Archive for the 'Blue Mountains' 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 […]

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 […]

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 – 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 […]

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