Abraham Buck first discovered the beautiful area near the Saugeen River that would eventually become the Walkerton and Hanover area. Before him was a thick forest filled with hardwood trees and an impressive array of wildlife. In the 160+ years since then, this area has become a popular destination for individuals who are looking for a vacation home or who are looking to relocate to a quieter and less complicated lifestyle.

Of course, anyone interested in purchasing a home or a vacation property would be wise to consider whether or not now is the right time to invest in real estate. It is no secret that the real estate market has had some tough times over the last few years. But the good news is that it is still a buyers' market, which means that even with mortgage interest rates slowly rising, an individual can get an incredible deal on a great property. In fact, home prices are still lower than they were just a decade ago, which means you can find some amazing deals.

Throughout Ontario, there are many small communities that are perfect for vacations or for families that are looking to relocate. Each of these small communities has a unique charm and sensibility that appeal to certain people. The towns of Walkerton and Hanover are no different. With some of the most incredible scenery, coupled with the type of close-knit community that you just don't see that often anymore, it is no surprise that everyone from young families, to busy professionals, and even retired people have found our area when it comes to slowing down and appreciating the finer things in life.