Archive for January, 2017

Planners Series 2016: Township of Clearview

Each year, local planners meet with the Membership of our SOUTHERN GEORGIAN BAY ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® to review the past year and tell us about upcoming news for each municipality. For your reading pleasure, below is a summary of the planning presentation from TOWNSHIP OF CLEARVIEW. Mara Burton, Director of Community Services gave us an update […]

Collingwood and Area Real Estate Barometer Jan. 20-26, 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:  16 (24, 9, 13) Average List Price: $523,287 Range of List Prices: $210,000 – […]

These Quick Videos Explain Real Estate Programs and Financial Terms

The Canadian Real Estate Association has released 8 quick videos that can be helpful for home buyers. In about one minute, each video talks about things such as the Canadian Home Buyers Program, amortization schedules, pre-payments, tax credits and more. Click here to view.

Planners Series 2016: Wasaga Beach

Each year, local planners meet with the Membership of our SOUTHERN GEORGIAN BAY ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® to review the past year and tell us about upcoming news for each municipality. For your reading pleasure, below is a summary of the planning presentation from the town of WASAGA BEACH. Sheena Harrington-Slade, Planner II and Nathan Wukasch, Planner,  gave […]

Collingwood and Area Real Estate Barometer Jan. 13-19, 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 (9, 13, 11) Average List Price: $825,746 Range of List Prices: $195,000 – […]

2017 Home Design Trends

According to INMAN – one of the Real Estate Industry’s leading source of real estate information, the following are the home design trends of 2017 to watch for: KITCHENS: Traditional Kitchens, but with a twist: built-in bars, contrasting islands, colored islands with colored (hello 1950’s!) fridges; hexagonal tile backsplashes; white and wood kitchens (country, but […]

Ontario Land Transfer Tax Rebate 2017

Ontario made some changes this month increasing the Land Transfer Tax rebate for first time home buyers to a new maximum of $4,000.00.  The video below explains a little more and this website includes calculators and other information you may want to have.

Indigo Estates New Home Development in Collingwood

Update:  As of January 16th, I’ve just received floor plans and pricing for the freehold townhome units now available for sale.  Contact me for full details. Having launched sales in November 2016, Indigo Estates by Eden Oak is Collingwood’s latest new home subdivision.  The project is currently in a pre-construction phase with first occupancies expected […]

Collingwood and Area Real Estate Barometer Jan. 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:  9 (13, 11, 13) Average List Price: $688,922 Range of List Prices: $229,000 – […]

How much does an extra bedroom cost you in a condo at Blue?

Before you decide to buy a unit with an extra bedroom for the kids who come and visit twice a year, you may want to see if it makes financial sense. Here is a look at the 2016 condo prices In Collingwood and Blue Mountain.  (Good conversation starters at your next Apres Ski soiree too!) […]

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