Archive for June, 2017

2017 RE/MAX Recreational Property Report

The times are a-changing.  Our family has a little log cabin, deep in the forests of Muskoka that my grandmother purchased 60 years ago in 1957 when the first wave of new immigrants embraced the Canadian dream of owning a cottage “up north” where a big piece of land could be bought for very few […]

Log Home For Sale in Blue Mountain

After being in the same family for over 30 years, it’s time for the present owners to pass the baton to a new family looking for an authentic Blue Mountain experience. This charming, hand hewn log home is believed to date back to the 1850’s and was moved from Quebec to its present site in […]

Collingwood and Area Real Estate Barometer June 16-22, 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: 65 (59, 56, 61) Average List Price: $524,359 Range of List Prices: $99,900 – […]

New Collingwood Business: The Wild Stand General Store

Have you had a chance to check out The Wild Stand General Store?  It is located in a purpose built Quonset hut just south of the bowling alley on Hurontario Street in Collingwood and I finally had a chance to drop by. According to the website, “The Wild Stand is where the General Store and […]

Collingwood and Area Real Estate Barometer June 9-15, 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: 59 (56, 61, 60 ) Average List Price: $595,581 Range of List Prices: $179,000 […]

What’s in a name?

With a name like Marg Scheben-Edey, you can imagine that I’ve heard some pretty creative renditions of my name. Years ago, a co-worker couldn’t manage my moniker and so to him, I was “Margy Two-Names.”   A very officious telemarketer gave Chris her favourite version:  “Marge Sheboney.”  She was sure she had the pronunciation right, […]

This 4 Bedroom Home in Collingwood is All About Family

This home is all about family and it starts with the neighbourhood.  Georgian Meadows is one of Collingwood’s favourite communities where the streets are wide, there are safe sidewalks, two excellent parks, access to the Collingwood trail system and, neighbours are friendly and sociable. Take a walk or drive down the streets and you’ll notice […]

Collingwood and Area Real Estate Barometer June 2-8, 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 (61, 60, 58 ) Average List Price: $629,657 Range of List Prices: $135,000 […]

Competing Offers Part 2: Five More Strategies To Help Buyers Win

Last week, I wrote Five Strategies forBuyers in Competing Offer situations and today we offer five more ideas that can help buyers succeed. You can read Part 1 here. IF you really, really insist on skipping a home inspection or on including any other conditions, there is a form you can sign that says you are […]

Collingwood and Area Real Estate Barometer May 26-June 1/17

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:  61 (, 60, 58 ) Average List Price: $633,626. Range of List Prices: $179,000 […]

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