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Waterfront home sales post solid December to end 2019

Waterfront home sales post solid December to end 2019

Sales of waterfront properties numbered 51 units in December 2019. This was more than double the level from a year earlier, rising 183.3% from a very weak December in 2018.On ...more




SIMPLE FRACTIONS

SIMPLE FRACTIONS

No, we’re not talking Maths. We’re talking fractional ownership in Muskoka. It all seems a little confusing at first, just like with its namesake, but once you ...more




Preparing your Garden for Fall

Preparing your Garden for Fall

When summer transitions into autumn we are blessed with golden sunshine, cooler temperatures, stunning displays of leave colours and we need to attend to the tasks of ...more




Which Colours to paint your home when you’re thinking of Selling?

Which Colours to paint your home when you’re thinking of Selling?

Every colour has its place, especially when you’re painting your home — inside and out. The wrong colour can however make a room feel claustrophobic, overly energetic ...more




HOW TO BRING THE MUSKOKA LIFESTYLE INTO YOUR COTTAGE

HOW TO BRING THE MUSKOKA LIFESTYLE INTO YOUR COTTAGE

The Muskoka lifestyle inspires images of clear waters, natural beauty, wild animals, relaxation and tranquillity. It's about getting back to the simpler things in life, ...more




BBQ season is upon us

BBQ season is upon us

You can tell what season it is just by going outside and taking in the environment for a bit. No, it’s not about summer in general. It’s all about the smell of ...more




TO BUY OR NOT TO BUY A COTTAGE IN MUSKOKA

TO BUY OR NOT TO BUY A COTTAGE IN MUSKOKA

Buying a vacation property is one of the most rewarding things you can do. But it can also be a complex and stressful experience with pitfalls that are different from those ...more




GAS vs FIRE

GAS vs FIRE

To start, it’s important to realize that virtually any fire pit design can be adapted for use with either type of fuel.In fact, nearly any wood burning fire pit can ...more




How about a Cottage on the Water?

How about a Cottage on the Water?

You want to own a cottage, the dream of sitting on a deck overlooking sparkling water, the cry of the loon breaking the silence and you’re not sure of how to realize ...more




Staging a home without "the eye"

Staging a home without "the eye"

Following are 7 introductory Tips on how to stage your home without being an interior designer.When you’re putting your house on the market, preparation and presentation ...more




Get Mosquito Ready!!

Get Mosquito Ready!!

Having a home or cottage in Muskoka, one of the most picturesque and beautiful areas in Canada comes with some minor challenges. They can become the target and attraction ...more




The Hidden Costs of Moving

The Hidden Costs of Moving

Author Bio: Jessica is the head of content for Hire A Mover - her fathers moving company. In her spare time, she enjoys travelling around the world to different surf spots ...more




Set Of Rules For Creating A Cozy Cottage-Style Living Room

Set Of Rules For Creating A Cozy Cottage-Style Living Room

There's nothing more charming than a quaint cottage. The traditional design and cozy feel is something that many homeowners strive to capture in their property. You don't ...more




How to prevent emergency home issues from putting tension on your finances

How to prevent emergency home issues from putting tension on your finances

You’ve just come home to a pipe leaking in your walls. Do you know who to call? More importantly, do you have a plan to pay for related repairs? Emergency home repairs ...more




Are You Actively Trying to Invite Pests to Your House?

Are You Actively Trying to Invite Pests to Your House?

You Should Probably StopWho in their right minds would want to invite pests to their home? That’s probably what all homeowners typically think and rightfully so. Pests ...more




9 Stress-Free Ways to Relocate Your Family

9 Stress-Free Ways to Relocate Your Family

Waterfront cottages across Canada are more popular than ever. If you’re looking to move to Muskoka, Ontario, the cottage scene there is highly competitive but ultimately ...more




Winterize your cottage washing machine

Winterize your cottage washing machine

For vacation homes with a washing machine, the unit cannot just be turned off and left for months without use. Water remaining in the pipes of the machine may freeze during ...more




8 Ways to ruin your chances of selling your home

8 Ways to ruin your chances of selling your home

Selling a home quickly and for the best possible price is what any property owner wants. However, there are many sellers that unintentionally make mistakes that sabotage their ...more




8 Reasons to sell your investment property

8 Reasons to sell your investment property

Knowing when to sell or hold an asset is a crucial part of investing. With investment property, a number of factors will influence your decision. Here’s what you should ...more




Unpleasant rate surprises with mortgage renewals in 2018

Unpleasant rate surprises with mortgage renewals in 2018

Years of falling interest rates in the aftermath of the 2008-09 financial crisis taught a generation of home buyers that renewing a mortgage is a chance to reduce your payments. ...more





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