2 05, 2013

Lake Joseph Cottage

By |2018-03-06T20:58:13+00:00May 2nd, 2013|General News|0 Comments

Today we bring a really sweet cottage to market. SW exposure on the west side of Lake Joseph (read: short commute) fully winterized, 3 bedroom with single car garage and boathouse. It's been owned and lovingly maintained by the same couple for more than 30 years. Condition is superior. Nothing to fix!! Pine lined it [...]

1 05, 2013

It's why we cottage in Muskoka

By |2018-03-06T20:58:06+00:00May 1st, 2013|General News|0 Comments

Like glass. Not a ripple! This is the kind of day when  air and earth smell fresh an unadorned by anything other than nature. A canoe would be the greatest disturbance, carving its way across the lake. Somehow jet skis, power boats and dock parties just don't fit. Sitting on the point makes sense. Natural, [...]

10 01, 2013

Muskoka Cottage Market 2012

By |2018-03-15T19:22:01+00:00January 10th, 2013|Market Watch|0 Comments

The Muskoka-Haliburton cottage market is small. Typically 1100 waterfront properties trade in a given year. It's been that way for the last several years. Overall for the Muskoka Haliburton area, the number of properties SOLD was up 5% and the average price remained the same as 2011. Our Real Estate Board segments the area by [...]

23 11, 2012

Muskoka Haliburton Cottage Market 2012

By |2018-03-15T19:22:11+00:00November 23rd, 2012|Market Watch|0 Comments

The first question we get asked by real estate buyers and sellers is “how is the market?” Cottage buying and selling follows a yearly cycle which parallels the 7 month boating season (April to October). The majority of our activity occurs in this time even though there are a few sales in the other 5 [...]