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
This cottage, set on one of Lake Rosseau’s most storied bays, is perfectly positioned for a new generation of Muskoka cottagers. By Martha Uniacke Breen There’s a saying that Lake Joseph is where people come to build their dream cottage, but Lake Rosseau is the place where longtime Muskoka cottagers’ hearts always return. And in a sense, that’s the case with this gem of a family … [Read more...] about Lake Rosseau Feature Listing: The Start of a New Tradition
By Sarah Pountney I’ve spent a lot of time in Muskoka – as a resident, a realtor, and as a witness to its splendor – and I tend to hear about the same lakes and hotspots for buying, for visiting, and for admiring that you do. It’s impossible to deny the pull of the Big Three: Lakes Muskoka, Rosseau and Joseph. They are undeniably majestic, and a dream spot for any prospective … [Read more...] about The Joy Beyond the Big Three Lakes
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?
A Taste of Raspberry Blush By Red Barrinuevo The world is currently experiencing a “feel good” moment, and it’s about time. Colour will be at the forefront of this emerging trend, with 2023’s trending palettes designed to reflect positive energy, warmth and happiness. Perfectly aligned, if not leading this trend, is Benjamin Moore’s Colour of the Year – already making a big splash … [Read more...] about How (and Why) to Try the 2023 Colour of the Year
What is the perfect family cottage memory? Is it that first longed-for view of the lake as you alight from the drive? Is it stretching out on the sofa in the great room, watching as the sun sinks slowly through the pines? Is it watching toddlers take their first steps in the shallow water at the lake’s edge? This beautifully designed cottage, perched above 310 feet of pristine Lake Joseph … [Read more...] about Living Large At Your Lakeside Paradise