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Haliburton Highlands: The Destination of Choice

With quality lakes in abundance, Algonquin landscapes around every corner, improved WIFI and many ways to get to Haliburton County from the GTA, Haliburton is the 'NEW' destination of choice! Buyers are attracted to the Haliburton Highlands. It is less developed and crowded, and offers a more relaxed pace of life than Muskoka. A 3-bedroom winterized cottage on a motorized lake in Haliburton, average is $500,000. The privacy, clean lakes, quality communities, hospitals, schools, firehalls, shopping and addition of upscale eateries and dining facilities, check off the boxes for Buyers. With a strong arts community and year-round recreational opportunities, Haliburton has become a popular year-round destination. More buyers are seeking recreational and investment properties, whether for family time, personal relaxation or cottage rental opportunities, especially Millennials. They are making money and looking to get into the real estate market. Recreational cottages...
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Getting Ready to Sell Your House?

Getting ready to sell your house? Then it's time to roll up your sleeves and get to work! A small effort will bring a greater reward. Let's get started! 1. Welcome Buyers For better or worse, buyers do tend to judge a book by its cover. Cheer it up! Paint the door, add flower pots and a new doormat. Mow the lawn, clean up the yard & walkway debris. Constantly pick up after your pets so buyers feel comfortable touring the property. Repair broken screens, door handles, locks, and clean the eavestrough! Make your front door visible and accessible. 2. 3R's - Repair, Replace, Redo Start small. Do the repairs! Loose or broken handles, faucets, missing light bulbs and trim, doors that don't close properly. Change out the handles on kitchen and bathroom cabinetry. Re-caulk the tub. They may seem to be small things, but you'd be surprised by the negative effect it can have on a buyer 'It makes them stop and think, "What else is broken here"?'...
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