Lake Joseph cottage, Muskoka

Muskoka Real Estate | July 2023 Update

In July 2023, the MLS® System captured a vibrant snapshot of the region's real estate activity, showcasing a total of 406 units sold. This marked a remarkable growth of 24.9% compared to the same period in 2022. While the residential non-waterfront segment demonstrated an upward trajectory, recording increased sales activity…

Muskoka cottage on Rosseau

Muskoka Cottages for Sale | The Market Gyration Continues

As summer 2023 comes into full swing a few real estate trends seem to becoming more apparent. With financing becoming more difficult, both demand and listing numbers for cottages in the lower price ranges is becoming very soft. After peaking in summer 2021 there has been a steady decline in…

Lake Rosseau cottage, Muskoka Ontario

Muskoka Real Estate | May 2023 Update

The Lakeland Real Estate Board published the May 2023 statistics and there were no surprises for any local Realtors® who keep a close eye on the market. As we have been monitoring web traffic on our sites it's obvious that there are far less people searching for properties than in…

Lake Rosseau cottage, Muskoka Ontario

Lake Rosseau Real Estate – Spring 2023 Market

Lake Rosseau, along with Joe & Muskoka, have historically been good bell weathers for the cottage market throughout the region. With this in mind we thought an in-depth look at where the current real estate numbers point would give us a good sense of what might becoming. We'll go back…

Sap collecting near Burks Falls

Maple in Muskoka

Cast Iron Kettle Boiling Do you ever get an exciting idea floating around in your mind, you then share it with your partner who is on the same wave as you and all of a sudden you're running rapids together? Well, this is how John and I operate pretty much…

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Muskoka Real Estate | March Market Update

  The Muskoka real estate market continues to be in a state of flux with sales numbers very low across the board. The following stats are from the The Lakelands Association of Realtors® and for the area considered "Lakelands North" which includes the areas of Algonquin Highlands, The Archipelago, Bracebridge,…

Stubbs Falls, Arrowhead Park Huntsville

Arrowhead Provincial Park

Many people are familiar with Arrowhead Provincial Park, one of Ontario's most popular and well known parks within the region of Muskoka. Campers and day trekkers arrive throughout the warmer months to enjoy the park's various trails, sandy beaches and sparkling lakes, campfires and mosquitos. Once the itch of those…

Cottage Country Podcast

The Cottage Country Insider Podcast

Our friend Jim Marshall has started a new podcast focusing on real estate in the Parry Sound area. He draws on his almost 40 years of experience and provides valuable insights into buying and selling in cottage country. He has a deep familiarity with the local area, including the lakes…

Boathouse & cottage on Lake Joseph, Muskoka

Muskoka Boathouses – History & Things to Consider

Boathouses - Iconic Muskoka Landmarks History The history of boathouses in Muskoka is a rich and fascinating one, closely intertwined with the development of the region as a summer destination for Canada's wealthy elite. From the earliest days of cottage life to the present day, the boathouse has remained an…

Muskoka Cottage Construction

Thinking About Building a Cottage in Muskoka ?

When people are searching for the perfect cottage they can find it a frustrating process. The lot is beautiful but the structure is a disaster. Great cottage but the neighbors are way to close. Beautiful building, great lot, but the "lake" is more like a large pond.  Even worse, everything…

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Muskoka High Speed Internet

Starlink has arrived in Muskoka For many years one of the biggest stumbling blocks to people working from the cottage in the Muskoka area is lack of good, reliable hi speed internet. The introduction Elon Musk's StarLink is a complete game changer. Finally there is true hi speed internet in…

Lake Vernon | Getting Acquainted

Lake Vernon Morning coffee on the dock, sunny afternoons swimming and boating, evening paddles and bonfires, friends and family gathering all contribute to warm memories of waterfront cottages across Muskoka. Some have been handed down from within families, others more recently established with new experiences ahead. Lake Vernon has played…

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