March and April were cold months, not only the weather but also for the real estate market. Traditionally spring is a great time to buy and sell real estate but this year is a challenge, with Covid causing many people to put off making a transaction. There are signs that this is changing as ‘phase one’ ending of lockdown takes …
Portable storage units are the perfect option for people looking to declutter their home and business during the winter months. Here’s why.
Here are a few steps you should take to ensure your possessions are secure from both the weather and criminal activity:
With the first few snowfalls of the season and temperatures plunging to -20 in Muskoka, Ontario’s winter is in full force. As a result, it’s probably the case that your sitting at home wondering where you can store all those items you won’t need for the next six months. Have you considered portable storage?
Investing in a cottage property can be rewarding, but the choice can seem like a gamble – at first.Lowering the risk of having a “bad hand” is the best idea when approaching a rental property, especially one in the middle of Muskoka.
It can be very satisfying checking off each to-do on a checklist. When moving into a new home having a checklist is the difference between a smooth move, or a damaged TV. Moving solo, without a professional moving company, can seem overwhelming so having a checked list at the end gives you peace-of-mind, and a reminder that you did it!
April and May are traditionally very hot when it comes to real estate, and not just in city centres like the GTA, but across cottage country.More and more 50-somethings are cashing out of their family home and driving north to retire or telecommute. Purchasing a home in central Ontario is a trend that is expected to continue as boomers reach retirement.
The garage is the proverbial man-cave, and a “two-car” garage in Canada really means somewhere to stash all the seasonal necessities such as lawn mowers and snow blowers. The shed is filled with lawn chairs and old pool toys, and you know that the snow is about to release you from the winter laziness, and you’ll have to spring forward into cleaning.
Moving from a bigger house into a condo or a smaller house can be a challenge. You are preparing to move, and you realize that your new condo, or the smaller house you bought, will not have enough storage space. You may have larger furniture that you are not yet ready to sell, or other items that might not fit into your new place.
We have been lucky to enjoy such a warm fall this year and as a result, many cottage owners have had the opportunity to put off closing their cottage, enjoying a couple extra weekends of some well-deserved R&R.But as the weather gets cooler and winter edges closer, it will soon be time to start packing up your cottage.
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