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

Not surprisingly, sales for the month of March, 2014 in Collingwood, Blue Mountain and area were down by 10% over this time last year and, 12.6% year-to-date.  This was anticipated due to the extreme weather conditions we experienced in the first quarter of this year. Since the milder conditions arrived just one week ago, we […]

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

You know what they say about statistics?  Lies, lies and damn lies.  Last month is a perfect case in point. On the surface, sales for Southern Georgian Bay area based on the global reports we receive, suggest that sales of all types, over-all, were down by 14.2% year-to-date compared to this time last year. That […]

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

With the deep freeze we experienced in January, it’s no surprise that sales figures for the month in the Collingwood area were down significantly over this time last year. There were 83 sales last month; down 27% over January 2013.  Of these, 55 were single family properties which sold for an average value of $370,060.  […]

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 […]

November 2013 Real Estate Market Recap For Collingwood, Blue Mountain and Area

As predicted, sales in November moderated which is always the case as we approach the winter months.  Having said that, it was still relatively strong with 9% more sales in the month compared to November 2012.  Year-to-date, there have been 2009 sales; up 7.5% over this time last year with dollar volumes up by 8.8% […]

October 2013 Real Estate Market Recap For Collingwood, Blue Mountain and Area

October, as expected, proved to be another strong real estate month in South Georgian Bay.  With 220 sales posted in our area last month, it recorded the second highest number of sales by month in 2013.  Fully 68% of all the residential sales were priced between $150,000 and $350,000.  While year to date sales are […]

3rd Quarter 2013 Real Estate Market Recap For Collingwood, Blue Mountain and Area

What the heck just happened?  Did everyone suddenly decide September was a good month to buy property here?  September surprised many of us by being as busy as the spring market with 203 sales for the month compared to 158 for the same month last year.  That is an increase of 28.5%.  In addition, the […]

August 2013 Real Estate Market Recap For Collingwood, Blue Mountain and Area

The real estate market in South Georgian Bay (Collingwood, Blue Mountain, Clearview, Grey Highlands, Meaford and Wasaga Beach) continues to perform well as summer comes to an end.  After five consecutive months of seeing sales posting higher numbers than in 2012, August did come in as a bit of a surprise as sales were actually […]

July 2013 Real Estate Market Recap For Collingwood, Blue Mountain and Area

The real estate market in south Georgian Bay (Collingwood, Blue Mountain, Clearview, Grey Highlands, Meaford and Wasaga Beach) is more than alive and kicking!  July turned out to be a stellar month with record breaking numbers.  Sales year-to-date in 2013 were up 6% over last year however, there is gaining strength month over month with […]

A Review of the Collingwood and Area Real Estate Market; The First Six Months of 2013

With apologies to poor Garth Turner, he remains the Greater Fool because so far, my 2013 predictions for our local real estate market are proving to be correct.  Whew.  (I know, boasting always gets me in trouble.)  Well, I’m not sure I’m being fair to him entirely.  While on the one hand he has been […]

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