Archive for October, 2011

Georgian Gate’s OPA and Zoning Bylaw Amendment Adopted

Georgian Gate is a proposed development in The Blue Mountains consisting  of 609 detached and semi-detached dwelling units.  The municipality has issued  Notices of Adoption of an Official Plan Amendment and a Zoning By-law Amendment with respect to the subject lands, shown on the map in the shaded area.  The Official Plan Amendment is being forwarded to the […]

Georgian Triangle Real Estate Barometer Oct. 21-27, 2011

The following information was obtained from the MLS® statistics provided by the Georgian Triangle Association of REALTORS®. They include a summary of data for the following areas only:   Collingwood, Wasaga Beach, Blue Mountain, Clearview, Grey Highlands and Meaford.   Previous week(s) in brackets. Single Family Residential New Listings: 42 (61, 58, 79) Average List Price: $434,188 […]

Native or Immigrant? Which are you?

Guest Post by Chris. Did you know that I am considered an Immigrant?  I was surprised to learn that, too (seeing as I was born and raised in Canada, eh!?)  The type of immigrant I am referring to is a DIGITAL immigrant.  (Sometimes we are called ‘tech’ immigrants, too.)  Apparently, because I was born in […]

Bank of Canada Maintains 1% Rate

Citing the sluggish global economy as the reason, the Bank of Canada today announced that it is keeping it’s target for the overnight rate at 1 per cent. Read the full press release here.

Wasaga Beachfront Real Estate Deal Expected to Close in November

One dream was lost and another one is taking shape. The principal buildings in Beach Area 1 including such landmarks as the The Dard, Bananas, the Giant Tiger plaza, the old hotel at the corner of Mosley and Old Mosley and many of the stores along the beachfront are all part of a real estate deal […]

Georgian Triangle Real Estate Barometer Oct. 14-20, 2011

The following information was obtained from the MLS® statistics provided by the Georgian Triangle Association of REALTORS®.   They include a summary of data for the following areas only:  Collingwood, Wasaga Beach, Blue Mountain, Clearview, Grey Highlands and Meaford.   Previous week(s) in brackets. Single Family Residential New Listings: 61 (58, 79, 56) Average List Price: $379,256 […]

Why We Love Our Blue Mountain Condo

I worked with a family back in the late spring who had decided to buy either a chalet or condo in the Blue Mountain area for ski season use.  They didn’t really envision using it too much in the summer months.  Turns out they were mistaken. This wonderful family of four bought a condominium in […]

Monday Morning Interest Rate Update for October 17, 2011

Guest Post By David Larock The markets were feeling a little less risk averse last week as money shifted out of low-risk assets, like government bonds, and into higher risk areas like stocks. This drove bond yields up, which gave our lenders higher funding costs, and if the current trend continues, another increase in the […]

Georgian Triangle Real Estate Barometer Oct. 7-13/11

The following information was obtained from the MLS® statistics provided by the Georgian Triangle Association of REALTORS®.   They include a summary of data for the following areas only:  Collingwood, Wasaga Beach, Blue Mountain, Clearview, Grey Highlands and Meaford.   Previous week(s) in brackets. Single Family Residential New Listings: 58 (79, 56, 74) Average List Price: $402,909 […]

Thornbury – Clarksburg Transit

Here’s some good news picked up from the Town of Blue Mountains website: The Thornbury-Clarksburg Transit committee has partnered with Hewgill Bus Lines to provide transportation services for those in the community who would find it valuable.  As interest grows different routes and opportunities will be developed.  For a full listing of routes, times and […]

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