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

As of the end of May, sales units were up 3.2% however, that has been very localized.  When I look at only the six key areas (Collingwood, Clearview, Meaford, Blue Mountains, Grey Highlands and Wasaga Beach) and in particular, residential sales, we see that sales are in fact up 6% in our major markets for […]

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

Slowly but surely, the market is waking up along with the daffodils.  As we began the second quarter last month, sales remained comparable to last year with a slight increase of about 4% in the number of properties sold.  Compared to 2011 though, it was a banner month as sales were 27.5% higher than in […]

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

After a bit of a frenzied February, activity in the real estate market in Collingwood and area for the first quarter of 2013 has been almost a mirror image of last year after all.  When looking at the six key areas of the Georgian Triangle such as Collingwood, Blue Mountain, Wasaga Beach, Clearview, Meaford and […]

Collingwood, Blue Mountain and Area Real Estate Market Recap for 2012

Whew.  I’m doing the happy dance.  I took a deep breath just now and went back to look at my predictions for the Collingwood, Blue Mountain and area real estate market for 2012.  Dang if I wasn’t bang on again!  Woo hoo. I’m happy to report that the real estate market did continue to be […]

Third Quarter 2012 Real Estate Market Recap For Collingwood, Blue Mountain and Area

Area Real Estate Activity Up in Third Quarter MLS® sales activity reported through the Georgian Triangle Association of REALTORS® (which includes the municipalities of Collingwood, Wasaga Beach, Clearview, The Blue Mountains, Grey Highlands and Meaford) posted a gain of 7.8% Year-to-Date to the end of September 2012 with 1520 properties changing hands in the first […]

July 2012 Real Estate Market Recap For Collingwood, Blue Mountain and Area

After an off month in June, sales in July rebounded with the number of units sold (186) up 16 percent over the same month last year, making it the third best July on record.  As of the end of July, the number of properties sold so far this year put it just 4% below the […]

April 2012 Real Estate Market Recap For Collingwood, Blue Mountain and Area

April was another strong month in the local real estate market with the number of sales last month up 19.7% over March and 23.3% over April 2011.  Year to date, sales are up 18.5% over 2011 levels most notably in Grey Highlands (48.1%), Meaford (40%) and Collingwood (28.6%).  Activity was, as usual, led by single […]

Measuring Up: Census 2011 – WASAGA BEACH

In this series of blog posts, we’ll reveal the entirely-not-boring-and-surprisingly-interesting results of the latest 2011 Census for the areas of Collingwood, Blue Mountains, Clearview, Wasaga Beach and Meaford.  Phew. First of all, the StatCan website tells us: “Canada’s 2011 Census held on May 10, 2011 counted 33,476,688 persons.  Between 2006 and 2011, Canada’s population grew […]

March 2012 Real Estate Market Recap For Collingwood, Blue Mountain and Area

As we saw last month, the momentum in our local real estate market has firmly taken hold with the first quarter of 2012 (Q1-12) being one of the strongest on record.  We had a very early start to the spring market and the weather combined with the threat of rising interest rates is certainly keeping […]

Wasaga Beach – Town Planners Update 2011

Each year, our local Georgian Triangle Association of REALTORS®, (GTAR) invite a panel of our local municipality’s planners to update our members about current events in their geographic areas. Over a few weeks, we at the The Collingwood Blue Mountain Real Estate Blog are posting summaries from these discussions. Planners Part 4 – Town of […]

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