Graph showing the relationship between selling price and property taxes in Prince Edward County
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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 […]

Based on a surprise decision at the April 18th Public Planning meeting, it looks like the County will now allow larger second units
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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.
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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 […]

Weddings Special Events Prince Edward County
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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 […]

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Avoid a nasty HST surprise

A recent article in the Globe and Mail describes how some buyers in the Vancouver market may have an unexpected liability for HST. Most sales of primary residences are exempt from HST…but not all of […]