21 11, 2018

MarketWATCH Muskoka: November Edition

By |2018-11-20T11:15:50+00:00November 21st, 2018|General News|0 Comments

Lake effect. Living in cottage country, lake effect has lots of meaning. Lake effect has impact on land value. Lake effect has impact on recreational activity. Lake effect has influence on how you feel, just sitting and watching waves - whether they're sparkling in the sun or crashing on the shore. Even the lake effect [...]

31 10, 2018

MarketWATCH Muskoka: Halloween Edition

By |2018-10-31T02:04:47+00:00October 31st, 2018|General News|0 Comments

MarketWATCH Muskoka: Halloween Edition   Icing sugar is sweet. Seeing Muskoka sprinkled white this past weekend was truly a sweet introduction to the coming season. Sure, the confection has gone in one way. It's pretty clear, though, that all across cottage country, in its towns and villages, ghouls, goblins and werewolves have been circulating with [...]

25 04, 2018

MarketWATCH Muskoka: 25 April 2018

By |2018-05-02T01:25:18+00:00April 25th, 2018|Market Watch|0 Comments

If you look closely, snow might be visible in valleys and shady spots. For the most part, Muskoka is in spring! Forest floor is greening, wild leeks are showing their heads and the birds have one thing on their minds - and they're singing about it! Unlike previous springs, we have yet to see water [...]

15 03, 2018

MarketWATCH Muskoka: 15 March 2018

By |2018-03-15T20:38:36+00:00March 15th, 2018|Market Watch|0 Comments

March break is upon us in Ontario. A surprising number of people have decided to take their break in cottage country. Ice conditions are as good as they have been for years. Snow cover is light and it's easy to get around. Snow machiners aren't so happy and cross-country skiing certainly is not a Muskoka [...]

17 01, 2018

Muskoka MarketWATCH: Cottage Country Annual Market Report

By |2018-03-15T19:19:14+00:00January 17th, 2018|Market Watch|0 Comments

Cottage Country Marketplace The basic message? 2017 was a very strong year. For all segments of our marketplace record average prices were achieved. Most, but not every geography had record numbers of sales. All properties sold faster than in the last 3 years on average and at stronger percentages of ask. We have chosen to take a [...]

15 01, 2015

Muskoka waterfront real estate report for 2014

By |2015-01-15T09:39:50+00:00January 15th, 2015|General News|0 Comments

The Muskoka marketplace in 2014 was ahead of 2013 performance by almost every measure. The number of waterfront properties sold was higher across Muskoka-Haliburton Orillia Board (The Lakelands) by almost 40%, District of Muskoka increased by more than 60% and, the Big 3 lakes by roughly 12%. There was significant movement to smaller lakes by [...]

6 07, 2014

Muskoka's got talent

By |2018-03-06T20:59:27+00:00July 6th, 2014|General News|0 Comments

Everyone wins! Each Saturday through July and August the deck of Remax Hallmark's Port Carling office is made over to exhibiting the work of Muskoka artists, artisans and crafts people. This effort is in aide of the Brock and Willa Napier Wellness Centre that will house a Nursing Station, Hospice and Senior's Residence. [...]

26 06, 2014

Muskoka's Got Talent

By |2018-03-06T20:59:23+00:00June 26th, 2014|General News|0 Comments

In the last year Port Carling has been very fortunate.  Brock and Willa Napier donated 13 acres along the Indian River to the Town for a Wellness Centre that includes a Nursing Station, Hospice and Retirement Home. Since then, they have made two further gifts totalling one million dollars to the project. Wonderfully kind and [...]

22 06, 2014

Summer's in Muskoka

By |2018-03-06T20:59:21+00:00June 22nd, 2014|General News|0 Comments

  On deck! Bridge at Bala Bay We were invited to a Summer Soltice party on Bala Bay. The cottage was a true summer cottage built in 1912 with a magnificent covered porch. Our host had recently completed a 1000 hour restoration of a 1970 Greavette. He took us for a [...]