Archive for May, 2016

Why Is The Real Estate Market So Hot and Will It Last?

The real estate market in Ontario is red hot with the demand for homes outstripping the supply.  Competing offers are the norm in certain segments of the market and many properties are selling above their list prices.  So what is going on? I have to say that I wonder about that too. In my 27 […]

Collingwood and Area Real Estate Barometer May 20-26, 2016

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) will in brackets. Single Family Residential New Listings:  45 ( 85, 70, 84) Average List Price: $425,529 Range of List […]

Collingwood and Area Real Estate Barometer May 13-19, 2016

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) will in brackets. Single Family Residential New Listings:  85 (70, 84, 70) Average List Price: $581,216 Range of List Prices: $164,900 […]

Why I Don’t Believe Open Houses Are A Good Idea

Many years ago, I was attacked in an open house and it’s the last one I ever did. As a seller, I think you also need to consider very carefully if you want an Open House.  Many people think visits during such an event are equal to showings but they are not at all.  What […]

Collingwood and Area Real Estate Barometer May 6-12, 2016

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) will in brackets. Single Family Residential New Listings:  70 ( 84, 70, 65) Average List Price: $529,099 Range of List […]

Hey Marg… there’s a little crazy on your face!

Hi everyone, It’s Chris here. This post is titled what I said to Marg today, when we were navigating 5 competing offers on one of our listings.  So…what topic should we discuss today – how about this crazy HOT (never mind chili pepper, it’s more like GHOST PEPPER hot) market. Let’s look at this from […]

Collingwood and Area Real Estate Barometer April 29-May 5, 2016

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) will in brackets. Single Family Residential New Listings:  84 (70, 65, 57) Average List Price: $581,354 Range of List Prices: $129,900 […]

The Anex Offers 18 New Homes in Collingwood

After more than a decade of delays, the old Victoria Annex school site on Maple Street between Fifth and Sixth streets in Collingwood is finally ready to go. The lovely old school building which was erected in 1884, still sits on the site and has been boarded up for years.  The development plan calls for […]

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