Archive for April, 2017

Collingwood and Area Real Estate Barometer April 21-27/17

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 (55, 61, 56) Average List Price: $522,638 Range of List Prices: $149,900 – […]

The Painterie in Collingwood

Even though The Painterie in downtown Collingwood opened last fall, I only just recently was able to stop by for my first visit and I LOVED it!  If you’re looking for one-of-a-kind gifts or unique furniture pieces, you’ve just got to stop in. Set in a century home, the store brings together the vision of owner […]

The Fair Housing Plan and How It May Affect Grey and Simcoe Counties

According to it’s recent press release, The Province of “Ontario is taking action to make housing more affordable for home buyers and renters by introducing the Fair Housing Plan. This set of 16 comprehensive measures would help more people find an affordable place to call home, while bringing stability to the real estate market and […]

Collingwood and Area Real Estate Barometer Apr. 14-20/17

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:  55 (61, 56, 30) Average List Price: $502,500 Range of List Prices: $169,900 – […]

Airbnb Rules in Collingwood, Blue Mountain and area

There are about 300 Airbnb units being advertised for rent in the Collingwood-Blue Mountain area.  What may surprise you is that most of these are an illegal use.  We’ll get to that in a moment but first some food for thought. About Airbnb In this new age of the “sharing economy”, services such as Airbnb […]

Collingwood and Area Real Estate Barometer Apr. 7-13, 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:  61 (56, 30, 35) Average List Price: $600,362 Range of List Prices: $110,000 – […]

This Smart Home Runs with 56 Year Old Technology!

I recently sent out an email to my client family asking them to tell me about the technology they are using today in the world of Smart Homes. Below is the reply I got from none other than my Client Care Manager, Chris McCormick whose writing talents are unmatched in my books.  Smart Home, Smart […]

Collingwood and Area Real Estate Barometer March 31-April 6, 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:  56 (30, 35, 33) Average List Price: $612,750 Range of List Prices: $220,000 – […]

Collingwood, Blue Mountain and Area Real Estate Market Recap for March 2017

The first quarter is now behind us and real estate in South Georgian Bay is booming.  The Collingwood, Blue Mountain and surrounding areas are experiencing strong seller market conditions with no end in immediate sight. There were 275 sales for the month of March which is 47.8% more than in March 2016.  Sales in the […]

New Listing: 209472 Highway 26 W, Unit 57, Town of The Blue Mountains

Chances are that you have never seen a condo quite like this one. And once you do see it, you’ll never forget it. This rare unit is one of only four, 2 bedroom units in Craigleith Shores which is ideally located in the heart of Blue Mountain.  Set right between Collingwood and Thornbury, It is […]

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