Archive for September, 2015

Is This The One? Beautiful and Serene View Property in Meaford

John Muir, the founder of the Sierra Club lived in Meaford in the mid 19th century. The first Canadian book to sell over a million copies was about a dog who lived in Meaford. More recently, Mike Holmes has become involved in a new development in town. Did they all know something you haven’t yet […]

Who Are Neil and Sheryl?

Whomever they are, they are excited about a new home they are building and now I’m excited too just because I love their sign. Anybody know them?

Collingwood and Area Real Estate Barometer Sept. 18-24, 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: 40 (42, 36) Average List Price: $457,727 Range of List Prices: $159,900 – […]

Beware of Rental Scams

We just go this warning from the Grey County OPP and I thought it was well worth passing on to you. FROM/DE:    Grey County OPP                     DATE: September 23, 2015 BEWARE OF RENTAL SCAMS (MUNICIPALITY OF MEAFORD, ON) – Grey County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) urge the public to beware of “rental scams” when planning their […]

Investment Condo or Fantasy Suite at Blue Mountain

If you are considering buying an investment condo at Blue Mountain, read on. Have you ever had a fantasy that involves calling in sick to work, hopping in the car and heading to a luxury hotel for 24 hours of pampering?Although you are a tad disheveled and wild eyed, the ever so cheery valet calmly […]

Collingwood and Area Real Estate Barometer Sept. 11-17, 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: 42 (36) Average List Price: $477,410 Range of List Prices: $178,000 – $1,950,000 […]

The Magic of Vinegar

In my opinion, the MOST important job of vinegar is to dress Collingwood’s CHIPPER French fries.  Magic! In the interest of being more green when cleaning around the house, David Suzuki has this to say about the magic of vinegar: Five ways to clean with vinegar 1.  Fill the rinse-agent dispenser of your dishwasher with plain […]

Collingwood and Area Real Estate Barometer Sept. 4-11, 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 Average List Price: $442,394 Range of List Prices: $179,000 – $1,025,000 Number […]

Feedback from Showings: Is it important?

“Your dated, overpriced, house smells like a smoking dog defecated in the corner of the mouldy basement. Other than that, the buyers loved it!” It’s a natural, knee jerk reaction. Someone tells you that your house shows poorly, has a peculiar odour, or has mould in the basement…you feel a little miffed. Sometimes, you feel […]

Real Estate Seller’s Market Conditions Prevail in Collingwood and Area

Residential homes continue to be in high demand in the South Georgian Bay area and, there is no end in sight despite pronouncements that Canada is or was in a recession. The news is not dampening the quest to purchase housing in the area as interest rates remain ever-so-low.SUPPLY AND DEMAND The number of properties […]

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