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Moving to the Kawarthas? 10 Reasons Why You Should - A complete guide to living in the Kawarthas

Jun
19
2020
The Kawartha Lakes, offers clean lakes, rivers, plenty of fresh air to breathe and an outdoor laid-back lifestyle less than two hours from the GTA. People who have been cottaging here for years love the lifestyle so much— they move here full time and make it their permanent home.

Four Main Waterfront Styles

May
20
2020
Not all waterfront is the same, but there is a waterfront style to meet every budget. Four main categories include: direct, private direct waterfront, private, indirect waterfront, deeded water access and public access.

Kawartha Lakes Waterfront Communities

May
20
2020
Waterfront lifestyle communities are gaining in popularity across the Kawartha Lakes. They are a perfect alternative for anyone who is considering a slower paced lifestyle but want to maintain a "neighbourhood" feel. Waterfront communities are also a great option for snowbirds who want to get away from the ice in snow during the colder months, with the conficence and peace of mind, knowing their property will be maintained throughout the winter. There are several waterfront communities to chose from

You just bought a house… Now what?

Apr
16
2020
Congratulations – you just bought a home! It may have taken months, or maybe years, of preparation. But you’ve saved up a down payment, zeroed in on your dream home and made an offer. The sellers have accepted and you’ve settled on a closing date. Soon, your new home will officially become yours.

5 Things to Do Before Listing Your Home for Sale

Apr
16
2020
Selling your home is not always a simple decision. You want to present your home in the best light possible, to increase your chances of making a sale and generate the best return on your investment. Preparation is key. If you don't know where to start, here are five things to consider before your home goes up for sale.

Successful Negotiations: Avoid Disappointment

Apr
16
2020
Finally, after reviewing listings and going on showings, you have found the place you want to call your own and are prepared to submit an offer. Now what?
Tagged as: buyer tips, negotiations,

5 Things to Consider When Buying a Home

Apr
16
2020
No two home buying experiences are ever the same. Between closing costs, down payment, home inspection, appraisal and other expenses, buyers can be tapped out emotionally and financially before they can even call the home their own.

Following the Indicators

Apr
7
2020
COVID-19 has significant implications for the national real estate market and the Kawarthas/Haliburton is not immune.
Posted by: Dean Michel

How We Can Help in Uncertain Times

Mar
23
2020
We know that our community is the cornerstone of our business.

Understanding List-toSale Ratio

Feb
25
2020
Every seller's dream is to sell their home quickly and for as close as possible to, if not more than, the asking price. On the flip side, a home buyer wants to negotiate down as far below the asking price as they can. In other words, a seller wants a list-to-sale ratio at, or above, 100%, while a buyer is looking for as low a ratio as possible. Exactly where the two parties meet on that spectrum depends on many variables, the biggest being overall market conditions.
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