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10 Tips When Closing Your Cottage For Winter

Even if this is your 1st or 10th  winter having a cottage, below are some helpful tips to keep in mind when closing your cottage for the winter: Inspect your septic tank – follow the manufacturer’s service recommendations and timelines. Keep sump pump pumping Turn off exterior faucets and drain ...

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Find out what you don’t know-Episode 1 Why are fire routes called fire routes?

My 10 year old asked me a question the other day, I have never been asked and I did not have the answer. As a 15 year vet in Real Estate and 19 year vet on fire departments, and Dad of 12 years you would think I would know the ...

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Find out what you don’t know- Episode 2 Why shoreline road allowances are so important to have knowledge on when purchasing your waterfront dream!

First of all, what is a shoreline road allowance (SRA)? Well, in the late 19th century the Crown instructed their surveyors to lay out 66-Foot road allowances along the banks of lakes and rivers in Ontario. These road allowances were used for logging and transportation of goods. Today, there is ...

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Do You Have The RIGHT Waterfront?

When you set out to buy your waterfront property you likely envisioned quiet nights, stars overhead and the only sound you hear is the crackling of the campfire.  The reality is you’ve bought your waterfront getaway on a busy lake with lots of neighbours and there are so many porch/dock ...

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