new home will officially become yours.
Selling your home is not always a simple decision. You want to present your home in the best light possible, to increase your chances of making a sale and generate the best return on your investment. Preparation is key. If you don't know where to start, here are five things to consider before your home goes up for sale.
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