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Planners Series 2016: Wasaga Beach

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 WASAGA BEACH. Sheena Harrington-Slade, Planner II and Nathan Wukasch, Planner,  gave […]

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 […]

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 […]

Town of Wasaga Beach Planning Update: What Lies Ahead

We recently attended the annual Panel of Planners session, which is an opportunity for us to interact with municipal staff and planners about local planning initiatives and developments. Planners or staff attended from the Municipalities of Clearview, Collingwood, Wasaga Beach, The Blue Mountains, Meaford and Grey Highlands.  We will give you a synopsis of each […]

October 2014 Real Estate Market Recap For Collingwood, Blue Mountain and Area

  As predicted last month, the South Georgian Bay real estate market outpaced even previous record months. We have continued to see competing offers,  fast sales and motivated buyers in many segments of the market while others languish. It’s all about micro-markets. In the six key areas we serve – Clearview, Collingwood, Grey Highlands, Meaford, […]

Adding An Apartment To Your Home in Wasaga Beach

Are you thinking about putting an apartment in your home in Wasaga Beach?  If so, read on. Some time ago, the provincial government legislated that municipalities must allow “second” or “accessory dwelling” units within residential homes.  In order to comply, the Town of Wasaga Beach has created a comprehensive Guide to Second Dwelling Units with […]

What’s Not to Like at Stonebridge by the Bay?

Stonebridge by the Bay has captivated me.  This thoughtfully planned riverside community in Wasaga Beach connects beautiful bungalow, bungaloft, and two-storey homes to the commercial area called Stonebridge Town Centre, by way of over 2 km of meandering trails.  Homeowners greet each other on their bikes, or make plans for an afternoon stroll to local restaurants, […]

What Development Lies Ahead in Wasaga Beach

Each year we attend a Panel of Planners seminar, which is attended by local municipal planners.  This year, planners from The Blue Mountains, Clearview Township, Collingwood, Meaford, Tiny Township and Wasaga Beach were all in attendance.  We’ll be posting summaries from each of the planners here on the blog. WASAGA BEACH Current Residential Growth: 67 […]

Collingwood and Area, 2013 MLS® Real Estate Market Recap and Predictions for 2014

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Short Term Rentals Are STILL an Issue in Collingwood, Wasaga Beach and Blue Mountain

Despite the heavy media on this issue, there are still many people who seem to have missed the news:  short term rentals under 30 or 31 days, are NOT PERMITTED in most residential zones in most areas. I recently had someone tell me how excited they were about an ‘investment condo” they just bought in […]

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