Real Estate Blog - Blog Archive: May, 2019

 It may not feel like it, but spring is here and our thoughts turn to the great outdoors. For many of us that means camping and black flies. For the inexperienced camper (and some experienced ones), the challenge is not over once you have decided on the type of camping and location. So what else do you need to think about?

You have booked yourself into a campsite for three days. Now what? 

  • Have you considered what type of food to bring?
  • What are you cooking your food on?
  • What type of clothes should you be wearing?
  • What protection do you have for the sun and bugs?
  • How much storage space is required?
  • What type of activities are available?
  • What are the camp rules and how should we conduct ourselves?

Having a safe and…

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When you finally make “the decision” to purchase your cottage property, typically the traditional images and thoughts begin to stir your imagination. Thoughts of warm days, hanging out at the dock sipping your favourite beverage.

As you build your buyer list of important features, the typical priorities begin to emerge:

  • Winterized or three season cottage
  • Number of bedrooms
  • Fireplace
  • Road access
  • Shoreline-deep water or shallow entry
  • Docks for boats
  • Decks
  • Septic system
  • Water-lake or well (drilled/dug)

And the list G R O W S

But there are some questions that are not always asked by buyers...and should be.

Let’s explore some of these


Many buyers automatically default that they…

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