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
Muskoka real estate
Is Muskoka Undervalued?
I’ve heard the following phrase used more and more often lately to describe Muskoka: “The Hamptons of the North.” Generally speaking, I consider the comparison as a compliment (although, for those of us who call this region home, we think the Hamptons could just as accurately be called the “Muskoka of New York”). But I started thinking about this the other day, and decided it might be … [Read more...] about Is Muskoka Undervalued?
Huntville’s The Fireplace King
The Fire is so Delightful By DC Rutherford I ordered my usual two cords of wood this week, preparing to get the old homestead going as we head into winter. Sure, I have more industrial and modern forms of heating my home – an oil furnace, an energy-efficient system of mini-splits – but why? There’s nothing quite like the smell of wood sparking a morning, cutting into the crisp cool of … [Read more...] about Huntville’s The Fireplace King
Real Estate Market Update 2021
What's Next? By Todd Adair I’ve been noticing a strange phenomenon as the pandemic drags well into its second year. It’s hard to describe, but it seems to have seeped into almost every part of life these days. It’s this pervasive sense of… I guess the best word for it is uncertainty. A lot of things that we took for granted would always be available, simply aren’t. I’ll give you an … [Read more...] about Real Estate Market Update 2021
Luxury Lake Home Design Trends
The Muskoka Look By Martha Uniacke Breen Ever wondered exactly what’s involved with designing a brand-new cottage from scratch? Our ongoing series, Building A Dream, follows along as a family undergoes the complicated, sometimes frustrating, but ultimately rewarding process of designing and building their dream Muskoka cottage, and what we can learn from their experience. In this … [Read more...] about Luxury Lake Home Design Trends
Pride Marine Group: Circling the Possibilities
By Brooke Madden “So, what was the best part of your summer?” A traditional first-day-of-school ice breaker. Usually, the question is enthusiastically met with an activity, something like soccer games, camp, or going to the cottage. Of course, these summer staples are objectively entertaining activities. But I think why kids give these answers isn’t because of the activities themselves, but … [Read more...] about Pride Marine Group: Circling the Possibilities