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Commuter trains between Havelock to Toronto set back until at least 2016

As a follow up to previous blogs on the subject - the project has been set back, even though we can see them slowly upgrading the tracks still. Please see the following article for full detials http://www.thepeterboroughexaminer.com/2013/07/19/rail-unlikely-to-arrive-before-2016?utm_source=addThis

Buying a Cottage

Question: p Answer: There are several long term benefits to owning a cottage that extend beyond the simple use and enjoyment of your recreation home. The ultimate goal is also to see your property value increase during the time you own it.  When determining the best location to purchase a cottage, budget usually becomes the first deciding factor. In Ontario, Muskoka has traditionally ...

The Open Concept Kitchen. Good or Bad?

Kitchens tend to be the focal point of our modern day home and as such home owners have changed the kitchens design to suit. In the past kitchens were a place where the cooking was done and the food was brought to a separate dining room where the guest would be served. In today’s homes we have the 'open concept kitchen' which brings the chef and cooking space into the living space creating a ...

Residential Rehabilitation Assistance Program (RRAP) — Secondary/Garden Suite

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) offers financial assistance for the creation of a Secondary or Garden Suite for a low-income senior or adult with a disability — making it possible for them to live independently in their community, close to family and friends. CMHC delivers renovation programs in Prince Edward Island, where the province cost-shares on a 75% federal / 25% provincial ...

Linwood Homes cottage wins national award

Linwood Homes, of Young's Point, took home some prestigious hardware Friday at the Canadian Home Builders' Association's National SAM Awards, bringing home a win in the single-detached, under 1,500 square feet category. Peterborough native Craig McFarlane, the vice-president of Linwood Homes Ltd., which is headquartered in B.C. and has an office in Young's Point, was up for two awards this year. ...

Commuter Trains to and from Havelock, Peterborough, Toronto. Part 1

Living in Norwood and owning real estate in Havelock, I get a lot of questions regarding the Shinning Waters Railway (SWR) project and how it will effect real estate value in the area. In part one of this blog I will focus on the scope the project, the cost, funding, completion dates and other facts. “Spearheaded by MP Dean Del Mastro, a plan has evolved to incorporate the Shining Waters Railway ...

11 Things to Inspect Before Buying a Home.

Your new home is not just a place to lay your head, it is most likely one of the biggest investments you will make as well. To ensure a good initial price(without the addition repair costs) on your investment I recommend inspecting the items listed here as well as using the services of a qualified Home Inspector before buying. Brickwork & Chimney - Inspect the brickwork and mortar particularly ...

Dining In - Creating and open concept dining room and living room in a mid-1990s-style home

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Commuter Trains to and from Havelock, Peterborough, Toronto. Part 1

Living in Norwood and owning real estate in Havelock, I get a lot of questions regarding the Shinning Waters Railway (SWR) project and how it will effect real estate value in the area. In part one of this blog I will focus on the scope the project, the cost, funding, completion dates and other facts. “Spearheaded by MP Dean Del Mastro, a plan has evolved to incorporate the Shining Waters Railway ...

New Area Services page

I have just added a navigable list of service providers to my site which should be very handy to new home owners to the area. If you can think of more reliable services or contrators let me know and I will add them.  Adrian King
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