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Communities We Serve

PKAR is a non-profit trade organization that represents the “Voice for Real Estate” in Peterborough and the Kawarthas and beyond. Our membership stretches from Apsley, Bancroft and Lakefield in the North to Norwood and Havelock in the East, Millbrook and Cavan in the South and as far away as Toronto. Established in 1949, PKAR now represents over 800+ members across Central Ontario.


Norwood | Westwood

The Township of Asphodel-Norwood is a growing rural community that provides an attractive blend of rural, village, and cottage living to over 4,000 residents who call the municipality home. Nestled within 160 square kilometres, the Township encompasses a good selection of schools, a NHL sized ice surface with an enthusiastic hockey and figure skating community, thriving community groups, picturesque parks including a new splash pad, and popular resorts along the Trent River. 


Bancroft is located in the heart of Ontario, tucked away from the bustle of the big city but close enough to visit. Central to several mid-sized cities and halfway between Toronto and Ottawa, Bancroft offers the tranquility of the Canadian Shield with all the amenities of a modern community. Built alongside the York River in the mid-1800s, Bancroft sits at the northern tip of Hastings County and the southern end of Algonquin Park.



Cavan Monaghan

Bailieboro | Cavan | Fraserville | Ida | Mount Pleasant | Springville | Five Mile Turn | Millbrook

Life grows naturally here in the Township of Cavan Monaghan come explore something fresh and unspoiled.  Our rich mix of heritage downtown, diverse local arts and culture and flourishing farmlands makes living or visiting something exclusive to this area.  Residents enjoy the sense of community that is so prevalent in small towns while still having quick and convenient access to the larger urban centres.  Whether you are raising a family or retiring from the hustle and bustle of working life, the Township of Cavan Monaghan has it all.


The City of Peterborough is an extraordinary community located in Central Ontario. We are a one-of-a-kind place, located on nature's doorstep – with many trails and parks right within our city and easy access to cottage country. We are close enough to major centres yet far enough to be an independent city with our own soul.


City of Peterborough


Welcome to the Township of Douro-Dummer! Our township is a quaint rural community comprised of small and large businesses, farmlands, beautiful lakes and rivers, parks, walking trails, and recreational opportunities. Located just east of Peterborough, the township is home to about 7600 people in an area of just under 460km.



Havelock-Belmont-Methuen is a charming rural community located at the southeast reaches of Peterborough County. It is a scenic community suited to outdoor recreation with an abundance of lakes, rivers and trails. There are a variety of businesses with investment opportunities for commercial and industrial development.


Otonabee-South Monaghan

Assumption | Keene | Indian River | Rice Lake | Lang | Woodview

The Township of Otonabee-South Monaghan is a municipality with a strong commitment to fostering healthy change and growth. In an effort to promote the health, safety and well-being of its residents, the Township will strive to preserve and enhance the environmental integrity of the land, water and air, while balancing the economic needs of the Township as a whole.

With its location on Rice Lake and the Otonabee River, together with its unique blend of century farms, historical and cultural landmarks, environmental features and rural lifestyle, the Township recognizes the potential for growth in businesses and services catering to the touring public. 



Ennismore | Lakefield | Smith

The Township of Selwyn boasts many attractions and events that enhance the quality of life for residents and tourists alike.

Centrally located in the County of Peterborough, one hour north of the Greater Toronto Area, our community is surrounded by water on three sides and borders the City of Peterborough and the City of Kawartha Lakes.

Whether you are visiting the area to enjoy our many attractions, festivals and special events, our beautiful lakes and rivers, beaches and parks, or the hospitality of our local people and businesses, you'll find that Selwyn has so much to offer!


Township of North Kawartha

Apsley | Big Cedar | Burleigh Falls | Glen Alda | Mount Julian | Stoneyridge | Woodview

We support a healthy community with a lifestyle and economy that sustains the natural environment and heritage of North Kawartha.

North Kawartha offers beaches, parks and green spaces, as well as year-round recreational programs and facilities, including a seasonal indoor ice surface. The many area attractions also include snowmobile, skiing and hiking trails. All of which make North Kawartha a very popular tourist destination.

Today, many cottagers have become permanent residents, contributing year-round to the recreational and cultural activities that enrich community life.

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