31 08, 2023

MarketWATCH Muskoka: 31 August 2023

By |2023-08-30T19:09:35+00:00August 31st, 2023|Market Watch|0 Comments

MarketWATCH Muskoka: 31 August 2023   Hard to realize the cool nights are not an aberration. Autumn is definitely creeping over the transom. Sunset cruises require an extra layer - especially if it’s a star gazing trip too. Even with all the lakeside activity and cottages lit up, stars in these parts outshine anything that [...]

24 08, 2023

MarketWATCH Muskoka: 24 August 2023

By |2023-08-23T21:40:57+00:00August 24th, 2023|Market Watch|0 Comments

MarketWATCH Muskoka: 24 August 2023 At this stage of the season gears change. People are thinking about 'back to school' and for a short while, there's a respite in our cottage market. Another move is afoot too. This is the time of year where some leave cottaging for good. It's their last summer at the [...]

17 08, 2023

MarketWATCH Muskoka: 17 August 2023

By |2023-08-17T18:17:38+00:00August 17th, 2023|Market Watch|0 Comments

MarketWATCH Muskoka: 17 August 2023   The coming few days will be feeling more like July than August. Summer in these parts has been extended. Yet, if you check the canopy, the trees are not about to be fooled. They are preparing for the big show. A few have jumped the gun and tinges of [...]

10 08, 2023

MarketWATCH Muskoka: 10 August 2023

By |2023-08-10T22:55:38+00:00August 10th, 2023|Market Watch|0 Comments

On our property we have two fruit trees. Deer are indiscriminate. They eat whatever has fallen or they can reach. The red berries that gleam like cherries in the sun, are crabs. The others an old Ontario variety long forgotten. They’re on a tree planted when the original home was built here in the 1870’s [...]

3 08, 2023

MarketWATCH Muskoka: 3 August 2023

By |2023-08-03T21:17:15+00:00August 3rd, 2023|Market Watch|0 Comments

  MarketWATCH Muskoka: 3 August 2023 Hump Day. This Civic Holiday weekend is to high summer season as Wednesday is to the week. The fulcrum point. Our days are noticeably shorter, nights are a bit cooler but the lake is oh, so warm. It's good sleeping weather too. We're moving into the dog days of [...]

27 07, 2023

MarketWATCH Muskoka: 27 July 2023

By |2023-07-27T17:18:11+00:00July 27th, 2023|Market Watch|0 Comments

Unlike usual summers of years gone by, cottage sales in the area we work have continued to 'tick over'. Yes the volume is down from the spring rush and yes, the number of price reductions seems higher than previous summers at this time. The however is, expectations of the spring market were higher than the [...]

20 07, 2023

MarketWATCH Muskoka: 20 JULY 2023

By |2023-07-20T15:44:28+00:00July 20th, 2023|Market Watch|0 Comments

MarketWATCH Muskoka: 20 JULY 2023 Ribs. Did someone say ribs? This weekend, Gravenhurst’s Ribfest is on deck. Definitely a fun time - especially if ‘party’ is an important part of your vocabulary. With half a dozen rib vendors or more, the choice of flavours is varied, tasty and interesting. Doneness, too, whether your preference is [...]

13 07, 2023

MarketWATCH Muskoka: 13 July 2023

By |2023-07-13T18:50:58+00:00July 13th, 2023|Market Watch|0 Comments

Since 1962 the arts and crafts community of Muskoka has gathered for a Summer Show. This year is no exception. Starting Friday and running through the weekend, at Annie Williams Park in Bracebridge, the artists and artisans of Muskoka will be proudly displaying and selling their work. As well, on Friday, there is a juried [...]

6 07, 2023

MarketWATCH Muskoka: 6 July 2023

By |2023-07-05T22:01:35+00:00July 6th, 2023|Market Watch|0 Comments

We slid into July like a base runner coming home. Rain gone, heat on and summer full bore. Safe! Water’s warming nicely, haze is abating some and summer activity has begun. Markets are in full swing, Muskoka Artists are having their summer show in only 10 days!  The Antique and Classic Boat Show is this [...]

29 06, 2023

MarketWATCH Muskoka: 🍁Canada Day edition🍁

By |2023-06-29T03:06:44+00:00June 29th, 2023|Market Watch|0 Comments

🍁Canada Day!🍁 The first long weekend of the summer. Even though the last few days have inundated the region with heavy rain, concern still exists for wild fires raging north and east of us. A number of fireworks displays have been canceled and bans are in effect in many Townships. What’s Canada Day🍁 without fireworks🧨? [...]