Archive for August, 2017

Real Estate Price Changes since 2010 in Southern Georgian Bay

Whenever we experience a shift in the real estate market, I like to take a closer at various statistics so thought I’d share. If you’ve owned a home in Collingwood, Blue Mountain, Wasaga Beach and area, chances are that the value of your property has had an average annual return of somewhere between 7% to […]

A Map of Real Estate Prices in the Collingwood, Blue Mountain and Area

Although the Southern Georgian Bay region is relatively small, it encompasses six key areas including Collingwood, Clearview Township, the Town of Blue Mountains, Grey Highlands, Wasaga Beach and Meaford.  Despite their close proximity to one another, average residential sale prices are notedly different in each as the map below shows. The Blue Mountains average sale […]

New Listing: Affordable 4 Bedroom Home in Collingwood

Are you emotionally attached to your home?  It’s not surprising if you are as it’s so much more than bricks and mortar – it’s where you’ve put your own stamp on the surroundings, where you’ve made memories and where you rest your head after busy days.  So imagine how brave it is to make a […]

Déjà vu: Admiral Collingwood Condo Development Gets a New Owner

The beleaguered former Admiral School site at Hume and Hurontario St in Collingwood has been the subject of so much controversy since the old school was torn down in 2005. Much of the anger has centered around the process and about the height of the building located at the gateway to the downtown heritage district. Over […]

Collingwood and Area Real Estate Barometer Aug.11 to 17, 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: 37 (32, 59, 51) Average List Price: $552,338 Range of List Prices: $229,900 […]

How Walkable is The Town of Blue Mountains?

    Here’s a fun and useful project you can do at no cost with your family or friends. As part of their active transportation initiative, the Town of the Blue Mountains wants to know if you think your neighbourhood is a friendly place to walk. Called the Walkability Checklist, the Town if asking people […]

Collingwood and Area Real Estate Barometer Aug. 4-10, 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: 32 (59, 51, 55) Average List Price: $770,773 Range of List Prices: $239,000 […]

I Know Garbage Isn’t a Sexy Topic But…

  This is kind of neat.  The waste management department for the Town of the Blue Mountains is trying to increase awareness about waste disposal practises within the town. This includes info regarding local schedules for waste collection, sorting solutions for basic household waste and the waste disposal site. To assist with that, they have […]

Gio and Fran Are Not Local Butchers

You know how Toronto or other big cities have a certain hip feel and vibe?  I don’t really know how to define it other than to say there is a cool factor that is always interesting, sometimes a bit uncomfortable and usually progressive. It’s especially pronounced in the entertainment, food, fashion and arts scenes.  Well anyway, […]

Collingwood and Area Real Estate Barometer July 28-Aug.3, 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 (51, 55) Average List Price: $627,322 Range of List Prices: $169,000 – […]

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