If you’re looking for ways to enjoy your Muskoka & Haliburton County cottage year-round, look no further!

Afterall, Ontario’s premier cottage country is pretty incredible, so why not extend your stay?

While the task of making your cozy cabin into an all-season retreat may be daunting, the following tips & tricks can help make it easier. 

1. Add All-Season Insulation 

Canadian winters can be cold, like really cold.

That’s why it’s important to make sure you have proper insulation in your Haliburton County cottage!

While you can heat up your cottage, keeping it warm is another thing altogether – and the right insulation will help with that.

Whether you need to install new insulation or update your existing insulation, it will cut down…

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What usually happens when you make a mistake?

You adjust what you’re doing and you move on.

Afterall, failure precedes success. 

While this is a rather straightforward approach, we don’t always have the luxury to make an error – sometimes we simply can’t afford to take that risk. 

This rings especially true when it comes to investment properties, as there’s often a hefty price tag that comes with righting your wrongs.

To help you make the best decision possible, we’ve outlined some do’s and don’ts to consider on your journey for the perfect investment property in the ever popular Muskoka and Haliburton County region. 

What Is An Investment Property

First, let’s start off by defining what an investment property is.

Essentially, it…

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When it comes to buying or selling your home, there’s no denying that it can be a complicated process. But it doesn’t have to be – especially when you trust the experts at RE/MAX Professionals North! We’re here to help you, and that starts with simplifying the approach.

To make that happen, let’s explore some important terms.

Adjustable Rate Mortgage (ARMs): as the name aptly suggests, this type of mortgage rate does not remain unchanging. Instead, both the interest rate and mortgage payment change depending on market conditions. 

Amortization: refers to repaying your mortgage in full over a period of time.

Appraisal: offers the current value of your home.

Assessed Value: reveals a property's worth and is determined by a governing authority…

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What do you get when you combine stunning scenery, a vibrant community, and picturesque landscapes? The beautiful town of Bracebridge! Or, for many lucky individuals – home. 

Nestled in the heart of Muskoka, Bracebridge offers residents a wonderfully dynamic lifestyle. Boasting an impressive combination of economic opportunities and urban amenities, it’s no surprise that many are flocking to the area. 

Bracebridge Real Estate

Located in the top Cottage Country destination of Ontario, the Bracebridge real estate market offers cabins, cottages and condos with cozy coastal styles that match the surrounding natural environment. And, with many escaping to these homes for holidays, there are diverse options for full and shared-ownership.


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Demand for vacation properties in the Muskoka District has skyrocketed over the past few years, and for good reason. Also known as ‘cottage country’, the region is located just a few hours drive from Toronto and is renowned for its stunning lakes and natural scenery. 

There are many reasons more people are opting to buy instead of rent here. If you’re considering buying a Muskoka cottage or second home, these are some benefits of investing in your own vacation property in cottage country.

Affordable Muskoka Cottage Country Vacations

Let’s face it—vacations can be wildly expensive. 

The cost of hotel rooms and vacation rentals alone can be extremely costly, not to mention all the money you spend on eating out and excursions. When you add in…

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