All Homes

Disappointed by lack of choice?

In a recent post I documented the continuing slowdown in home sales in the County which started in May. Closer examination shows that overall sales may be down, but lower-priced homes are holding steady while […]

Weddings Special Events Prince Edward County
Rules & Regulations

Only One Wedding Per Season

Given the County’s natural beauty, it’s no surprise that lots of people would like to get married or host events here. Recognizing this, many entrepreneurial rural and farm property owners have seen an opportunity to […]

Homes Over $300,000

Sales fall for higher-priced homes

In a recent post I documented the continuing slowdown in home sales in the County which started in May. Closer examination shows that overall sales may be down, but lower-priced homes are holding steady while […]

Fewer Toronto buyers
Outside Influences

Toronto buyers stay home in October

The October real estate market in Prince Edward County continued the “return to normalcy” which began after the market peaked in May. Detached home sales for the month were slightly below the average for October […]

Sales 3rd quarter 2017
All Homes

Market Update: July to Sept. 2017

Since peaking in May 2017, the Prince Edward County real estate market has cooled significantly. Since May, the market had largely returned to historical normal by the end of September (though sales actually fell below […]

Shaking hands
Investment

Friends or family investing together

Over the last year, several small groups each made up of family or friends have asked me to serve as their buyer representative when looking for property for them to buy together as an investment. […]

Prince Edward County limited subdivisions
Rural Properties

No Subdivision Next Door

“It’s a great house and we love the view of the farmland, but will there be a subdivision next door?” When people buy a home in a rural area of Prince Edward County, they’re often […]

train connection to Toronto
General

Connecting with the County

With the increase in the number of people working from home and the arrival of rural, high-speed internet, an increasing proportion of people moving to the County are mid-career professionals and entrepreneurs who regularly need […]

100-year flood line
Waterfront Properties

Waterfront land – things to look for

UPDATE This post was originally published as a cautionary note in March 2016. One year later, with the highest lake water levels in 100 years resulting in widespread flooding of low-lying areas, the message is […]

Water delivered by truck
Rural Properties

Living with water delivered by truck

Residents in rural Prince Edward County depend on wells for their drinking water, but it is not uncommon to find wells that can only deliver a limited flow and/or which run dry in the later […]