Archive for 2017

How much extra would you pay for a garage or basement in your Collingwood condo?

The average sale price of a condo in Collingwood this year has run on average, at about $390,000 but not all condos are created equal: The average sale price of a condo without a garage was actually $279,277. With a garage, that number rises to $544,979! Condos with a basement sold for an average of […]

Collingwood and Area Real Estate Barometer Oct. 6-12, 2017

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: 24 (47, 33, 35) Average List Price: $730,054 Range of List Prices: $228,000 […]

Features Home Buyers Want Most

Whether you are selling or buying, you might find the results of a study useful when assessing your own needs and more importantly, resale values.  Completed by Avid Ratings for the Canadian Home Builders Association, the Canadian Home Buyers Preference Study is a wealth of information.  While it says most buyers still prefer a two-storey […]

What’s the deal with The Big Blue “W”?

Do you know what it means when you see a Blue “W” on the door or window of various establishments in the Collingwood, Clearview, Wasaga Beach, Blue Mountains and Meaford areas? It means you are able to get tap water there, with no charge. It is a really amazing global concept, and the website for […]

Collingwood and Area Real Estate Barometer Sept.29-Oct.5th, 2017

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: 47 (33, 35, 48 ) Average List Price: $632,038 Range of List Prices: […]

Collingwood, Blue Mountain and Area Real Estate Market Recap September 2017

September saw a return to more balanced market conditions similar to what we saw in September 2016. Supply continues to be a challenge with the number of active listings down compared to last month with fewer new residential listings but this is on par for the time of year.  The number of sales last month […]

Collingwood and Area Real Estate Barometer Sept.22-28, 2017

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: 33 (35, 48, 39) Average List Price: $610,773 Range of List Prices: $165,000 […]

Passport Clinics in Collingwood and Wasaga Beach

Going away for the holidays?  The following may be of interest to our clients in the Simcoe-Grey regions, including Collingwood, Wasaga Beach, Clearview, The Blue Mountains, and Meaford areas.  A passport clinic is being held on Wednesday, October 4th, 2017 at the Collingwood Public Library between 4:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m., in their FreeSchools World […]

Top 6 Local Tax Rates: A Comparison

It’s that time again:  our local municipalities have set their 2017 tax rates. Municipal Property Taxes are made up of three elements: Education taxes: This rate is set by the Province of Ontario, and collected by your municipality. The monies collected are remitted to your district school board. County taxes: This rate is based on […]

Collingwood and Area Real Estate Barometer Sept. 15-21, 2017

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: 35 (48, 39) Average List Price: $627,862 Range of List Prices: $299,900 – […]

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