23 09, 2020

MarketWATCH Muskoka: Autumn Edition

By |2020-09-23T17:42:16+00:00September 23rd, 2020|Market Watch|0 Comments

MarketWATCH Muskoka Autumn. This week is classic. Warm days, cool nights, gentle breezes. Morning mists, glasslike waters and no bugs. Perfect for paddle boarding, taking the kayak out or just soaking in dock time. It's a time to decompress and marvel. Leaves are starting to turn. There's the occasional flash of brilliant red as one [...]

2 09, 2020

MarketWATCH Muskoka: 2 September 2020

By |2020-09-02T01:14:44+00:00September 2nd, 2020|Market Watch|0 Comments

Warm days, cool nights, bonfires, walks in the woods, calm waters and no bugs. What's that called? September! One of the nicest months of the year (this writer's favourite), September brings golden hues, great boating and a relaxed vibe not found in high season. This year might be a little different with more people working [...]

21 11, 2019

MarketWATCH Muskoka: November edition

By |2019-11-20T23:10:28+00:00November 21st, 2019|Market Watch|0 Comments

Photo Credit: Timothy Joseph Elzinga of North Bay MarketWATCH Muskoka: November 2019 Ice making. Unusual for this time of year, however Mother Nature has thrown us a curve. All across cottage country we see vestiges of winter. Normally we think of vestiges as 'leavings' but in this case these leavings are signs of things yet [...]

2 10, 2019

MarketWATCH Muskoka: 2 October 2019

By |2019-10-01T17:13:22+00:00October 2nd, 2019|Market Watch|0 Comments

Cranberries. Tis the season of colour. There's a lot going on in Muskoka right now. Artists have opened their doors for their Studio Tour (part deux), the forest is flashing red and gold and cranberries are punctuating it all with their tart brilliance. Tart? That depends. Cranberry butter tarts are tarts but not tart. Cranberry [...]

18 09, 2019

MarketWATCH Muskoka: 18 September 2019

By |2019-09-18T14:01:48+00:00September 18th, 2019|Market Watch|0 Comments

Summer is back! This week is a classic September weather pattern for these parts. Earlier in the week we were showing property on some smaller lakes. Bright, cloudless day and absolutely calm. The only things moving were frogs, butterflies, fish jumping, deer and birds (including a large flock of turkeys). We were the loudest noise [...]

28 08, 2019

MarketWATCH Muskoka: 28 August 2019

By |2019-08-27T18:34:30+00:00August 28th, 2019|Market Watch|0 Comments

  Arts and crafts. The term relates to a design period of the late 19th and early 20th century. The 'old Muskoka' style is an offshoot - especially the shingle style cottages of that period. For some, that classic genre represents the Muskoka ideal: large porches or verandas, deep fireplaces and (if you're a purist) [...]

29 05, 2019

MarketWATCH Muskoka: 29 May 2019

By |2019-05-29T11:45:15+00:00May 29th, 2019|Market Watch|0 Comments

Our phones have been ringing, buzzers buzzing and texts pinging. It's been a busy week week for all realtors serving Muskoka, Haliburton and Parry Sound. In our own case we have a made a number of sales and have some new listings. The weather is warmer, the leaves are out, water levels are close to [...]

17 04, 2019

MarketWATCH Muskoka: 04-17-19 Ice Out…

By |2019-04-17T11:12:55+00:00April 17th, 2019|Market Watch|0 Comments

FUN FACTS ABOUT ICE-OUT DATES IN MUSKOKA 2018 tied with 1956 for the second latest ice-out date on record : May 4 Earliest Recorded Ice-Out Date: March 23, 2012 Latest Recorded Ice-Out Date: May 7, 1926 Average Recorded Ice-Out Date: April 19th 89% of Ice-Outs occurred in the month of April Not surprisingly, the long [...]

27 03, 2019

MarketWATCH Muskoka: 27 March 2019

By |2019-03-27T14:31:15+00:00March 27th, 2019|Market Watch|0 Comments

MarketWATCH Muskoka: March 27, 2019 Although we're still 'making ice' (it was -14C last night), we're expecting above freezing highs for the last half of the week. Snow and ice are slowly disappearing. We have to be patient. Spring is on its way! Slower is better.... It's kind of like buying a cottage. You have to [...]

14 12, 2018

MarketWATCH Muskoka: 14 December 2018

By |2018-12-13T19:18:49+00:00December 14th, 2018|Market Watch|0 Comments

MarketWATCH Muskoka: 14 December 2018 'Oh the weather outside is frightful, but the fire is so delightful'... goes the song. The part that goes 'let it snow, let it snow, let it snow' has rung true. Muskoka and the rest of cottage country is covered in a blanket of white. Some of it more than [...]