Investment property six plex
Market Trends 2016

Quinte offers superior returns

Small-scale real estate investors -both new and experienced- often include low-rise multi-residential buildings in their portfolios, but is this an effective place to invest money? I recently analyzed the rate of return on such investment […]

Waterfront land prices
Market Trends 2016

Waterfront land prices

I was recently asked about the price of waterfront land in Prince Edward so I dug out a pricing study which I had done for a client in May 2014 for some guidance. The data […]

Replacing oil heat
Older Properties

Don’t rule out oil heat

Although not frequently encountered in newer homes, a significant percentage of the older homes in Prince Edward County are heated with oil. Oil heat ofter raises concerns for buyers who may have heard -accurately- that […]

Home sales by price segment
Market Trends 2016

Sales grow for higher priced homes

Home sales were down slightly in February, but the total value of homes sold increased? How is that possible? This is a reflection of a long term trend in the market, where the mix of homes […]

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Sailing to Prince Edward County

Twenty-one years ago, halfway through our annual sailing voyage to the Bay of Quinte, my wife and I were walking down Picton’s Main Street looking for wine and groceries when I turned to her and […]

Market Trends 2016

County listings hit 5-year low

Following in the pattern established in January, the inventory of real estate listings available for sale in Prince Edward County remained at 5-year low levels in February as shown below. Home sales in the County were off […]