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Snowbird Checklist

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Snowbird Checklist Do you have your snowbird checklist in order?  If you’re planning on heading south this year you’ll want to cover your bases at home before making the trip.  If you’re a veteran snowbird, you know that you don’t just pack your swimsuit and hit the road.  You need to make a few plans […]


After the Storm

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After the Storm: Our local climate can bring some pretty serious weather events leaving you discombobulated after the storm.  I know in our area power outages during one of these more violent bursts are not uncommon.  We have covered some generator dos and don’ts in past articles, but what should you do after the storm?  […]


Featured Rentals September 2018

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Harbourview has some great featured rentals available for September 1st.  Check out these three rentals to find a new place to call home this fall. First we have an opening at 679 Victoria Street in Midland.  This two bedroom upper level of a duplex is close to downtown and all amenities. It boasts an open concept […]


Showing Your Rental Property

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Showing Your Rental Property When it comes to showing your rental property there are a few things to keep in mind.  Take it from a company that has literally gone through the process hundreds of times.  From before your potential renters arrive, to after they leave, there are certain steps you need to take to […]


Stihl and Harbourview

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Stihl and Harbourview There is no job too big or too small for Harbourview Property Management. When going gets tough, the tough use Stihl. Some people pronounce it “steel”, some call it “still”, but however you say it, they are Canada’s number one selling brand in outdoor power equipment. Harbourview has been using their products […]


Mouse Proofing

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“Mouse-proofing” It seems there is no way to completely mouse-proof any home or cottage, but here are some ways to help. Food: First off, cut off their food source! As nice as you may be, the mice aren’t stopping by just to hang out with you. If a mouse gets in, it will more than […]


Uses for WD-40

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Uses for WD-40 Everyone has a can of this magic liquid kicking around; and if you don’t, you should! WD-40 has been around for decades as fans of this water displacer are discovering new and unique ways to put it to use. Below are just a few of the 2000 plus uses (according to the […]


Beat the Heat

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Time to beat the heat! Remember when the weather was like this? Me neither… Summer is in full swing and this heat is not letting up. Here are a few Harbourview tips and tricks to beat the heat this summer. Get to the source: When you’re over heating your body reacts by sweating. Your skin […]


Generator Dos and Don’ts

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Generator Dos and Don’ts: When it comes to operating a generator to keep the lights on after a wicked storm, there are a few definite dos and don’ts you need to keep in mind.  There are companies and products out there that aim to take all of the guess work out of the process, but […]


Poison Ivy

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Poison Ivy Whether you have had the rash or not, chances are that most of us have encountered poison ivy throughout our lifetime.  If you have a particularly high sensitivity to the noxious plant the results can be devastating.  So if you’re out at the cottage, or doing some clean up around your yard, knowing […]