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Own A Cottage In Ontario?

Make Your Investment Work For YouOver the course of the last decade, millions of Canadians rode the real estate wave and now own a cottage in Ontario.  In fact, nearly 40% of all single-family home purchases in the year 2005 were second homes or cottages as opposed to primary residences.  Though many of the homes represented in this…

Top Ten Things You'll Love About An Ontario Vacation Rental

Top Ten Things You’ll Love About An Ontario Vacation RentalWould you rather not return to a cramped, impersonal hotel room after a day of vacation fun?  There are so many reasons to choose an Ontario vacation rental for accommodation, there's no need to fumble with a keycard ever again.

#1 - More bang…

3 Things To Keep In Mind While Choosing A Holiday Cottage in Ontario

3 Things To Keep In Mind While Choosing A Holiday Cottage in OntarioYou've carefully weighed the accommodation options, and you've decided that renting a holiday cottage in Ontario is the way to go.

Now, you're looking around at the hundreds of options.  It's confusing!  There are so many potential vacation…

Self-Catering Ontario Rentals vs Hotel Accommodation: What to consider

Self-Catering Ontario Rentals vs Hotel Accommodation:  What to considerWhen planning a vacation in Ontario, you have two major choices for Ontario rentals: a standard hotel or a self-catering rental (vacation cottage).  Before you spring for the same old resort, consider the many benefits of renting a private home…

Changes in Bear Rules in Cottage Country

Changes in Bear Rules in Cottage CountryThere have been some changes in bear rules in cottage country.  Last summer had far fewer bear sightings in cottage country compared to the past four or five years. When it was decided by the Haliburton Highlands municipalities to "bear-proof" land fill sites thus cutting off the bears' steady source…

Rental Scams for Haliburton Cottage Rentals

There was a lot of chatter about cottage rental scams for Haliburton cottage rentals in the news this year. This is one of those things that 'only happens to other people' so it was shocking to discover that a few of our Haliburton cottage rentals that were listed on Kijiji had been targeted.

The scammer had copied our on-line cottage rental advertisements and posted them on Craig's List. Same cottage pictures, same lakeside descriptions, different contact name and phone number. It was…

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