Category: "Misc. Stuff"

When Wild Weather Hits Cottage Country

August 21st, 2017
Okay, we've had some fabulous storms this summer and endured too many downed trees blocking roads and cutting off our electricity... it happens, to a degree, every year. This year, we've also had extraordinarily high levels of rain and most of us are… more »

A Sustainable Household

August 11th, 2017
With the growing cost of utilities, it's important to consider sustainable options when you are looking for a home. Not only will you help to conserve valuable resources, you can reduce your expenses for heat, water and electricity. Sellers have… more »

Support Small Town Economies

July 1st, 2017
As you head away from the city, to enjoy the best of cottage country, please try to remember how much your little cottage town depends on you. Generations of people in Ontario have vacationed in rural and small town places. Camping and cottaging are… more »

When You're In the Neighbourhood

June 29th, 2017
Looking for a cool place to explore this summer? It is always dry and, you will need a sweater because it's always a comfortable 10 degrees in the Bonnechere Caves. Canada's most extensive cave system, they were first mapped in 1853 but the caves have… more »

Is the Market Really Cooling Down?

June 15th, 2017
There's a lot of talk about the real estate market cooling down but most of my colleagues refer to it as "softening". In April, the government instituted "The Fair Housing Plan", intended to cool the market. It was a 16 point plan and included actions… more »