9 06, 2022

MarketWATCH Muskoka: 09 June 2022

By |2022-06-16T03:05:59+00:00June 9th, 2022|Market Watch|0 Comments

MarketWATCH Muskoka: 9 June 2022 Turn, turn, turn… to everything there is a season. This is our 20th year selling Muskoka. We’ve mapped cycles of waterfront sales, watched waterfront intently and made prognostications over the years. Analysis is part of who we are. We have to know the market. We started relating cottage activity to [...]

2 06, 2022

MarketWATCH Muskoka: 2 June 2022

By |2022-06-01T17:30:08+00:00June 2nd, 2022|Market Watch|0 Comments

June strolls in and kicks back. Days are long and dock time is upon us. For some, early morning is best. Calm waters. Birds doing their bird things. If you’re lucky, a loon will be laughing or a merganser will glide by with its fleet of little ones paddling like mad to keep up. Shore [...]

29 04, 2022

MarketWATCH Muskoka: 29 April 2022

By |2022-04-28T21:17:31+00:00April 29th, 2022|Market Watch|0 Comments

MarketWATCH Muskoka: 29 April 2022 The day broke hard with snow whipping sharp from the North. End of April? Apparently not - at least for the morning. As morning skated into afternoon, sun broke through and white patches gave way to green. North wind did not let up. Standing on the dock, leaning against the [...]

21 12, 2021

MarketWATCH Muskoka: Holiday Edition

By |2021-12-21T00:10:04+00:00December 21st, 2021|Market Watch|0 Comments

A few days before Christmas, the season is not quite as hoped. COVID’s returned in a rage and sadly for some, breakthroughs have put a damper on traditional festivities. Even the weather seems unsure, giving a wild swing in temperature, snow’s come and gone. At the moment, Christmas Eve in the near north may bring [...]

21 07, 2021

MarketWATCH Muskoka: Dog Days of Summer

By |2021-07-20T10:56:37+00:00July 21st, 2021|Market Watch|0 Comments

Photo by Nima Sarram on Unsplash We’re in the middle. Middle of what? you ask. Dog days, comes the reply. From about July 3 until August 10 this year, are the dog days of summer. The Romans referred to this time as ‘diès canicularès’’ because the sun was nearest to Sirius, the brightest star visible [...]

14 07, 2021

MarketWATCH Muskoka: Come on in, the water’s fine!

By |2021-07-13T16:44:28+00:00July 14th, 2021|Market Watch|0 Comments

Photo by Blake Wheeler on Unsplash MarketWATCH Muskoka: Come on in, the water’s fine! “Come on in, the water’s fine!” Is a call of summer, along with “Last one in!” Cooling off is a ritual we enjoy at any age. Splash contests … can openers, Canadaball’s (as our kids called them), jumping from the boathouse [...]

30 06, 2021

MarketWATCH Muskoka: 30 June 2021

By |2021-06-29T22:55:35+00:00June 30th, 2021|Market Watch|0 Comments

Definitely summer! This time last year, COVID ruled. People were striving to isolate, learning to work from home and some were determining where home would be. There was an influx of new residents throughout cottage country. This year as we begin to open up and feel more confident, masking and distancing feel less of an [...]

2 06, 2021

MarketWATCH Muskoka: 2 June 2021

By |2021-06-01T22:11:53+00:00June 2nd, 2021|Market Watch|0 Comments

Cottage country. What comes to mind first? That old cottage smell? The slamming screen door? S’mores? Loons laughing? For each of us there’s a trigger. Running off the dock is one. Jumping from the boathouse roof is another. Just messing about in boats, whether canoes or tinnies. There’s something about summers at the lake that [...]

24 03, 2021

MarketWATCH Muskoka: 24 March 2021

By |2021-03-23T21:12:09+00:00March 24th, 2021|Market Watch|0 Comments

MarketWATCH Muskoka: 24 March 2021 This past Monday, cottage country was flowing. Whether you were in the woods, walking down a country road or on a lakeshore, the trickling sound of spring run off was everywhere. Ice and snow are leaving. Maybe that’s why the trickle sound seems such a happy noise. At the same [...]

26 09, 2018

MarketWATCH Muskoka: 26 September 2018

By |2018-09-25T23:18:16+00:00September 26th, 2018|Market Watch|0 Comments

Someone flicked the switch. September 22 summer ended with a thump. True, Muskoka still hasn't had it's first frost (we've been close ), but nights are definitely cooler and the lakes are quickly losing their heat. There's been at least one misty morning where the air is significantly cooler than the lakes. In Haliburton, particularly [...]