Archive for the 'Blue Mountains' Category

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 – The Blue Mountains

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 town of THE BLUE MOUNTAINS. Michael Benner, MCIP RPP Director, Planning and […]

How much does an extra bedroom cost you in a condo at Blue?

Before you decide to buy a unit with an extra bedroom for the kids who come and visit twice a year, you may want to see if it makes financial sense. Here is a look at the 2016 condo prices In Collingwood and Blue Mountain.  (Good conversation starters at your next Apres Ski soiree too!) […]

Buying an Investment Condo at Blue Mountain

So many people suddenly seem to be interested in buying an investment condo at Blue. Most people I talk to are looking for something they can rent out as a recreational unit in or around the Village at Blue Mountain. I’ve written a number of blog posts on this topic such as this 4 part […]

October Market Conditions in Collingwood-Blue Mountain

With just two months left to go this year, we can say with certainty that 2016 will be an all-time record year for sales in the regions covered by our Southern Georgian Bay Association of REALTORS®.  Sales have been very strong although the declining supply of properties available for sale are placing a limit on […]

137 Hamlet Rd, Blue Mountains

Yoohoo Rover, tell your humans we’ve found you your new forever home! Welcome to Swiss Meadows; a wonderful little neighbourhood where neighbours meet and greet on leisurely walks in this semi-rural enclave of homes right atop of Blue Mountain where you also have such easy access to the slopes and area trails. This post and beam home […]

Mountain Springs Resort: A Blue Mountain Investment Condo Option and How It Works

Mountain Springs Resort is a 144 unit, slope side development at Blue Mountain that is located next to the Toronto Ski club with direct access to the north chair.  It’s still possible to buy units for under $100,000 here so I do get a number of enquiries about this project as you can imagine. Units […]

Niagara Escarpment (NEC) Wants to Expand It’s Jurisdiction

Love them or hate them, the Niagara Escarpment Commission is a regulatory agency that adds a layer of control over planning in our area. This 18 member body falls under the jurisdiction of the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and has the ability to make decisions on development matters within the NEC plan area. The […]

Predictions for the 2016 Collingwood and Area Real Estate Market

O.K., I did it. I mustered up my courage, held my breath and took a look back at what I said twelve months ago about my predictions for the 2015 real estate market. You can read that post here. Hooray! My record remains intact once again and hey, I’m getting pretty good at this predicting […]

A Listing Shortage Continues In Collingwood and Area; Market Recap for October 2015

While October was another strong month in the local market with competing offers and a continued shortage of available properties for sale to meet buyer demand, the actual number of residential sales in the six key areas of our market (Clearview, Collingwood, Meaford, Grey Highlands, Town of Blue Mountains and Wasaga Beach) was on par […]

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