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New Muskoka Office

We are pleased to announce that we have a new Muskoka office at 102 Manitoba Street in Bracebridge (also the home to Santa’s Village!) Please note that this new location replaces our previous branch office in Huntsville.

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Ontario Buyers Looking for Cottages This Fall

Nearly 8 in 10 Ontario Realtors say interest in 4-season cottages growing Toronto, ON, October 5, 2016– The fall may not be as busy as spring for cottage buying, but it still brings out the buyers, shows new research from the Ontario Real Estate Association (OREA). In a survey conducted with its recreational property experts, […]

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Christian Völkers: “I’ve found my dream home.”

Christian Völkers, CEO/ Founder of Engel & Völkers AG, is the proud owner of a 500-year-old finca property on Majorca. It is an estate with a sprawling land plot, a pool built into the cliffs and its own polo field. Wine is grown in the property’s own private vineyard, and olive oil is also produced […]

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Real Estate News

According to the UNITED NATIONS, the worlds urban population is expected to increase by 380 million by year 2020. In an urban housing perspective that is the equivalent of building 5 cities the size of Los Angeles including all the supporting services and infrastructure, every year between now and 2020. What effect will that have […]

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Prepare your home for a puppy

“Happiness is a warm puppy”, said Snoopy creator Charles M. Schulz: a sentiment echoed by dog owners everywhere.Science also reinforces this claim. People with pets suffer less stress, enjoy improved health and benefit from an unlimited supply of unconditional love. Before you begin to reap the rewards of dog ownership, you need to make your home […]

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Max in the News

Max was quoted in an article in the Toronto Star published on Saturday, May 21st. The article is about the price of cottages in Ontario’s prime cottage areas.

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What About the Home Contents?

As a REALTOR® I am often being asked about purchase of contents. My answer lately is always to negotiate the contents after the real estate transaction is firm and to put seller and buyer in contact for direct negotiation. After having to purchase a $3,000 used couch to keep the real estate transaction together during negotiations, […]

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