If you're struggling to afford the home of your dreams in the big city, why not start fresh in cottage country? Home prices are more affordable and it's a great place to raise a family. Some are taking another approach! "Other priced-out urbanites are simply investing in vacation homes and renting them out. A third of those want to own or already have a cottage, seeing them as investments." There are lots of options for you here in Kawartha Lakes.