Photo shows site preparation underway for Talbot Ridge subdivision in Picton.
New Development

Prince Edward County New Development Pipeline

The following developments and sub-divisions make up the pipeline of publicly announced developments for Prince Edward County: 1. Twelve Trees Development name: 12 TreesAddress: 411 Main Street, WellingtonProponent: Royal Trees Limited PartnershipStatus: Approved, pre-sales underway. […]

A rural road in Prince Edward County.
General

Moving To Prince Edward County

If you live in a big city and you’re considering moving to Prince Edward County, there are some things you need to know about rural real estate which you won’t encounter in an urban area. […]

Graph showing the relationship between selling price and property taxes in Prince Edward County
Rules & Regulations

Property Taxes in Prince Edward County

As a real estate broker, out of town buyers often ask me “what are property taxes in Prince Edward County?” Although it would be accurate to say “better than Toronto”, that’s not particularly helpful. To […]

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 […]

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

UPDATE: As an outcome of Council meetings held on July 17th and August 13th, 2019, the County’s zoning by-law was revised to eliminate any reference to a maximum size for second units. Based on a […]

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

County Approved Airbnb Licensing

At it’s meeting on August 13th, the municipal Council of Prince Edward County approved Airbnb licensing with annual fees, regular inspections and significant penalties for infractions. On November 4th, the municipality will start taking license […]

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 […]