Archive for September, 2017

Collingwood and Area Real Estate Barometer Sept.22-28, 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: 33 (35, 48, 39) Average List Price: $610,773 Range of List Prices: $165,000 […]

Passport Clinics in Collingwood and Wasaga Beach

Going away for the holidays?  The following may be of interest to our clients in the Simcoe-Grey regions, including Collingwood, Wasaga Beach, Clearview, The Blue Mountains, and Meaford areas.  A passport clinic is being held on Wednesday, October 4th, 2017 at the Collingwood Public Library between 4:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m., in their FreeSchools World […]

Top 6 Local Tax Rates: A Comparison

It’s that time again:  our local municipalities have set their 2017 tax rates. Municipal Property Taxes are made up of three elements: Education taxes: This rate is set by the Province of Ontario, and collected by your municipality. The monies collected are remitted to your district school board. County taxes: This rate is based on […]

Collingwood and Area Real Estate Barometer Sept. 15-21, 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: 35 (48, 39) Average List Price: $627,862 Range of List Prices: $299,900 – […]

Blue Mountain Hobby Farm -$589,500

Memories are made in places like this where friends and family gather for kitchen parties, bonfires and the relaxation found in the beauty and privacy of the countryside. It’s not common to find small acreages in the Blue Mountains and in particular, where the zoning permits hobby farming with animals.  Goats, horses and chickens are […]

Pet-friendly in Collingwood and Area

It has been interesting to find out what local businesses allow pets to accompany their owners into their shops, in the Collingwood, Blue Mountain, Meaford and Wasaga Beach, areas. In the Collingwood Canadian Tire Store, dogs are not allowed, however, the Canadian Tire Store in Wasaga Beach not only allows Fido to come in, they […]

Collingwood and Area Real Estate Barometer-Sept. 8-14, 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: 48 (39) Average List Price: $614,427 Range of List Prices: $179,900 – $3,495,000 […]

Top 7 Most Popular Collingwood Condos, past 6 months

In the past six months, 165 condominiums have been reported sold in Collingwood, according to statistics available through our local Southern Georgian Bay Association of REALTORS®. Here are the most popular condo developments, by number of sales, during that time period.  Cranberry Village:  53 Sales – representing 32% of the total Collingwood condos sold in […]

Want to Share A House? (and other ideas about co-ownership)

In Canada, the most common language we hear in residential zoning bylaws refers to “single family” homes but times are changing and new forms of ownership are emerging. Canadians on average, moves every 5 years or so whereas in Europe, people move about 4 times in their lifetime. Homes may be owned for generations and, […]

Collingwood and Area Real Estate Barometer Sept. 1-7, 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: 39 Average List Price: $570,072 Range of List Prices: $259,900 – $2,695,000 Number […]

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