Category: "Real Estate in Bancroft and Area"

Affordable Housing in Rural Ontario

March 13th, 2018
I hate to say it, but there is a new reality in the housing market. First of all... people are moving from the GTA with a pocketful of cash, so we have a demand for housing that is outpacing the supply. What this mean is that, if a property is priced… more »

The Beauty of September in Cottage Country

September 2nd, 2017
It's no secret that September is one of the best months to enjoy cottage country. With most of the kids back to school and bug season out of the way, it's somehow quieter... more peaceful. September is generally studio tour time... when artists throw… 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 »

Nature is an Architect's School

May 6th, 2017
In 1914, famed architect Frank Lloyd Write wrote, " the ideal of an organic architecture... is a sentient, rational building that would owe its style to the integrity with which it was individually fashioned to serve its particular purpose- a 'thinking'… more »

Rumblings at the OMB

April 27th, 2017
According to the Ministry of Housing and Municipal Affairs, "The Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) is an independent, quasi-judicial, administrative tribunal responsible for handling appeals of land-use planning disputes and municipal matters. For example,… more »