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Increase Thanks: Town Land

increase thanks: As part of the campaign, the municipal government put 15 parcels of town land up for sale and offered prospective buyers rebates of up to 90 per cent, resulting in some lots being available for as little as 500, according to Toronto Star. Read more Operating a dealership in a small town has its benefits Article Continued Below Small town charm and affordable housing Officials say hundreds of calls flooded in, some from as far afield as China and Australia, while a steady trickle of visitors also came to the community to see what it had to offer. react-empty 158 The town land got snapped up by a single developer within the first week, and government officials say private real estate sales are starting to increase thanks to newcomers who are taken with the area. Officials in Smooth Rock Falls, Ont., recently launched a campaign to woo newcomers to the area and help rebuild a town that had been in a financial tailspin since the closure of a local pulp and paper mill. Officials say they're so pleased with the success of the campaign that they're putting another dozen parcels of town property up for sale by the end of the month. The outcome to date has been extremely positive and encouraging, not only for Smooth Rock Falls, but for people and businesses looking to establish themselves, Denault said in a telephone interview. Chief administrative officer Luc Denault said the mix of residential and commercial lots will be made available with the same generous incentives as the first batch, adding the move is expected to continue the positive momentum generated by the initial campaign. ( As reported in the news.