Archive for October, 2014

Looking For A Large House For Sale in Collingwood?

Perhaps you have a large family or maybe just lots of family and friends who like to visit. Perhaps you like to spread your wings the way I do or you just want somewhere to put everything. Right now, there are a total of 9 homes for sale on the MLS® in Collingwood that are […]

Bacchus House in Collingwood

If you are planning a trip to view houses for sale in the Collingwood area, you might want to stay overnight and treat yourself to an unhurried couple of days to enjoy the area. One real gem to consider is the Bacchus House Bed and Breakfast on Hume St in Collingwood. Owners Annette and Andy […]

Monday Morning Interest Rate Update October 27, 2014

Guest Post by Dave Larock The Bank of Canada (BoC) left its overnight rate unchanged last Wednesday, as was universally expected. The BoC also released its latest Monetary Policy Report (MPR), which I read with great interest because it provides us with the Bank’s views on the state of our economy and includes projections for […]

Collingwood and Area Real Estate Barometer Oct. 17-23, 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: 27 (31, 49, 47) Average List Price: $408,530 Range of List Prices: $158,800 […]

Some Times, Back-Up Offers Work

Right now, there are several houses in the Collingwood, Blue Mountain area that have conditional offers pending on them. Sometimes this is because the buyer has a home to sell or, it may be conditional for a short period of time while the buyer gets approval for financing or has a home inspection and so […]

Collingwood: Seasons of Change

Rogers TV has been airing an excellent, half hour documentary by Steve McEown that profiles the changes in Collingwood from a ship-building community to what it is today. It was well done and features many of my clients, co-worker Linda Lavers and even I get my five minutes of fame. Click on the image above […]

Collingwood and Area Real Estate Barometer Oct. 10-16, 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: 31 (49, 47, 42) Average List Price: $583,219 Range of List Prices: $224,900 […]

How Much Is The Other Offer For?

Many people who are trying hard to buy houses here in the Collingwood and Blue Mountain areas are getting a little frustrated. We’ve had a sustained busy market for several months now and there is a shortage of options for house buyers in certain areas or in certain price ranges. One of the real frustrations […]

The New Collingwood Centre Shopping Plaza

Here is the site plan for the redeveloping mall, or should I say, shopping centre in Collingwood’s west end where the Zellers used to be.  I had wondered what was going in that freestanding building on the west side and now we know.  Carter’s Osh Kosh.

Collingwood and Area Real Estate Barometer Oct 3-9, 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: 49 ( 47, 42, 44) Average List Price: $393,051 Range of List Prices: $109,000-$1,495,000 Number […]

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