Aerial photo shows how to recognize an unopened road allowance on Prince Edward County's municipal GIS.
Rules & Regulations

Unopened Road Allowances

If you are buying a rural home or vacant land in Prince Edward County, you may encounter unopened road allowances. Crown Survey History Before diving into unopened road allowances, a little early Loyalist history is […]

Image shows zoning in the hamlet of Bloomfield, Prince Edward County
Rules & Regulations

How Planning & Zoning Work

If you’re like most people, land use planning is somewhat of a mystery, so the purpose of this article is to explain how planning and zoning work. Provincial Policy Statement Planning in Ontario is based […]

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. […]

Rural properties have special challenges when applying for a mortgage so you're better off with local financing.
General

You’re Better Off With Local Financing

If you’re looking to buy property in Prince Edward County and you’re come from another area such as the GTA, you may be tempted to turn to your banker or mortgage broker there to get […]

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 […]

Table shows the average price per acre for waterfront and other vacant land in Prince Edward County, broken down by parcel size.
2019

Prices Are Increasing For Vacant Land

Summary Although sales have fallen since the bubble market of 2017, prices are increasing for vacant land in Prince Edward County. Historical Sales Sales of vacant properties in the County stagnated for six years following […]