Archive for October, 2015

Collingwood and Area Real Estate Barometer Oct. 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: 31 (27, 28, 43) Average List Price: $623,461 Range of List Prices: $169,000 […]

Qualifying for a Mortgage on a Condo

Did you know that qualifying for a mortgage on a condo is slightly different than qualifying for a mortgage on a house? For a house, your lender will qualify you based on your annual income, the monthly mortgage amount, the monthly municipal tax amount and if it is a high ratio mortgage (if you’re borrowing […]

Live In Downtown Collingwood: Yes, Please!

As walkability and distance to amenities become increasingly important, more and more Buyers are snapping up homes located close to downtown in urban centres across the country.  We are seeing this trend in Collingwood – Blue Mountain country as well.  Statistically speaking, on average in the past 6 months, Central Collingwood listings have sold faster […]

Collingwood and Area Real Estate Barometer Oct.16-22, 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: 27 (28, 43, 43) Average List Price: $374,667 Range of List Prices: $159,000 […]

Collingwood and Area Real Estate Barometer Oct. 9-15, 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: 28 (43, 43, 40) Average List Price: $611,332 Range of List Prices: $169,000 […]

It’s Easy to Be Green: Have an eco-friendly fall

This Fall,  Plan to Take Advantage of Fallen Leaves: Leave your rake inside the garage as the fall leaves start to accumulate on your lawn. Try going over the leaves with a mulching lawnmower, instead.  The mulched and shredded leaves will decompose, then will act as a weed controller and natural fertilizer.  Less bags of leaves will go off to the […]

Storybook Log Home near Creemore

Earlier this week, as I tried to map our new listing – a rustic and pretty log home with detached oversized garage and pond – which is located on a quiet country lane between Glen Huron and HEAVEN, it occurred to me just how private this storybook setting is. The major mapping sites could not […]

Collingwood and Area Real Estate Barometer Oct. 2-8, 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: 43 (43, 40, 42) Average List Price: $484,119 Range of List Prices: $184,900 […]

Over Priced Real Estate

Some days, home sellers love me and other days they don’t. With all the talk about our booming real estate market, lots of people think their homes are worth more than they really are and sometimes, they are worth more than what the owner thinks. The market in our area is as strong as I’ve […]

Collingwood and Area Real Estate Barometer Sept. 25-Oct.1, 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: 43 (40, 42, 36) Average List Price: $558,293 Range of List Prices: $179,900 […]

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