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Thursday, May 19, 2016

It's Spring Vacation Time



Spring won't let me stay in this cottage any longer! I have to get out and breathe the fresh country air, because I'm on vacation

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Sunday, May 8, 2016

Need To Know Before Listing With Brokerage

The commission rate when selling my cottage or home, is it a set or standardized fee.

There are some facts and particulars which can be advantageous to know just before you sign an agreement with a brokerage to list your property.

First of all, you need to know that a brokerage determines the commission rate and fees it charges to clients.

Commission rates aren't established or authorized by the Real Estate Council of Ontario, government authorities, real estate associations or real estate boards. (illegal for them to do so)






And despite the fact that you may be functioning directly with a broker or salesperson, the commissions are payable to the actual brokerage.

For anyone who is requested by an individual to make a payment to someone other than the brokerage, it is advisable to contact the brokerage.

Those dollars paid to someone other than a brokerage might not be covered by ones deposit protection insurance every salesperson or broker must have to trade in real estate.


Read full article
https://www.thestar.com/life/homes/2016/05/07/what-you-should-know-before-listing-your-home-with-a-brokerage.html

Basics to Buying a Cottage

Buying and selling a home or cottage can be overwhelming and daunting.

See this video, you will learn helpful tips that will ensure you are home smart when buying a cottage or home.



One of the best tip I got from this video was, it's not the surface that counts it's whats underneath.

Like you can renovate your kitchen but not your surrounds.

The shingles may look good but what about the framework under the shingles.

Happy home buying....

Saturday, May 7, 2016

Brady Lake 2 Bedroom

2301 Brady Lake Rd, Minden Ontario
Neat And Clean 2 Bedroom
Prime Level Private Lot Abutting Anson Creek With Spectacular Views Over Brady Lake
Clean Sand Shoreline
Full Septic (2006)and   Drilled Well
1 Bath
768 Square Foot Home On Concrete Crawl Space
Plus Nice Screened Porch Area