Collingwood: The Top City for Entrepreneurs in Canada

Not only is Collingwood full of beautiful scenery, amazing real estate and some pretty amazing recreational opportunities, it is also the best spot to start a small business in Canada. According to the Canadian Federation of Independent Business’s Entrepreneurial Communities Index, Collingwood comes in first for 2016 (the index is released in October) in the […]

MLS® Listing Agreement Explained

MLS® Listing Agreement Listing your home for sale is a very important process in selling your home. As a REALTOR® I can provide you with detailed information of the market conditions and how to position your property for sale. Establishing the right price is critical to a successful sale. There are many factor which I […]

Home Staging for Maximum Profit

Home Staging to Sell Your House Fast and For the Most Money Home staging often over looked when selling a home in Collingwood. Staging has many forms but the essentials are to provide a welcoming enviroment for your prospective buyer. Curb Appeal. Trim your trees and shrubs clut the lawn sweep the walks and clear […]

House Sales Boom in Collingwood and Blue Mountains

South Georgian Bay Market Report Well, here’s to another new year in Southern Georgian Bay with all of its four-season beauty and possibilities. Throughout 2017 we’ll continue to provide these Monthly Market Reports, as well as our Quarterly Reports for each of the seven main communities we serve. Given the incredible 2016 sales year that […]

Buying Land in Collingwood or the Blue Mountains

Building Land For Your Home? Many people have their dream home in  the perfect setting with a view, or a wraparound porch or next to the water. Finding that perfect piece of paradise can be a long hard search. Once found it is a process before you put a shovel into the ground. Land for […]

Will US Immigration to Canada Stress an Already Hot Market?

How Will Effect Collingwood and Blue Mountains Real Estate? Royal LePage TORONTO, January 20, 2017 – According to data released today by Royal LePage, Canada’s leading real estate services provider, American interest in Canadian real property has risen following the U.S. Presidential Election, with an increased number of Americans conducting research into real estate markets […]

Selling Your Home in One Day…Not a Great Idea!

As realtors, we are seeing a paradigm shift with Real Estate in Collingwood, where the history of selling property is based on market research, historical sales and market conditions. As a normal course of business, pricing a home correctly to get the most interest at market price will produce a buyer and a sale. However, […]

Are Open Houses Worth It?

Some say that open houses when selling only benefit the real estate professional and not the buyer or the seller. They can be said to be a way to just find new contacts for the selling agent and for people to snoop through homes for sale. Fortunately, this is not true. Open houses provide a […]

The Best Renovations for Resale

When you are selling your Collingwood home, you might be considering renovations in order to get a higher price. While it is definitely a seller’s market here in Collingwood, anything you can do to improve your home boosts your chances of your home selling quickly and for top dollar. That said, you do have to […]