Archive for July, 2017

Collingwood and Area Real Estate Barometer July 21-27, 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: 51 (55) Average List Price: $586,431 Range of List Prices: $108,000 – $3,400,000 Number […]

Good News Story: Renew Meaford and The Hub

Rather than being content with empty storefronts, the Town of Meaford has an innovative program designed to assist new businesses and building owners in the downtown core. Renew Meaford is a not-for-profit corporation that helps businesses get into downtown storefronts to gain exposure, build their business, test a new market and become a sustainable enterprise […]

Collingwood and Area Real Estate Barometer July 14-20, 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: 55 Average List Price: $611,556 Range of List Prices: $225,000 – $2,250,000 Number of […]

Housing Grants in the Town of Blue Mountains

Have you heard of The Blue Mountains Attainable Housing Corporation? It is a not-for-profit corporation, established in 2014 and wholly owned by the municipality. According to their website, the purpose of the Corporation is, “to augment the supply of healthy and sustainable ownership housing units in The Blue Mountains which are affordable to a larger […]

Bard on the Bay performance in the Shipyards Amphitheatre

  If the day is warm, it’s quite magical to sit at the amphitheatre overlooking the water.  It’s even better if you can watch a live performance at the same time! Theatre Georgian Bay is very excited to holding its 2nd annual Bard on the Bay performance this year with Shakespeare’s comedy, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”. […]

The Most Important Market Data Chart You Need To See for the Collingwood and Area Real Estate Market June 2017

Sorry, that was a bit of a cheesy headline.  But c’mon, it made you look, right? The Most Important Chart you need to see is at the end of this post but it may be best to start with some basic data facts first. The Collingwood, Blue Mountain and area real estate market softened somewhat […]

Canadian Mortgage Rates Are Rising – Should Variable-Rate Borrowers Lock In? Tuesday Morning Interest Rate Update (July 4, 2017)

If you’ve been wondering about locking in a mortgage, here is an excellent post by David Larock who is an independent full-time mortgage broker and industry insider. www.integratedmortgageplanners.com Last week Bank of Canada (BoC) Governor Poloz eliminated any doubt about the BoC’s near-term plans. During an interview on CNBC he said that the two 0.25% […]

Collingwood and Area Real Estate Barometer June 23-29, 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: 52 (65, 59, 56) Average List Price: $626,218 Range of List Prices: $250,000 – […]

The Most Canadian Music Video Ever?

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