Buying a Home Out-of-Town

By: Barb Blaser and Janet Nielsen

Buying a Home Out-of-Town

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

Have you ever considered selling your home and moving out-of-town? One concern that might be holding you back is the uncertainty involved in finding a home in an unfamiliar place. You may be wondering: What are the best neighbourhoods?  What are homes selling for in that area?  What is it like to live there? There are many ways to find out. Spend a day in the area. Walk some of...Read More

6 Tips for Selling your Home this Fall

By: Barb Blaser and Janet Nielsen

6 Tips for Selling your Home this Fall

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

You want folks to notice your home, not your stuff. By following a few simple staging tips, you can make your house shine. Deciding to place your home on the market this fall? That’s great! Getting your home ready for sale is just as important in the fall and maintaining curb appeal requires different attention then in the spring and summer. Follow these six tips for selling your home this ...Read More

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