THE SCOOP

A Real Estate Blog from The Parkhill Team of Realtors

Listen City, it’s not you. It’s Me…

This isn’t Working for Me Anymore.I grew up in the 7th largest city in Canada - Mississauga, Ontario.From a young age, I had a strong appreciation for wildlife, nature, and natural spaces. A fondness that was certainly fostered by family camping trips,...

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So you want to buy a cottage?

So you want to buy a cottage? Now what?                              The first thing you need to do is call a Realtor. Not just any Realtor, but one that specializes in recreational and cottage properties; me, Jeff Park. I began my career with the Realty and Resource...

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What’s more Valuable than Money? Your Time

(but How is it Spent?) In 2001, I relocated from Mississauga to Peterborough County and had the dreaded task of completing a change of address on my Health Card and Drivers Licence. A task that was going to eat up my time, sitting in a Government building waiting for...

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A Week Unplugged

I’ll be the first to admit, I’m an addict. My phone comes with me everywhere. So when I agreed to go on a family trip to a rented cottage in the Kawarthas last month, it didn’t occur to me to ‘unplug’. My mother had rented two neighbouring cottages, one for her,...

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