Archive for September, 2014

A Tree House Chalet in Craigleith

Well maybe not a tree house but it may as well be. This enchanting little chalet in Blue Mountain is located in Georgian Woodlands and really, you can’t see it from the road for all the trees. Georgian Woodlands was developed over the last half century by George Fleming who is the great nephew of […]

Collingwood and Area Real Estate Barometer Sept. 19-25, 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:  42 (44, 62) Average List Price: $417,416 Range of List Prices: $179,900 – […]

Protect yourself against condo insurance deductible

Considering how many people buy a condominium in the Collingwood – Blue Mountain area, this is a very important read about a topic some people may be surprised about. Guest Post by Mark Weisleder, Real estate lawyer, author and speaker There is a lot of confusion out there by buyers and real estate salespeople as […]

Black Algae Is Appearing on Roofs in Our Area

Do you ever notice roofs that have black staining on them that look something like this one below? I have seen several and more commonly, on houses in Stayner and Wasaga Beach. They seem to be increasing in number and on a recent inspection of a home with this condition, the home inspector explained that […]

Collingwood and Area Real Estate Barometer Sept.12-18, 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:  44 Average List Price: $405,648 Range of List Prices: $132,900 – $999,000 Number […]

Blue Mountain Resort and the End of An Era

Isn’t it somewhat unimaginable to believe that a 220 meter high hill on the escarpment could change the entire economy and face of a town for over 7 decades? Unimaginable indeed yet it happened. The buzz all around town on Friday was the announcement that Intrawest bought all of the remaining shares held by Blue […]

Collingwood and Area Real Estate Barometer Sept. 5-11, 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:  52 Average List Price: $507,134 Range of List Prices: $149,900 – $2,500,000 Number […]

Big News at Blue Mountain today

Hot off the press, we have some bug news out of Blue Mountain today.  It was announced this morning that Intrawest Resorts Holdings Inc. is buying the remaining 50 percent stake of Blue Mountain Resorts Holdings Inc. that it doesn’t already own for 58 million Canadian dollars ($52.4 million).  I have not had time yet […]

Insider’s Tip: Where to Watch Lightening in Collingwood

No, not at a council meeting although it can be stormy at times too. With the cold and rainy week we just had, it made me think of what my hubby and son do when there is a thunderstorm with lightening. While I race to hide under the covers, they rush out to the spit […]

The Collingwood Bread Company Ruined Me

Look at that face of evil.  She knows exactly what is about to happen, doesn’t she. Opened just one month now, we’ve found bread nirvana here in Collingwood. If you don’t get there early, the shelves will be empty. I made it in just in time to break my no gluten rule and then dive […]

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