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Hot Market in Muskoka Real Estate

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Blog by Ragan Zilic Lovegrove | May 1st, 2017

So you probably have heard about our crazy Muskoka Real estate market from friends and neighbours and I am hear to verify all that you have heard. 
We are currently very low on Inventory in most price ranges. 
I have had to take my Muskoka buyers to Parry Sound and Haliburton to find them a property. 

Cottages that have been listed for two seasons are flying off the shelves.  

I have been in multiple offers, something that Muskoka hasn't seen a lot of.  Properties are going for over asking.  If you wait on offering the cottage could be gone the next day.

My colleague has said she has not seen it like this in 32 years!  This reminds me of Toronto when I left 6 years ago, something I have not experience here in Cottage country. 

All in all I love this market and it makes for very serious clients so I am greatul for that!

Tips for this type of market in Muskoka:

  • Get your financing in order - talk to your bank
  • Provide a heafty deposit
  • Simplify your Conditions
  • Give the Seller their desired closing date
  • Be patient, you will find what you are looking for it just might take some time.
  • Don't wait to make an Offer

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