Prince Edward County license fees for short-term rentals depend on the type of property, the number of rooms, and whether it's an inspection year.
Rules & Regulations

New System For Airbnb Licensing

At it’s meeting on August 13th, Prince Edward County Council gave final approval to a system for licensing Airbnb’s. In this article I highlight some of the key parts of the licensing system. Background Last […]

Existing home sales fell in Prince Edwad County during the second quarter 2019 while new build sales were up.
All Homes

2nd Quarter: Existing Home Sales Down, Prices Up

Summary The key housing metrics gave a mixed message in the second quarter of this year, with some pointing to stronger demand and others suggesting the opposite. On another front, new home sales continued to […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]