A Weekend in Thornbury, ON

By: Barb Blaser and Janet Nielsen

A Weekend in Thornbury, ON

Tags: Homes in Collingwood, Homes in Thornbury, Homes in Meaford, Homes in Southern Georgian Bay, Lakelands Real Estate Association, Barb Blaser & Janet Nielsen, Real Estate Investments, Luxury Real Estate, Waterfront Properties, Georgian Bay

Summer is here and it's time to make plans. We highly recommend a visit to the town of The Blue Mountains located in Grey County in Southwestern, Ontario.  It's also part of the "The Georgian Triangle" which consists of 3 Counties - Grey, Bruce and Simcoe all located along the shoreline of Georgian Bay. The main population centre is Thornbury a vibrant small town w...Read More

Top 10 House Hunting Tips

By: Barb Blaser and Janet Nielsen

Top 10 House Hunting Tips

Tags: Homes in Collingwood, Homes in Thornbury, Homes in Meaford, Homes in Southern Georgian Bay, Lakelands Real Estate Association, Barb Blaser, Janet Nielsen, Real Estate Investments, Luxury Real Estate, Waterfront Properties, Georgian Bay

When looking for a place to call home, it’s easy to get sidetracked by thinking with your heart rather than your head. Although it takes less than seven seconds to make a first impression, a quick decision could lead to an unavoidable case of buyer’s remorse. In order to avoid this, we have listed a checklist for the top ten house hunting tips you need to know before you attend a viewi...Read More

How Emotions Can Get in the Way of Selling Your Home

By: Barb Blaser and Janet Nielsen

How Emotions Can Get in the Way of Selling Your Home

Tags: Homes in Collingwood, Homes in Thornbury, Homes in Meaford, Homes in Southern Georgian Bay, Lakelands Real Estate Association, Barb Blaser & Janet Nielsen, Real Estate Investments, Luxury Real Estate, Waterfront Properties, Georgian Bay

Like most homeowners, you probably don’t think of your property as just a building with rooms and a backyard. To you, it’s much more than that. IT'S YOUR HOME! When you walk into your dining room, for example, you don’t merely see the table and chairs. You see memories. You recall laughter with family and friends. It’s emotional. That’s what a home is all ab...Read More

Welcome March 2022

By: Barb Blaser and Janet Nielsen

Welcome March 2022

Tags: Homes in Collingwood, Homes in Thornbury, Homes in Meaford, Homes in Southern Georgian Bay, Lakelands Real Estate Association, Barb Blaser & Janet Nielsen, Real Estate Investments, Luxury Real Estate, Waterfront Properties, Georgian Bay

As we wind down another extraordinary February, I think we're all looking forward to March and Spring 2022. Let's make this March Break (March 14 - 18) one to remember...  Here's some ideas to spend these last days of Winter in Ontario's winter wonderland sponsored by the Town of Collingwood's Art of Winter 2022 - Trail Tours & Workshops. Forest Therapy Walk - Discov...Read More

JANUARY 2022 Market Stats

By: Barb Blaser and Janet Nielsen

JANUARY 2022 Market Stats

Tags: Home Prices, Sold Data, Homes in Georgian Bay, Homes in Collingwood, Homes in Wasaga Beach, Homes in Grey Highlands, Homes in The Blue Mountains, Homes in Meaford, Homes in Thornbury, Moving North of the City, Georgian Bay, Waterfront Properties

Here's a highlight of what's happened in some key Southern Georgian Bay areas and the GTA. If you have any questions about your neighbourhood, please reach out. Contact us for more information on your neighbourhood.  Team HomesInGeorgianBay is always OPEN! Stay tuned for community highlights! ...Read More

September 2021 Market Stats

By: Barb Blaser and Janet Nielsen

September 2021 Market Stats

Tags: Home Prices, Sold Data, Homes in Georgian Bay, Homes in Collingwood, Homes in Wasaga Beach, Homes in Grey Highlands, Homes in The Blue Mountains, Homes in Meaford, Homes in Thornbury, Moving North of the City

Here's a highlight of what's happened in some key Southern Georgian Bay areas and the GTA. If you have any questions about your neighbourhood, please reach out. Contact us for more information on your neighbourhood.  Team HomesInGeorgianBay is always OPEN! Stay tuned for community highlights!   ...Read More

JUNE 2021 Residential Real Estate Market Stats

By: Barb Blaser and Janet Nielsen

JUNE 2021 Residential Real Estate Market Stats

Tags: Homes In Georgian Bay, Homes Sales, Real Estate Market, Homes in Wasaga Beach, Homes in Collingwood, Homes in Thornbury, Homes in Meaford, REMAX, REMAX Hallmark

JuNE 2021 Housing Market Report is now in ... Here's a highlight of what's happened in some key Southern Georgian Bay areas and the GTA. If you have any questions about your neighbourhood, please reach out. Team HomesInGeorgianBay is always OPEN!nter Blog Post Here ...Read More

Energy Conservation at Home

By: Barbara Blaser and Janet Nielsen

Energy Conservation at Home

Tags: Homes in Georgian Bay, Homes in Collingwood, Moving out of the City, Home Buying, Home Selling, Moving North of Toronto, Energy efficient homes, nest thermostat,

With energy efficiency and awareness for our environment becoming more and more important and sought after in real estate, many people who are currently in the home-buying stage have energy conservation as a high priority on their house hunting checklist. Luckily, there are lots of quick sustainable improvements you can make to your home to attract these green-minded buyers, while at the same time...Read More

Long Weekend ahead... Family & LOVE!

By: Barbara Blaser and Janet Nielsen

Long Weekend ahead... Family & LOVE!

Tags: Homes in Georgian Bay, Home Buying, Home Selling, Moving out of the City, Real Estate Team, Remax, Four Season Living, Family Day, Valentines Day

Holidays are still looking a bit different in 2021, but we hope that won't stop you from making your Valentines and Family Day weekend as special as ever! Fortunately for us, the southern Georgian Bay community transforms into Winter Wonderland of outdoor activities and excursions in the colder months, and most importantly, all socially-distanced approved. As always, make sure you read up on t...Read More

The Home Office is Here to Stay

By: Barbara Blaser and Janet Nielsen

The Home Office is Here to Stay

Tags:

Homes in Georgian Bay, Home Buying, Home Office, Homes Selling, Home Office Design, Home Office Tips, Real Estate, Moving out of the City, Home Prices

As we spend more and more time at home, we've become more intimately familiar with our home's positives, but also it's inconveniences.   With most corporate offices extending their closures further into 2021, it's become clear that the Home Office has transformed from a "nice to have" to an absolute necessity. Whether buying or selling, it's safe to assume that ...Read More