Archive for June, 2012

Georgian Triangle Real Estate Barometer June 22-28, 2012

This market summary includes data for Collingwood, Blue Mountains, Wasaga Beach, Clearview, Grey Highlands and Meaford.   The information was obtained from the MLS® statistics provided by the Georgian Triangle Association of REALTORS®.  Previous week(s) in brackets. Single Family Residential New Listings: 59 (64, 69, 86) Average List Price: $361,536 Range of List Prices: $109,900 – […]

The 10 Laws of Seller Success – Part 2

The way in which sellers approach the process of selling their property can most certainly affect the outcome. If you are reading this, chances are you’re in the selling mode and these thoughts may do a great deal to help you through the selling process. In today’s post, we look at the final 5 laws […]

The Mortgage Rules They Are a Changin’ – Monday Morning Interest Rate Update (June 25, 2012)

Guest Post By David Larock Last week federal finance minister Jim Flaherty surprised real-estate market stakeholders by announcing a fourth round of changes to the rules that are used to qualify borrowers who have less than 20% equity in their property (commonly referred to as high-ratio borrowers). You would have thought that Mr. Flaherty was […]

The Flying Chestnut in Eugenia

For the last couple of years, I’ve been hearing RAVE reviews about a restaurant in Eugenia called the Flying Chestnut Kitchen.  Last week-end, my hubby, son and I finally made the quick half hour trip out there to enjoy a Sunday brunch and now, we too are RAVING fans. Eugenia is a little village near […]

Georgian Triangle Real Estate Barometer June 15 – 21, 2012

This market summary includes data for Collingwood, Blue Mountains, Wasaga Beach, Clearview, Grey Highlands and Meaford. The information was obtained from the MLS® statistics provided by the Georgian Triangle Association of REALTORS®. Previous week(s) in brackets. Single Family Residential New Listings: 64 (69, 86, 65) Average List Price: $476,365 Range of List Prices: $119,900 – […]

The 10 Laws of Seller Success – Part 1

The way in which sellers approach the process of selling their property can most certainly affect the outcome. If you are reading this, chances are you’re in the selling mode and these thoughts may do a great deal to help you through the selling process. In today’s post, we look at 5 laws of seller […]

Sales of recreational product up in 70 per cent of Canadian markets examined

Yesterday, the folks at RE/MAX Ontario-Atlantic released a report about the Canadian recreational property market saying it has been reinvigorated, with softer values, increased selection, and a rebound in consumer confidence contributing to an upswing in sales in 2012. The RE/MAX Recreational Property Report, highlighting trends and developments in 33 markets nationally, found that sales […]

A Guide To Recreation in Collingwood

Wondering what programs are available in Collingwood this summer? When people move into a community, it’s great to have easy access to resources amount community amenities.  The Town of Collingwood just released its first ever paper guide to recreation in the area. It’s quite comprehensive and includes info on local clubs, organizations, community facilities and […]

Georgian Triangle Real Estate Barometer June 8 – 14, 2012

This market summary includes data for Collingwood, Blue Mountains, Wasaga Beach, Clearview, Grey Highlands and Meaford. The information was obtained from the MLS® statistics provided by the Georgian Triangle Association of REALTORS®. Previous week(s) in brackets. Single Family Residential New Listings: 69 (86, 65, 67) Average List Price: $440,159 Range of List Prices: $62,900 – […]

Ontario Government Announces Condo Review Consultation

Did you know that over one million people live in condominiums in Ontario and that about 50% of all new home sales in Ontario are condominiums? Ontario is taking steps to modernize the Condominium Act, 1998,  so it reflects the current and future needs of owners, residents and other stakeholders in the condominium community. In […]

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