As both a vacation paradise and a safe, productive place to invest, the region is one of the world’s best investments for foreign buyers. In January 2023, the Canadian government enacted a sweeping ban against the purchase of residential property by foreign buyers, ostensibly to make residential properties more affordable for Canadian buyers. Since its enactment, there has been a lot of … [Read more...] about Why Foreign Investors Love Muskoka
I’d like to offer some important ways of navigating how to choose a realtor that’s right for you. So, in the style of David Letterman’s Top Ten Lists, I’ve put together the Top 10 Warning Signs You Might Be Working With The Wrong Agent. By Todd Adair 10) An Out-of-Town Agent A local agent who knows the area where you are buying (or selling) has a unique advantage over the … [Read more...] about Ten Warning Signs You Might Be Working With The Wrong Agent
By Steve Haddock So you’re interested in waterfront property, eh? Well, join the crowd. During the last few years, we’ve experienced an unprecedented rise in the cost of waterfront properties, as buyers have flocked to escape big cities. And, of course, the ability to work remotely greatly incentivized and commodified rural properties. This market – and the real estate market in general – was … [Read more...] about What’s Driving Waterfront Prices?
Living Locavore By Adrienne Roman Initiatives promoting healthier eating and environmental protection are finally gaining momentum around the world. A number of industries are now endorsing a locavore lifestyle, a combination of the word “local” with the suffix “vore,” referring to either a plant-eating herbivore or meat-eating carnivore. The movement, which began in 2005 with a group … [Read more...] about A Fresh Way of Thinking For a Changing Food System
By Tara MacIntosh The miracle of pollination and honey production represents Mother Nature at her finest. The rhythm of honey bees in their natural environment is genuinely fascinating, and observing this natural flow reminds us we are all intricately connected. Beekeeper Dave Stotesbury and mead maker Vincent Sowa founded Backed By Bees based on a yearning to connect with nature and find … [Read more...] about Backed By Bees: Connecting People with Nature
By Tim Winegard If you are in the market for a cottage property, or recently made the leap into ownership, Muskoka Tree Solutions would like to welcome you to the neighbourhood. We’d like to share a few tips for understanding the management of your new forested property, and what this means for you as you start your cottage adventure. Whether you are looking for a forested retreat or a … [Read more...] about Avoiding Tree Trouble: What To Know Before Buying A Cottage