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 […]

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 […]

This free seminar on Saturday June 1st will show you how to use free online tools to research properties in Prince Edward County.
Useful Tools

Research Before You Buy

Informed buyers make better decisions! If you want to do your own research before buying property in the County, then this workshop is for you. Participants will learn how to use free online tools like […]

Chart shows that flow rates on Prince Edward County well drilled during the spring have higher flow rates that those drilled during the summer or fall.
Rural Properties

Well Flows Higher In Spring

In a recent video on using the Ontario Well Records Map, I cautioned that a good flow test on a well done during the spring melt in March wouldn’t necessarily mean a good flow rate […]

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. […]

The photo shows the artists conception for the new Twelve Trees condo project.
Condos

Two New Condos

Condos came relatively late to Prince Edward County, with the first development in 1981. Since then, the supply has grown very slowly, with an average of 5 new residences added each year. Now, after nearly […]

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 […]