Archive for October, 2012

Blue Mountain Short Term Rental Accommodations

Guest Post by Chris McCormick Last week, Marg and I attended an information session on The Blue Mountains’ Short Term Accommodation By-law, presented by the town’s Director of Planning, David Finbow.  Marg has written about this bylaw before on the blog so as an update only, we felt we’d like to share the following items […]

Georgian Triangle Real Estate Barometer Oct. 19-25, 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 Real Estate Barometer Collingwood, Wasaga Beach, The Blue Mountains, Meaford, Clearview New Listings: 31 (44, […]

House for Rent in Blue Shores, Collingwood

Update:  SORRY, IT’S RENTED I have some clients who are renting a beautiful home in Blue Shores; a highly desirable waterfront community on the east end of town.  They have a one year lease but have found their dream home and therefore wish to sublet the rented home prior to the end of their term.  […]

Monday Morning Interest Rate Update for October 22, 2012

Guest Post By David Larock When Bank of Canada (BoC) Governor Mark Carney speaks, the experts I read carefully parse his words, searching for subtle differences in his phrasing that may indicate a change in the BoC’s interest-rate outlook. This is a man whose words can literally move markets and last week when Governor Carney […]

Where Has All The Water Gone? Georgian Bay water levels approaching new low

It is nothing short of heart breaking to watch the water levels rapidly decline on Georgian Bay.  I see docks that are now in the middle of lawns and vast expanses of rocks and shale never before exposed in my tenure in the Georgian Triangle.  Most distressing of all are the environmental impacts of this […]

Georgian Triangle Real Estate Barometer Oct. 12 – 18, 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: 44 (32, 58, 60) Average List Price: $462,811 Range of List Prices: $123,900 – […]

Majestic Fireplace Health Canada Warning

Consumers are being advised to stop using certain “Majestic” brand fireplaces due to a reported risk of the glass exploding. The models affected are natural gas or propane fired direct vent Majestic free standing fireplaces, manufactured by CFM Inc. (who are no longer in business) bearing trade names Insta-flame or Northern Flame; Models FSDV22, FSDV30 […]

Georgian Triangle Real Estate Barometer Oct. 5-11, 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: 32 (58, 60, 56) Average List Price: $443,938 Range of List Prices: $154,000 – […]

More New Homes To Be Built In Collingwood – Balmoral Village

Collingwood is about to get another “lifestyle community”, this time in the form of a mixed-use project called a complete community for adults.  This real estate development will be located on about 24 acres adjacent to Cranberry Village on the west end of town. First proposed about two years ago, the original design met with […]

Here’s a New Idea for Hallowe’en Fun in Collingwood

Trek or Treat? What a great idea!  A night time trail race for the family complete with ghouls, goblins and candy.  Canada’s Night Trail run originated in Oakville several years ago and is being launched in Collingwood for the first time this year.  Taking place on Saturday, October 20th, the event offers a 5 km […]

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