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Rolling With The Reids; A visit to their Tin...

Jul 11, 2019
The tiny house movement has taken a firm hold in recent years as people seek to simplify their lives, reduce costs, ...
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Some Houses May Be TOO Nice

Aug 22, 2018
The other day, I was showing some really gorgeous homes in Collingwood and Blue Mountain the $1.5 million to $3 mil ...
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Do You Own an Historically Significant or Ol...

Feb 25, 2018
Are you one of the folks who’ve purchased a charming older home in Collingwood this year or do you hope to in the f ...
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Collingwood Heritage Walk

Oct 03, 2017
Collingwood has had a colourful history shaped by the railways, shipbuilding and agriculture.  More than 50 differe ...
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New Affordable Housing Units in Collingwood

May 10, 2017
When you see something every day in the landscape, you don’t even notice it anymore until something changes. This h ...
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2017 Home Design Trends

Jan 19, 2017
According to INMAN – one of the Real Estate Industry’s leading source of real estate information, the following are ...
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My Visit To An Off-The-Grid, Straw Bale Home...

Mar 13, 2014
This post is part 2 in a series.  Read Part 1 here  which describes the site and construction of the property I vis ...
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The Collingwood Federal Building

May 10, 2012
This remarkable marble building in downtown Collingwood was built between 1913 and 1915 at a cost of $140,000.  The ...
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Will Admiral Collingwood Place Be An Icon or...

Nov 27, 2011
Emotions are running high in Collingwood, AGAIN, in regard to the Admiral Collingwood Place development slated for ...
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From Fixer Upper to Dream Home

Aug 25, 2011
There is a new show airing this fall on W Network that I can’t wait to see. For the real estate and renovation junkies out there, we already have Colin, Justin, Sara and Candace.  Now comes Sibling Ri ...
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10 Free Planning Tools for Your Home

Mar 17, 2011
When people look at potential homes to buy, they often stand for some time trying to envision how their furniture m ...
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Collingwood By Design

Feb 24, 2011
Communities should not happen by accident although they often seem to. The environment that we live in, our built e ...
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Tremont Restoration Wins Heritage Award

Nov 16, 2010
Hot off the press… Collingwood’s own Richard and Anke Lex were named today as the winners of the Archit ...
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Build It Green! Home Tour

Oct 07, 2010
We hear a great deal these days about green homes but seeing them is quite an eye opening experience. Now you can d ...
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Is Your Business Accessible to People With D...

Aug 20, 2009
If you own a commercial building or operate a business in Ontario, you should make yourself well aware of the Acces ...
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