Archive for July, 2014

The Two Solitudes of Collingwood

This post, more than any other, is about living in Collingwood. It’s about the politics and the great divide that is only spoken of in hushed whispers or with eyes rolling toward the heavens. When you Google the term “ Collingwood Shipyards”, chances are the first page will be filled with references to the waterside […]

Simcoe Pride Week – August 1 – 9, 2014

Did I miss something? The Town of Collingwood has noted Simcoe Pride week right on the Town website  yet, I don’t see our town holding a flag raising for PRIDE week. It seems the towns all around us are on board and even our County. Who decided we were not or, did I miss something?

Collingwood and Area Real Estate Barometer July 18-24, 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:  50 (38, 57, 56) Average List Price: $515,750 Range of List Prices: $174,900 […]

How to avoid the tenant from hell

Guest Post by Real Estate Lawyer, Author and Speaker, Mark Weisleder Most residential tenants are long term tenants who pay their rent on time and properly look after a landlord’s property. The trick is to do the proper research in advance so that you do not end up with the tenant from hell. Here are […]

Stunning Condo in Wyldewood

I’ve just listed one of the most exquisite condos I’ve seen in Collingwood and am pretty excited to show it off to you. This oh-so-chic condo has the largest plan in Wyldewood with 1456 square feet featuring 3 bedrooms (or two plus a den) including a second floor loft. It’s like having two master bedrooms […]

Collingwood and Area Real Estate Barometer July 11-17, 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:  38 (57, 56, 46) Average List Price: $534,663 Range of List Prices: $199,900 […]

Thornbury Jazz By The Bay 2014

JAZZ BY THE BAY Sunday July 6 until Sunday August 17, 2014 6-8 pm. BAYVIEW PARK, 106 BAY STREET EAST, THORNBURY N0H 2P0 Rain location – Beaver Valley Community School, 189 Bruce St. S. Thornbury Refreshments available. Bring your lawn chair and join the fun! PRE-ORDER A PICNIC SUPPER CREATED BY SUSTENANCE CATERING 705-888-6710    sustenancecatering NOTE […]

Wyldewood in Collingwood

Not to be confused with the new Wyldewood Cove project now under development, Wydlewood was the first local project for developer, Brandy Lane Homes. It opened in the summer of 2010 to spectacular success and was one of the fastest selling projects ever in the region and, it was completed in 2012. Wyldewood is set […]

Collingwood and Area Real Estate Barometer July 4-10, 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 (56, 46, 58 ) Average List Price: $482,273 Range of List Prices: […]

Live Waterside in Downtown Collingwood

There is something very appealing about walking out your door and being a 5 minute walk to the grocer, the LCBO, the bank and shops. There is something even more appealing about sitting on your patio or looking out your windows and watching a sunrise over the water or watching visiting yachts moor by your […]

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