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Investment Properties

Quinte offers superior returns

Small-scale real estate investors -both new and experienced- often include low-rise multi-residential buildings in their portfolios, but is this an effective place to invest money? I recently analyzed the rate of return on such investment […]

Well water flow tests
Rural Properties

Making sense of flow rate tests

When you live in a big city, it’s easy to take water for granted, but living in a rural area, it’s another story. The majority of rural homes in Prince Edward County are served by […]

Waterfront land prices
Waterfront

Waterfront land prices

I was recently asked about the price of waterfront land in Prince Edward so I dug out a pricing study which I had done for a client in May 2014 for some guidance. The data […]

Replacing oil heat
Older Properties

Don’t rule out oil heat

Although not frequently encountered in newer homes, a significant percentage of the older homes in Prince Edward County are heated with oil. Oil heat ofter raises concerns for buyers who may have heard -accurately- that […]

Home sales by price segment
Homes Over $300,000

Sales grow for higher priced homes

Home sales were down slightly in February, but the total value of homes sold increased? How is that possible? This is a reflection of a long term trend in the market, where the mix of homes […]

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Sailing to Prince Edward County

Twenty-one years ago, halfway through our annual sailing voyage to the Bay of Quinte, my wife and I were walking down Picton’s Main Street looking for wine and groceries when I turned to her and […]

All Homes

County listings hit 5-year low

Following in the pattern established in January, the inventory of real estate listings available for sale in Prince Edward County remained at 5-year low levels in February as shown below. Home sales in the County were off […]