Archive for June, 2014

Collingwood and Area Real Estate Barometer June 20-26, 2014

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 Southern Georgian Bay Association of REALTORS®. Previous week(s) in brackets. Single Family Residential New Listings:  46( 58, 57, 74) Average List Price: $464,743 Range of List Prices: $149,000 […]

Adding An Apartment To Your Home in Wasaga Beach

Are you thinking about putting an apartment in your home in Wasaga Beach?  If so, read on. Some time ago, the provincial government legislated that municipalities must allow “second” or “accessory dwelling” units within residential homes.  In order to comply, the Town of Wasaga Beach has created a comprehensive Guide to Second Dwelling Units with […]

Are Mortgage Rates Headed Up Soon? Monday Morning Interest Rate Update

Guest Post by Dave Larock Our inflation rates continue to rise more quickly than the Bank of Canada (BoC) and most market watchers have been forecasting. Last Friday Statistics Canada released the latest Consumer Price Index (CPI) for May, and once again, it showed average prices surging higher. Overall inflation rose 2.3% in May, after […]

Collingwood and Area Real Estate Barometer June 13-19, 2014

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 Southern Georgian Bay Association of REALTORS®. Previous week(s) in brackets. Single Family Residential New Listings:  58 (57, 74, 70) Average List Price: $485,698 Range of List Prices: $149,900 […]

A Day of Delight in Collingwood

  This unique, fun and of course, DELIGHTFUL street festival takes place on Simcoe Street downtown on Saturday, June 28th.  Held in support of the Gaslight Theatre, the day kicks off with a parade of giant puppets at 11 am. There will be musical instruments, artists, musicians and actors, costumes and a festival play called […]

Free Money That Could Put Over $1,000 in Your Pocket

If you’ve been paying attention to the news, you are either in a panic or in denial about what’s happening with energy costs in Ontario.  We all know they only go up but this year, we are seeing some pretty dramatic increases starting in the cost of both electricity and gas prices that can leave […]

Collingwood and Area Real Estate Barometer June 6-12, 2014

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 Southern Georgian Bay Association of REALTORS®. Previous week(s) in brackets. Single Family Residential New Listings:  57 (74, 70, 70) Average List Price: $444,247 Range of List Prices: $115,000 – $2,999,000 […]

The Collingwood Olive Oil Co.

When John and I were in Quebec City last year, we visited a place called Oliv and thought it would be a great idea for Collingwood.  I guess wishing makes it so because May 21st saw the opening of the Collingwood Olive Oil Co. Tasting Bar and Shop on the top end of Ste. Marie […]

Hopeful News About The Shipyards Project in Collingwood

Homeowners in the Collingwood Shipyards development got a positive notice from the developer last month. Sent by Fred Serrafero, the Vice President of Development & Construction for the FRAM Building Group, the notice reads as follows: “The development team of FRAM Building Group and Slokker Real Estate would like to take this opportunity to update […]

Collingwood and Area Real Estate Barometer May 30 – June 5, 2014

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 Southern Georgian Bay Association of REALTORS®. Previous week(s) in brackets. Single Family Residential New Listings:  69 (73, 57, 74) Average List Price: $529,959 Range of List Prices: $145,000 – $3,500,000 […]

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