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Important Factors

Depending your geographical area of interest, there are many important factors that Buyers and Sellers should be informed of, including:

  • Local market conditions
  • Comparable MLS® Sales data
  • Niagara Escarpment Commission
  • Conservation Authorities
  • Provincial Parks
  • Condominiums
  • Waterfront/Shoreline Properties
    • High water mark … where is the property boundary?
    • Deeded access and road allowances
    • Cottage associations
    • Local Indigenous Rights and Territories rights
  • Farming and apple production operations
  • Approved and potential developments
  • Official Plans of the local municipalities and counties
  • Development charges
  • Designated historical buildings
  • Bruce Trail
  • Snowmobile Trails
  • Landfill sites
  • Wind power and power corridors
  • Quarries
  • Wetlands
  • Water Supply
    • Lake or water source drawn
    • Municipal vs. private or shared wells
    • Drilled/dug/shore wells or cisterns
    • Jet vs. submersible well pumps
    • Aquifers
    • Well and water quality reports
  • Septic systems and Use permits … what properties should have them?
    Access permits
  • Heat
    • Oil vs. propane
    • What are the new regulations governing oil heating systems?
    • What is a W.E.T.T. inspection?
  • Your Local REALTOR® can help you determine if you need to be concerned with any of the above and assist you in obtaining the necessary information.

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