Although it is only the third week of the year, the most popular question we hear is, “What’s happened in our real estate market so far this year?” Here is a summary of the highlights, so far:
A total of 7 condos have sold since January 1, 2011:
3 at Mountain Springs Resort: two studio lofts (2 bed/2 baths), one 1 bedroom/1 bath unit
1 at Cranberry (an Alpine Cedars unit) with 2 bedrooms/1 bath
1 at Weider Lodge – Bachelor unit
1 at River Grass – 2 bedrooms/2 bath unit
1 at Lighthouse Point – Waterfront unit – 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths
A total of 3 vacant land parcels have sold year to date:
2 are in the Town of the Blue Mountains
one was a waterfront lot
one was 56+ acres
1 sold in Wasaga Beach – lot in establishing neighbourhood
SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENTIAL
A total of 28 Single Family homes have sold since the beginning of the year:
CLEARVIEW: 6 sales
All of these were 3 bedroom homes, and with the exception of 1 house, all had more than one bathroom. 5 of the 6 houses sold had garages. Sale Price Range: $115,000 – $226,000.
COLLINGWOOD: 8 sales
A variety of houses sold: one 2 bedroom, one 2+1 bedroom, two 3 bedroom, one 2+2 bedroom, one 4 bedroom, one 4+1 bedroom and one 3+2 bedroom. All of these houses, except for one, had more than one bathroom. All of these houses had a garage. Sale Price Range: $190,000 – $450,000. Two of these houses sold over their list price.
GREY HIGHLANDS: 2 sales
One house had 3+1 bedrooms and one house had 4 bedrooms; both had more than one bathroom. One of these houses had a garage, the other was on 103 acres. Sale Price Range: $269,000 – $470,000. One home sold at it’s list price.
MUNICIPALITY OF MEAFORD: 3 sales
Two 4 bedroom houses sold and one sold with 2+1 bedrooms. Most had more than one bathroom. Two of the three homes had a garage. Sale Price Range: $187,000 – $265,000.
BLUE MOUNTAINS: 5 sales
Two 3 bedroom houses sold, one 4 bedroom house sold and two five bedroom houses sold. All of these homes had multiple bathrooms. Three of the five houses had a garage. Sale Price Range: $295,000 – $900,000.
WASAGA BEACH: 4 sales
One 2 bedroom, one 2+2 bedroom, one 3 bedroom and one 3+2 bedroom house sold, and all but one of these houses had at least one bathroom. All of these homes had a garage. Sale Price Range: $129,000 – $353,000.
The following information was obtained from the MLS® statistics provided by the Georgian Triangle Real Estate Board, as at 1/21/11. They include a summary of data for the following areas only: Collingwood, Wasaga Beach, Blue Mountain, Clearview, Grey Highlands and Meaford.
Marg Scheben-Edey is a Broker with RE/MAX four seasons realty limited, Brokerage in beautiful Collingwood, ON. With three decades of experience, Marg is a leader in the local real estate marketplace and is ready to help guide both Buyers and Sellers in achieving their real estate goals. Email Marg