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2007 

Over my last two decades as a REALTOR®, I've had a few people tell me about St. Joseph and that he can help to sell homes.  Legend says that if a statue of the Saint is buried on the property, that it will help to increase the chance of getting the home sold.  I have to say that I never paid much...
10/25/2007
As a Canadian who is interested in matters of planning and particularly in the concepts of Smart Growth, I've always been a bit envious of our neighbours to the south and to the west who seemed to grasp and act on concepts that were not even discussed outside of classrooms in Ontario.  I would re...
10/22/2007
What is the profile of someone who wants to buy or establish a business in Collingwood?  I've been pondering that question for a few days since I listed a local business for sale.   And yes.  This is a shameless plug of one of my listings for sale.The entrepreneurs that I know in the community te...
10/21/2007
Someone I know was fined $5,000 last year for failing to ensure that there were working smoke detectors in a rental unit that he owned.  At the time the tenants first occupied his unit, the smoke detectors were working and he never knew otherwise. Later, during a random door to door check by the ...
10/20/2007
This fabulous executive home is located in an area known as the "McKean Subdivision" is Nottawa just 5 minutes south of Collingwood.  This very popular neighbourhood is home to a perfect blend of families, retirees and professionals who prefer larger lots, substantial homes and good neighbours.It...
10/18/2007
One of my favourite places in Collingwood has to be Harbourlands Park.  It is located at the end of the "spit" leading to the majestic Collingwood Terminals grain elevators near the foot of the main street.  There are beautiful walkways and gardens including a memorial walk paying tribute to the ...
10/17/2007
Do you look for real estate listings online?  Where?Sometimes, we have little controversies in the real estate community.  One such issue last year was the introduction of something called IDX into our real estate board.  IDX stands for Internet Data Exchange and basically what this system does i...
10/15/2007
While reading an article in a Pillar To Post newsletter this morning about speed-cleaning your house, it brought back a hilarious memory of the time my assistant Chris and I had to do just that for one of our clients homes.Our seller clients were busy professionals not quite known for their super...
10/13/2007
I often hear people say that they'd like to have a second home in the Collingwood area as they enjoy escaping from everyday life to play here in the Georgian Triangle. A barrier can be the carrying costs of a second home with things like taxes, utilities and condo fees adding up quickly. There is...
10/08/2007
With the third quarter of 2007 now over, a review of the MLS® statistics from the Georgian Triangle Real Estate Board for the first nine months of 2007 are in and sales volumes continue to exceed 2006 levels marginally as expected. After a slower than normal start to the year from January to Marc...
10/07/2007
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