This video provides step-by-step instructions for how to find a good well using the Ontario Well Records Map.
Rural Properties

Find A Good Well

If you’re considering a rural property in Prince Edward County, water is important. Here’s how to find a good well using the Ontario Well Records Map. […]

Check the zoning before buying property
Rural Properties

Special Issues Buying Rural Property

Many people come to the County because they want to enjoy the rural lifestyle but there are some special issues buying rural property. This article provides a checklist for many of the special issues buying […]

Picture shows a stone cistern for water storage in a 19th century house in Prince Edward County.
Rural Properties

Cisterns For Water Storage

Before I moved to Prince Edward County and got involved with real estate, I thought a cistern was something vaguely unseemly. In reality, a cistern is merely a tank that’s used to store water. In […]

Based on a surprise decision at the April 18th Public Planning meeting, it looks like the County will now allow larger second units
Rules & Regulations

County To Allow Larger Second Units

Based on a surprise decision at the April 18th Public Planning meeting, it looks like the County will now allow larger second units. This precedent-setting decision increased the maximum size to 65% of the main […]

Buying a rural home septic tank installation
Rural Properties

Buying a Rural Home with a Septic System

If you’re buying a rural home with a septic system to treat your toilet and other waste water, you need to understand how it works, what can go wrong and actions you can take to […]

Ontario Provicial Police commander John Hatch provides an extra-ordinary example of community policing in the County to reach teens at risk
General

Community Policing In The County

Services in rural areas are different than in big cities, some for the worse and some for the better. Waiting for the snow plow to come might fall into the first category. On the other […]