The Pros and Cons to the “Wait and See” Approach to Buying in Today’s Market

Let’s get right down to it and get real: it's an uncertain time in the real estate market.  Our economy is heading into a recession, by all accounts, and interest rates are climbing.  Lots of my buyer clients have expressed a desire to hit the pause button on their home search and just wait and see what happens with the market.  Today, I want to take a close look at the “Wait and See”...

Southern Georgian Bay Local Holiday Shopping Guide

When it comes to local favourites in and around my hometown, I love to share my favourite restaurants, shops and cafes.  I’m going to share with you a few of my favourite local holiday shops in the Southern Georgian Bay area.  It’s estimated that for every $100 spent at a local business, $68 remains local so when you support local businesses your money recirculates in your community, creating a...

Buying & Living in Collingwood

The secret is out on Collingwood, and I’m here to give you a little insight on why Collingwood made the top 10 list of Canada's fastest-growing smaller urban centres, according to Statistics Canada latest census. The Secret Is OUT! Collingwood is the gateway for Toronto visitors to access Blue Mountain Ski Resort and Private Ski Clubs.  The ski hills, as well as the Grain Terminals are...

Buying & Living in Thornbury

If you’re thinking of buying and living in beautiful Thornbury, you are in the right place.  I’m here to tell you a little more about this small Ontario town and why it may be the place you’ve been searching for… or why it may not be for you. Now, I’m a little biased here, as this is my hometown... Thornbury is located on the shore of Georgian Bay at the mouth of the Beaver River and...

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Buying & Selling in Meaford

So! You’re thinking of buying and living in Meaford, Ontario.  I’m going to give you a little introduction to this amazing small town on the coast of Georgian Bay and tell you why it might be the perfect place for you and your family… or why it might not be for you.LET'S TALK ABOUT MEAFORD!Located on the shore of Georgian Bay at the mouth of Big Head River, Meaford is the quintessential, classic red...

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What Are The Advantages and Disadvantages of Pricing a House High?

Your home is your biggest asset, and when you are selling in the Meaford, Thornbury, Blue Mountains, Collingwood and Wasaga Beach area you want to get the absolute best return possible from your asset. I’d say most sellers I talk to want to price high thinking that a high asking price equals a high sale price. Read on to find out the Advantages and Disadvantages of pricing your home high.

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How much can I sell my home for? The Pros and Cons of Pricing LOW.

Price it low? NO! I want to make the most money as I possibly can from the sale of my house, why would I list my house below market value? Read on to discover why this pricing strategy might be right for you when you sell your home in the Southern Georgian Bay region: Meaford, Thornbury, Blue Mountains, Collingwood and Wasaga Beach.

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How much can I sell my home for?

What are the factors when pricing a home to sell in the Meaford, Thornbury, Collingwood, Blue Mountain Area? Does pricing a house high guarantee a higher sale price? Does pricing a home low guarantee a bidding war? Here are my top 5 factors in pricing a home and a bonus 6th factor which might just be the most important one of all!

Tips for a Winter Sale in Collingwood, The Blue Mountains and Meaford

Have you heard that Springtime is the only time to sell your home?  The Real Estate Market historically picks up in the Spring months, but this doesn’t mean all other seasons are off limits.  Considering we live in a country with a ridiculously long winter season, and in a region - The Blue Mountains, Ontario - that is a Winter destination, I’m here to tell you a Winter Sale is your friend.Here in...

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