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Looking to Buy a Cottage! - A few of the items your family should understand and the things To Look For!

This site was designed to provide your family with more information so you know of a few of the items and issues that can arise in a waterfront purchase.

These pages are to help in your search, and things to be aware of.

If You Live in The City.

There are items you should learn and be aware of in waterfront purchasing.

Some very minor, others could become a major issue!

Search through this section and see if you can find some helpful tips. Its here to help your family become a more informed consumer in your cottage or waterfront home purchase!

From starter properties to million dollar cottages, dedicated Buyer agents, working to find buyers the best property availaible within thier budget.

Regardless if you are ready to buy or build a cottage it pay's to be aware!

Each cottage area and municipality Can and Will have its own unique set
of rules, regulations and perhaps surprises!

Preparation to Buy a Cottage!

Cottage Purchase Planning

A Cool Dice at Sunset

  • You Have Heard This really should get your cottage mortgage or vacation home financing in place!

    Know what your family can afford or even if your bank will approve the cottage or area you are thinking of.

  • Location, location, location!

    How far do you want to drive to the cottage? Are you comfortable driving an hour, two hours or three!

  • Your Cottage Dream List?

    What kind of property do you want? A rustic cabin to work on, complete with a deluxe outhouse? A year round cottage or perhaps a luxury cottage? Are you planning on building?

  • Looking for a Waterfront lot to Build?

    Explore the options of building through small cottage plans or a go larger with Lake House Plans. These are all terrific plans by Canadian!

  • Research the area and lakes!

    Explore the Ministry of Natural Resources or lake association about the lake you may be considering. Go for a country drive, check out the towns, how far is it to get basic supplies.

A Few Items in Your due diligence to Buy a Cottage Property.

A Buyers Agent
Cottage Mortgages
Vacation Home Financing
Purchasing Expenses
Cottage Insurance
Cottage Inspections
Septic Systems
Grey Water
Leaching Pit
Water Well Inspections
Well Systems
Cottage Septic
Property Survey
Land Survey
Crown Land
Picking an Agent
Cottage Locations
Buying The Cottage
Waterfront Lots
Small Cottage Plans
Small Cottage House Plans
Lake House Plans
Shore Road Allowance
Restrictive Covenants
Cottage Docks
Propane Heating
Wood Stoves Sharing a Cottage
Co-ownership Agreements
Foreign Buyers
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3276 Macdonald Island Road Big Rideau Lake

1000 ISLANDS/ St. Lawrence River
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1473 Shore Road Kingston

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