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Chestnut Park Collingwood Market report January 2016

“Where has all the property gone!!!” This statement could not be more prophetic from our Collingwood Office manager Diane Berdini. We have been fighting low inventories for too long. I have numerous buyers in all segments of the market (chalet, waterfront, condo and investment properties) waiting for the right property. With 17% fewer properties for…

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Dubiuos Property Management; Fraud in a Collingwood Property management firm

Fraud at a Collingwood Property management firm CICA-Accounting-and-Auditing-Guidelines_Nov-2008.p1 I would like to acknowledge the following blog is hearsay but from a reliable source but is not intended to be more than a story. It is not truth nor fact! I am concerned about the health of the condominium ownership in Ontario. I do believe there…

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Meaford and the Town of Blue Mountains School Update:

Where will your child attend school in 2016? When school commences again next September for the 2016 – 2017 school year, school life will look a  different for students in Meaford. 2015 trustees of Blue-water District School Board approved the Modified Accommodation Review for the Meaford Area Group of Schools.  A consultant reported that total…

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How to Save for a Down Payment

Helpful Tips for Buyers

Bi-weekly and weekly payments Most mortgages have the option to allow payments to be made on a weekly or bi-weekly basis. This option may be desirable for two reasons. The first is it can save you money as you can expect to pay off your mortgage about 4 years sooner. This can save you dramatically…

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Buying a home of your own

Buying a home of your own

So you’ve decided you want to stop paying rent and buy your first home. You’re not alone. With interest rates at their lowest in decades, many people have discovered that mortgage payments can be significantly lower or at least comparable to the rent they are currently paying. Making the decision to become a homeowner is…

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