Tag Archives: Lake of Bays Cottages

5 Tips to Help kickstart your spring cleaning

5 tips to help kickstart your spring clean These 5 tips will help you kickstart your cottage spring cleaning because after a long winter, spring is in the air. It’s time to get that spring cleaning out of the way so we can be outside and enjoy those lovely summer days ahead.     Preparation […]

Real Estate Deposits

Why do I need to give a deposit when buying a property? A deposit forms part of the purchase of the property. The deposit ensures that the Buyer has a stake in the agreement and something to lose if they walk away and refuse to close the purchase. How much should the deposit be? The […]

Real Estate Commission Q and A

Question: I am selling my home and I wonder the amount of commission I will need to pay?  Generally, real estate commission rates seem to vary between 4% to 6% of the sale price. However, there is no standard commission rate. In Ontario, it is not legal for brokerages to work together to set or […]

Entertaining Cottage Style

Entertaining at the Cottage We’ve managed to muddle through the doldrums of winter, and we were thrilled to finally see the flowers of spring, and now that summer is upon us, it is time for cottage season in Muskoka/Lake of Bays. Summer in cottage country is all about bright sunny days, outings on the lake, […]