Buying a Year Round CottageThis year has been a real challenge for all of us. The combination of the COVID-19 virus and uncertain economic times have been incredibly worrisome.  With the arrival of Fall, the situation is still uncertain and extremely stressful. During the summer, many of us were dreaming of escaping to a safe and relaxing haven. As many of us will be working from home for the foreseeable future, a cottage is a great idea. Working from your cottage would be the best of both worlds, a great office with a view. The idea of having a cottage has been discussed by many of our friends and family. If you are thinking of buying a cottage, always contact your REALTOR® prior to making any major decisions.

Factors to Consider

The following are some of the factors that you should consider when thinking of buying a cottage:

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Financial Planning

There are many important financial aspects to consider when thinking of buying a cottage. These include:

Start Looking

Having a family cottage is the dream of many Canadians. A place to relax and see all family members have fun and share special family times and memories. A critical factor to consider is the distance from home to the cottage. The closer it is, the more often you will be able to escape to your second home. Cottages close to Ottawa have increased in price. With so many people working from home, many families are considering the purchase of a cottage. Please speak to your REALTOR® and start looking.