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Collingwood Condos for Sale in Balmoral Village – Your Perfect Retirement Community

As you approach retirement age, there are many questions to be answered - and one of the most important is "where shall I live?"  Chances are, you chose your current home based on its proximity to work, or because it would be a good location to raise your family. But now that those concerns are fading into the past, and your choice of retirement life is entirely in your own hands, where should you go?  If you ask us, there are few better options than looking at Collingwood condos for sale at Balmoral Village!  The Balmoral Village is a genuinely…

Looking for A Quiet Alternative to Life In GTA? Thornbury Real Estate Might Be Right for You

As home prices continue to climb in the greater Toronto area, people are increasingly looking for alternatives - alternatives like Thornbury real estate!  This quiet community, just a bit north of Collingwood, is attracting a growing number of individuals and families looking for a great place to live, just without the expenses of living in the GTA. If you don't want to be too far from the city but want a town you can afford to live in, you probably want to look into Thornbury real estate. Why More People Are Moving to Thornbury, ON Beautiful lakesides Thornbury has been long known…

Why You Should Look At Wasaga Beach Homes For Sale

Are you thinking about moving into the greater Collingwood area?  Do you have a family, and want to live someplace with a future?  If so, you should be looking into Wasaga Beach homes for sale! For those who were previously familiar with the Collingwood area, this might sound like an odd suggestion.  For a long time, Wasaga Beach was seen purely as a tourist town, and not a place to buy property unless you specifically wanted to get in on the tourism game.  However, things have changed in recent years!  Wasaga Beach is now becoming a hot spot of growth…

Looking to Sell Collingwood Real Estate? Here Are the Home Improvements You Should Make First

We've been in the business of helping people buy and sell Collingwood real estate for a long time.  That means we know what works, and what doesn't.  Selling property in any region can be tricky, but there are particular wrinkles when selling in an area like Collingwood.  People looking for Collingwood real estate want the best, and they are unlikely to be impressed at a home they view as a "fixer-upper." If you want to sell your Collingwood home, you'll want to make some improvements first.  Think of them as an investment!  They'll boost your property value, as well as…

Is Winter the Right Time to Put Houses Up for Sale in Collingwood?

With the real estate market evolving in Collingwood in recent years, many homeowners are now considering whether it’s the right time to place the houses up for sale. But what data points should you use when deciding to go to the marketplace? What elements should you take into consideration personally before making this decision? In this post, we’ll explore whether winter 2019 is the right time to put your Collingwood homes up for sale. Condos sell well in January and February The latest data is very clear on the subject: placing condos on the market in the winter time rather…

Discover How to Make Your Home Appear Larger with Collingwood’s Top REALTORS®

When you are trying to sell your Collingwood home alongside local REALTORS® for the highest price, it’s important you know how to make your property appear larger. As one of the most respected Collingwood REALTORS®, I use my personal real estate experience and explain how to make your home appear larger. Remove the clutter One of the first steps you should take in improving the space within your home is removing the clutter. Those old clothes that you no longer wear, video games systems you don’t use and basement furniture that has seen its best days should be removed from…

Discover the Predictions for the 2019 Collingwood Real Estate Marketplace

Predicting the local real estate market is always a difficult task as there are numerous evolving factors that can shape the future and have an unforeseen impact. But with my experience in the industry, I can perhaps offer more insight than others about the changes taking place in Collingwood. In this post, I’ll take a look at the predictions for the Collingwood real estate market in 2019. The challenges The first element to consider when reviewing any market are the challenges that exist throughout the region. There are a number of challenges that the Collingwood real estate marketplace faces as…

A Guide to Buying Condos for Sale in Collingwood as an Investment

When you’re looking for a new investment property, buying Collingwood condos for sale can often offer great value for your money. Many investors are now experiencing lasting returns in the Collingwood condo marketplace. In this new post, I present a guide to buying condos for sale in Collingwood as an investment opportunity. Focus on location The location of your property is the most important element behind its success as an investment. Where is the condo located, and does it present you with access to local businesses and attractions? Consider the factors buyers will review when choosing a condo. How close…

A Complete Checklist for Buying Collingwood Real Estate

As a Broker, I’ve assisted homebuyers throughout the community find and purchase their dream home. When buying Collingwood real estate, the moving process is an aspect that can often be overlooked since it is one of the final steps before transitioning into your new home. To help you during your big move, here is a checklist that will hopefully make packing up your belongings that much easier. Several months before the move Below are the steps to take in the months before you begin the move: Research moving companies and pick the movers who will help you move your belongings.…

A Guide to Selling Collingwood Homes for Sale in Autumn

With the end of the year quickly approaching, some homeowners across the region may be looking to sell their property and be ready for a new start in 2019. I’ve helped many local Collingwood homeowners place their homes for sale on the market, and in this new post, I’ll provide a little more information about the best steps to take to ensure the successful sale of your home during the fall and early winter months. Build your autumn curb appeal The need to improve the curb appeal of your home doesn’t end with the change in the weather. Make sure…

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