Renting or buying a cottage in Muskoka

November 29th, 2015
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Should you rent or buy a cottage in Muskoka?

thumb So you want to enjoy Muksoka just like every other Canadian and you aren't sure if you would like to rent a cottage or buy one, let’s look at each scenario.

If you don't know Muskoka, I would suggest that you rent in different areas first and see what you like and don't like about each area.  If you have friends that own a cottage in Muskoka tha ...

Sold cottages in Muskoka in 2015

November 19th, 2015
I was curious and looked at what has sold on Fairy lake, Peninsula Lake, Mary Lake and Vernon lake in the last 3 years and this is what I found.
From 2012 - present day 132 cottages in around Huntsville in Muskoka have sold on the water.  Does this surprise you, did you think more cottages have sold or not?
Let me know.

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Invest in Style in Muskoka

November 10th, 2015

Mountains of excitement all year round in Muskoka.  

Chestnut Park has launched their new lifestyle magazine.

From city properties, recreational, waterfront, vineyards and so much more.

The pleasure of being active outdoors should be a common thread in our lives, especially when there are so many great areas to choose from.

Muskoka isn’t only for summer fun but is n ...

Muskoka Island cottages for Sale?

November 5th, 2015

 I took my clients to view many mainland cottages from Bracebridge to Huntsville and after some deliberation they chose to purchase an Island cottage.

If you can't find a cottage on the mainland that you love why not purchase a Muskoka cottage on one of the many Islands?    Lakes Joseph, Lake Muskoka, Lake Rosseau and Lake of Bays are dotted with many island's, you could have a big Island or ...

What is Shore Road Allowance in Muskoka?

November 1st, 2015
Do you know what the words Original Shore Road Allowance mean in Muskoka?

I certainly didn't a few years ago - I have to be honest, I sold condos in Yorkville and maybe I sold a few on the Lakeshore but that was as close as I got to the water.

So when I moved to Muskoka and had to learn the location of  22,000 lakes,  I also had to learn what Original Shore Road Allowance means (OSRA).

From so ...

What's selling on the bigger lakes in Muskoka?

November 1st, 2015
Recenently I was asked if Cottage Real Estate on the bigger lakes is busy right now?

I know that I have slowed down the last 2 weeks beacuse of the weather change ....yes we just had snow in Muskoka!  I also know that when I have previewed cottages on Lake of Bays, Lake Muskoka, Lake Rosseau and Lake Joseph that many of them have been closed up for the season; the docks are in, the deck furnit ...