15 03, 2023

MarketWATCH Muskoka: March edition

By |2023-03-15T18:25:34+00:00March 15th, 2023|Market Watch|0 Comments

MarketWATCH Muskoka: March edition March is a patchwork, geographically speaking. Depending on location in the province, one could be waiting for snowdrops and daffodils🌷 in a garden devoid of snow or looking out at mounds of it, some of it very fresh, wondering if spring will ever come?❄️ Cottage Country is very much the latter. [...]

18 02, 2023

MarketWATCH Muskoka: 18 February 2023

By |2023-02-17T23:15:18+00:00February 18th, 2023|Market Watch|0 Comments

MarketWATCH Muskoka: 18 February 2023   Not yet spring🌹, but that isn’t stopping early birds🐦. In the last week or more, new listings and revived listings have begun making their way to market. Although snow cover has shrunk❄️🌨️, it’s still there. Freezing rain🌨️ seems to be the precipitation du jour, resulting in sleek roads and [...]

18 01, 2023

MarketWATCH Muskoka: Real Estate Market 2022 in Review

By |2023-01-18T22:36:11+00:00January 18th, 2023|Market Watch|0 Comments

MarketWATCH Muskoka: Real Estate Market 2022 in Review 2022 was a mixed bag in a number of ways. The year started strongly as COVID impetus was still in play. Property at the beginning of the year sold quickly and often in competition. After the end of May, sales slowed, although prices remained strong in Muskoka. [...]

27 10, 2022

MarketWATCH Muskoka: 27 October 2022

By |2022-10-26T16:00:26+00:00October 27th, 2022|Market Watch|0 Comments

The last leaf clings to the bough and the forest floor is covered in gold. Time to go leaf kicking! On the water, managed levels are down in preparation for the coming freeze. Boats are still out on the water though. What some people still have to learn, is passage ways are not the same. [...]

18 08, 2022

MarketWATCH Muskoka: 18 August 2022

By |2022-08-17T14:13:23+00:00August 18th, 2022|Market Watch|0 Comments

Photo courtesy of Peter Hermann Wooden boats. There was a time when all pleasurecraft were made of wood: runabouts, sedans (fixed tops), cabin cruisers. Name it and it was in wood. For a small market, Muskoka had a lot of boat builders. Part of the reason was location… it was hard to get to Muskoka. [...]

21 07, 2022

MarketWATCH Muskoka: 21 July 2022

By |2022-07-21T03:16:06+00:00July 21st, 2022|Market Watch|0 Comments

Come on in! The water’s fine💦, they said. Up until a week ago the waters in these parts were definitely on the refreshing side. Some might say cold. With heat of the last few days there’s been a definite closing of the tolerance gap. Super heated bodies need to cool down and, for the more [...]

14 07, 2022

MarketWATCH Muskoka: 14 July 2022

By |2022-07-14T03:52:43+00:00July 14th, 2022|Market Watch|0 Comments

Dog days of summer. Named for the brightest star in the summer sky, Sirius. It’s found in Canis Major, the dog constellation. The star has little to do with dogs lazing around in the sun... Although when it comes to dock time, lazing around in the sun is pretty nice - especially with an ice [...]

23 06, 2022

MarketWATCH Muskoka: 23 June 2022

By |2022-06-23T00:49:41+00:00June 23rd, 2022|Market Watch|0 Comments

MarketWATCH Muskoka: 23 June 2022 Summer steamed in and made itself comfortable, breaking a few records as it did so. Along the way, it effectively diminished the mosquito population. Unexpectedly, summer’s first weekend may be without the ‘Muskoka wave’, a by product of swatting the pesky critters away. Once again, people are congregating, enjoying sights [...]

16 06, 2022

MarketWATCH Muskoka: 16 June 2022

By |2022-06-16T03:06:37+00:00June 16th, 2022|Market Watch|0 Comments

MarketWATCH Muskoka: 16 June 2022 Summer’s languid pace has already come to cottage country. Dock time is approaching full swing. As we head towards the official beginning of summer and the longest day of the year, sunset is firmly in the northwest. Water temps are not yet risen to spending much more than a quick [...]

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 [...]