Category Archives: Waterfront Information

Waterfront & Residential Stats for February – The Lakelands

Muskoka Haliburton Orillia – The Lakelands Association of REALTORS® Non-waterfront sales climb to new February record Residential non-waterfront sales activity recorded through the MLS® system of Muskoka Haliburton Orillia – The Lakelands Association of REALTORS® numbered 155 units in February 2017, up 18.3% from February 2016. This was a new […]

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Muskoka Haliburton Orillia Waterfront Sales Activity

Muskoka Haliburton Orillia – The Lakelands Association of REALTORS® Non-waterfront and waterfront activity rise to new annual records Residential non-waterfront sales activity recorded through the MLS® system of Muskoka Haliburton Orillia – The Lakelands Association of REALTORS® numbered 91 units in December 2016, down 10.8 per cent from December 2015. […]

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Waterfront Sales Smash September Record

Muskoka Haliburton Orillia – The Lakelands Association of REALTORS® Waterfront sales smash September record Residential non-waterfront sales activity recorded through the MLS® system of Muskoka Haliburton Orillia – The Lakelands Association of REALTORS® numbered 209 units in September 2016, rising 20.8 per cent from September 2015. This was just the […]

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Ice Is Out on Lake of Bays

It took a while but the ice is finally out on Lake of Bays.  Boaters be careful as there is a lot of debris and the water levels are still quite high.  Summer at the cottage is on it’s way, if we can just get mother nature to warm things […]

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Lake Levels

MUSKOKA LAKE LEVELS STARTING TO RECEDE The lake levels are slowly beginning to recede from the damaging high water levels we have seen in previous days.  There has still been a lot of damage to docks and boathouses.  There is also a few docks adrift as well as tin boats […]

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REPAIRING OR INSTALLING A DOCK OR BOATHOUSE AT THE COTTAGE?

MNRF Work Permit Required for Over-Water Structures Posted on February 23, 2016   MNRF Work Permit Required for ALL Structures Over the Water Greater than 161 sq.ft. Due to a recent court decision the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) now requires the submission of an application and issuance […]

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Waterfront Sales Sets New October Record

Muskoka Haliburton Orillia – The Lakelands Association of REALTORS® – Statistics Waterfront sales set new October record Residential non-waterfront sales activity recorded through the MLS® system of Muskoka Haliburton Orillia – The Lakelands Association of REALTORS® numbered 177 units in October 2015, down 3.3 per cent from October 2014. That […]

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Waterfront sales set September record – The Lakelands

Muskoka Haliburton Orillia – The Lakelands Association of REALTORS® – Statistics Residential non-waterfront sales activity recorded through the MLS® system of Muskoka Haliburton Orillia – The Lakelands Association of REALTORS® numbered 173 units in September 2015, down 9.4 per cent from September 2014. This was still above the five and […]

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The Road Allowance on Your Waterfront Lot

The initial laying out of road allowances in Ontario included the establishment of shore road allowances that were 66’ in width adjacent to navigable rivers and the shores of lakes. The MNRF has established certain guidelines and will generally encourage municipalities to retain shoreline where the lands contribute to the […]

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