Archive for February, 2015

Collingwood and Area Real Estate Barometer Feb. 21-27, 2015

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 (36, 23, 60) Average List Price: $419,995 Range of List Prices: $128,900 – […]

When You Can Expect to Give or Get Possession of Your Property on Closing Day

What time do I have to be out of my home by on closing day? What time do I get the keys to my new home? These are simple questions without simple answers. The standard Ontario Real Estate Association Agreement of Purchase and Sale that says the Buyer has until 6:00 pm to close the […]

Collingwood and Area Barometer Feb. 13-19, 2015

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: 36 (23, 60, 64) Average List Price: $474,144 Range of List Prices: $183,500 – […]

A Very Significant Development Proposal Could Alter Downtown Meaford

A significant development application in the Town of Meaford could change the face of the downtown core and potentially bring needed revitalization to the area. The proposal calls for tearing down existing older buildings and redeveloping the site on Sykes St with a five storey building plus construction of three storey building fronting on Nelson […]

Collingwood and Area Real Estate Barometer Feb. 6-12, 2015

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: 23 ( 60, 64, 72) Average List Price: $448,000 Range of List Prices: $124,900 – […]

New Condo Development Proposed in Collingwood’s West End

Back in 2006, a property in Collingwood’s west end, on the site of the former Beaconglow Motel, was approved for a hotel/condo development that never happened. In 2012, the 7 acre site was acquired by Harhay Developments and recently, they have brought forward their applications for a residential condominium plan with a commercial component. The […]

The 2015 Collingwood and Area Real Estate Market Came In Like a Lion

As predicted, the real estate market has come in very strong as we start 2015. The number of MLS® sales of all property types in our region in January came in 39% above January 2014 levels with 114 units sold; comparable to January 2013. At the same time, the number of new listings were down […]

Collingwood and Area Real Estate Barometer Jan.30-Feb.5, 2015

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:  60 (64, 72, 44) Average List Price: $510,124 Range of List Prices: $136,500 […]

Town of Meaford Planning Update: Is This A Town to Watch?

In December, we attended the annual panel of Planners session which is an opportunity for us to interact with municipal staff and planners about local planning initiatives and developments. Today we present the information provided by Liz Buckton, Senior Planner for the town of Meaford. I’ve always loved Meaford for a host of reasons such […]

Collingwood and Area Real Estate Barometer Jan. 23-29, 2015

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:  64, (72, 44, 49) Average List Price: $409,666 Range of List Prices: $76,500 […]

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