Archive for the 'Georgian Triangle – South Georgian Bay' Category

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Look at what happened to prices in this Blue Mountain condo development in just two years!

Look at this chart.  These are the sale prices of units that have sold in Mountain Springs Resort near Blue Mountain over the last two years.  All are the same size (737 square feet) although there are some variances in condition of a unit or the views they may have.  Nonetheless, they are pretty similar. […]

Planners Series 2016 – Municipality of Meaford

Each year, local planners meet with the Membership of our SOUTHERN GEORGIAN BAY ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® to review the past year and tell us about upcoming news for each municipality. For your reading pleasure, below is a summary of the planning presentation from the Municipality of Meaford. Rob Armstrong, Director of Development and Environmental Services gave us […]

Census Data Shows Above Average Growth in South Georgian Bay

The 2016 census data was just released and below is a summary of the findings for the Southern Georgian Bay area including the six key communities of Clearview, Collingwood, Grey Highlands, Meaford, the Blue Mountains and Wasaga Beach. The greatest population growth during the last five year period was in Wasaga Beach, followed by Collingwood; […]

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