Archive for July, 2011

Georgian Triangle Real Estate Barometer July 22-28 , 2011

The following information was obtained from the MLS® statistics provided by the Georgian Triangle Real Estate Board.   They include a summary of data for the following areas only:   Collingwood, Wasaga Beach, Blue Mountain, Clearview, Grey Highlands and Meaford. Previous week(s) are in brackets. Single Family Residential New Listings: 55 (66, 79, 57) Average List Price: $439,572 […]

Summer Mortgage Market Update (2011)

Guest Post By David Larock Canadians are still enjoying the story of The Little Economy That Could. While the European and the U.S. economies struggle to reduce their crushing debt levels and Chinese inflation threatens to bring its economy to a rolling boil, we just keep chug-chugging along. But we are also balancing on a […]

Fun Week-Ends in Wasaga Beach and Collingwood

I love living here. Even though Beach Area 1 in Wasaga Beach has seen many changes in the last few years since the great fire, some things never change.  While poodle-skirted gals and side-burned guys are rockin’ to Elvis in Collingwood this week-end, the beach crowd is out in full force in Wasaga.  Even kitchy […]

Georgian Triangle Real Estate Barometer July 15-21 , 2011

The following information was obtained from the MLS® statistics provided by the Georgian Triangle Real Estate Board. They include a summary of data for the following areas only: Collingwood, Wasaga Beach, Blue Mountain, Clearview, Grey Highlands and Meaford. Previous week(s) are in brackets. Single Family Residential New Listings: 66 (79, 57, 70) Average List Price: […]

Underground Elvis To Visit Collingwood

Collingwood is transformed into Memphis North this week-end as Elvii’s from around the world, together with thousand s of fans descend upon our fair town for the 17th Annual, Collingwood Elvis Festival.  It is the largest festival of its kind in the world and attracts more than 120 tribute artists. One of the notable stories […]

Overnight Rate Holds Steady

Mark Carney has held the Bank of Canada’s benchmark overnight rate steady once again at 1%.  He does, however, hint to eventual rate hikes in order to meet inflation targets.  Read the full article from The Globe and Mail, here.  If you’re having trouble, please paste this address into your browser:  http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/economy/interest-rates/mark-carney-signals-rate-hike-coming/article2101904/ What does that […]

Fish Caught on Candid Camera In Thornbury

This is so cool. The Ministry of Natural Resources has installed an underwater camera at the fish ladder fish ladder by the bridge  at Highway 26 in Thornbury.  If you have nothing else to do, (and I’d like to know who you are if that’s the case), you can watch a live video stream on […]

Georgian Triangle Real Estate Barometer July 8-14 , 2011

The following information was obtained from the MLS® statistics provided by the Georgian Triangle Real Estate Board. They include a summary of data for the following areas only:   Collingwood, Wasaga Beach, Blue Mountain, Clearview, Grey Highlands and Meaford.   Previous week(s) are in brackets. Single Family Residential New Listings: 79 (57, 70, 74) Average List Price: […]

Buying A Home? Get The Facts on HST

Many consumers still appeared to be confused on how HST applies to the purchase of a new or resale home in Ontario. In a joint effort between the Province of Ontario and the Ontario Real Estate Associaton, the two put together a helpful, brief video that explains it well.

Catch The Wave and Ride The Bus in Wasaga Beach

It was on July 7, 2008 that Wasaga Beach first put a bus on the road.  It was a shuttle van that made a loop once an hour across town from 7 AM to 7 PM.  Demand for the service grew more quickly than expected and by the summer of 2009, an additional bus was […]

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