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By Christine Smith, Collingwood Real Estate
(Locations North Brokerage)
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Although Eco-friendly houses for sale in Collingwood are becoming a growing trend on the real estate market, Buyers and Sellers should both be aware of how different changes to a structure can raise the green value of a home. This will also require a focus on how the alterations can generate sust...

By Christine Smith, Collingwood Real Estate
(Locations North Brokerage)
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Collingwood Ontario is growing in diversity and constantly expanding as more and more couples find their new homes here. Many couples, especially gay couples are making their move to Collingwood for a variety of reasons.

By Christine Smith, Collingwood Real Estate
(Locations North Brokerage)
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 As one of the several developments off Trott Road -- Cranberry Cove in Collingwood gives residents a modern style community that is also a part of the larger Cranberry neighbourhood.  These row units utilize a squared off architectural design that generates efficient land use and a unique look t...

By Christine Smith, Collingwood Real Estate
(Locations North Brokerage)
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As residents enter the Blue Shores community in Collingwood they are greeted by the quaint white gatehouse that marks the entrance to this clean and well developed neighbourhood.  As they venture past the post boxes and down the wide and well kept private drives, they will also note the beautiful...

By Christine Smith, Collingwood Real Estate
(Locations North Brokerage)
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The smaller development of Admirals Gate in Collingwood Ontario gives residents the perfect view of the Georgian Bay. This private community features an upscale gated entrance way that welcomes the homeowners to a sense of luxury living and features modern colonial architecture and clean, tree li...

By Christine Smith, Collingwood Real Estate
(Locations North Brokerage)
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The Lighthouse Point in Collingwood Ontario is a large development that is situated along quiet, winding roads that hug the contours of the shoreline. This well established neighbourhood includes row style and semi-detached townhomes that are situated on larger shared lots to give residents priva...

By Christine Smith, Collingwood Real Estate
(Locations North Brokerage)
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It is that time of year again. Is the Spring Market the best time of year to buy real estate or sell a home in Collingwood? This is a commonly asked question by homebuyers and sellers.Real Estate in Collingwood Spring is a busy time of yearIt is no secret that spring is one of the busiest times o...

By Marg Scheben, Edey - Collingwood, Ontario
(RE/MAX four seasons realty limited)
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Everyone has surely heard about the fall from grace of our local MP for Simcoe-Grey, Helena Guergis so we won't even go there.  One of her last acts before being expelled from the Conservative caucus though was to bring some very good news to our area. Georgian College will receive an investment ...

By Marg Scheben, Edey - Collingwood, Ontario
(RE/MAX four seasons realty limited)
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The month of March proved to be strong start to the spring market and potentially a sign of having put the recession fully behind us - at least for now. Sales in the Georgian Triangle last month reached the highest level on record for any March since 2004 with a total of 200 MLS® sales in all are...

By Marg Scheben, Edey - Collingwood, Ontario
(RE/MAX four seasons realty limited)
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The features that home buyers look for reflect the changing realities of the world we live in.  For example, as the average age of the population rises, so does the demand for one storey homes.  With environmental issues reaching our collective consciousness, so does the demand for "green" featur...

By Marg Scheben, Edey - Collingwood, Ontario
(RE/MAX four seasons realty limited)
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Real estate activity in February in Collingwood, Blue Mountain and area continued to show recovery over the picture we saw one year ago. Sales in the Georgian Triangle in February, 2010 were up 39% compared to the same month last year when we were in the depth of the recession.  There were 107 sa...

By Marg Scheben, Edey - Collingwood, Ontario
(RE/MAX four seasons realty limited)
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I know it will not be a surprise to you to learn that real estate sales in Collingwood, Blue Mountain and area last month presented a far rosier picture than we saw one year ago. Sales in the Georgian Triangle in January, 2010 were up 56% over the same period last year when we were in the depth o...

By Marg Scheben, Edey - Collingwood, Ontario
(RE/MAX four seasons realty limited)
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Trying to do a forecast of what is likely to happen in the real estate market in 2010 for the Collingwood, Blue Mountain and Georgian Triangle area is a bit like playing at a roulette table.  There are way too many strategies, systems, odds and lucky omens to consider. I've spent the better part ...

By Marg Scheben, Edey - Collingwood, Ontario
(RE/MAX four seasons realty limited)
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2009 Real Estate Market Report for Collingwood, Blue Mountain and Area What a year 2009 was in the real estate market. It was somewhat like driving in a snowstorm trying to sense the road ahead and having to make adjustments with each new gust. First, a quick explanation about the data to follow....

By Marg Scheben, Edey - Collingwood, Ontario
(RE/MAX four seasons realty limited)
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I was so excited after reading a news release about the old Tremont Hotel building in downtown Collingwood, Ontario, that it was hard to get to sleep. As I mentioned in another post on the subject,  the Tremont building has sat neglected and abandoned since the town purchased it several years ago...

By Marg Scheben, Edey - Collingwood, Ontario
(RE/MAX four seasons realty limited)
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Ha!  Got ya with that headline!  Read on... Back in September 2007, I wrote about our foray into the world of real estate investment.  Hubby and I purchased a condo in Collingwood, Ontario that we rented to a fantastic family and, we are still very happy with our decision.  There's more though.  ...

By Marg Scheben, Edey - Collingwood, Ontario
(RE/MAX four seasons realty limited)
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When I meet new people who are considering a move to Collingwood and area, I like to give them what I call my "cook's tour."  What people see driving through or visiting on vacation merely scratches the surface and never meets the core of what a town is really all about. On just such a tour last ...

By Marg Scheben, Edey - Collingwood, Ontario
(RE/MAX four seasons realty limited)
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Nothing fires up debate in our fair town of Collingwood better than a plan to tear down a heritage building.  Every time the issue arises, entrenched camps form with flaring tempers, passionate appeals and political hand wringing.  There have often been lines drawn in the sand:  tear it down or,...

By Marg Scheben, Edey - Collingwood, Ontario
(RE/MAX four seasons realty limited)
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Our daily lives are dramatically impacted by the liveability of the community we live in.  Access to  transit, our civic spaces, community amenities and the form of new development around us impact us the way building heights, trees and sidewalks more obviously do. The Town of Collingwood is unde...

By Marg Scheben, Edey - Collingwood, Ontario
(RE/MAX four seasons realty limited)
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The local real estate market followed national trends by posting the lowest number of monthly sales in over a decade.  The 46 sales reported in the Georgian Triangle last month represents a drop of 59% over January, 2008 and is lower than December 2008's 53 sales. One interesting and slightly sur...

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