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Muskoka Market Update – October 2023

October saw a strange split in trends. While the sales of non-waterfront residential properties are steadily declining, there's a contrasting increase in the sales of waterfront homes. This period has also seen a remarkable rise in new listings, which has caused overall property inventories to slightly exceed the usual averages.…

Technology is Revolutionizing the Real Estate Industry

In today's fast-paced world, technology has left its mark on virtually every industry, and real estate is no exception. Over the past few years, groundbreaking technological advancements have not just improved but also revolutionized how we buy and sell homes. As a real estate broker who's embraced these changes, I'm…

Muskoka Market Update May 2023

May 2023 data illustrates a downward shift in the volume of residential non-waterfront sales in the Lakelands region, amounting to 508 units, a decrease of 33.9% from the same period in the preceding year. In a parallel trend, waterfront properties saw a decrease in transactions, with 150 units changing hands…

Essential Questions to Ask Before You Buy

    Don't let your cottage dreams turn into a nightmare! Here are some items to pay close attention to when buying your perfect slice of paradise. For many, cottages offer the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of the city, and they're synonymous with rest and relaxation. Whether…

Discover Muskoka’s Winter Wonderland

  Muskoka and Lake of Bays are beautiful regions in Ontario, Canada, with plenty of fun activities to enjoy with family and friends. Here are ten fun things to do in Muskoka and Lake of Bays this Family Day weekend: Ice skating: Lots of outdoor skating rinks throughout the area.…

Stress Free Home Buying Secrets

Groundwork Gather all your financial paperwork – bank statements, credit card statements, pay stubs, and loan documents. Your mortgage professional will want to see all your financial documents when making your loan application. Choose Your Realtor  Sign a Buyer Agency agreement with your realtor. Make sure you choose an experienced…

Buyer Representation Agreement

    When selling a home, most people know they sign a Listing Agreement with a realtor. There is, however, an agreement that realtors ask their buyer clients to sign when they decide to buy a home or cottage. The first step is finding a realtor who knows the area…

Endless Summer on Lake of Bays

Summer’s ending… but it doesn’t have to Why not enjoy an endless summer on Lake of Bays? Whether we want to believe it or not, September marks a turning point on the calendar. It is time for all of us to think back on the fantastic memories of summer and…

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