North Simcoe real estate market grew in 2020, despite COVID-19 pandemic

North Simcoe real estate market grew in 2020, despite COVID-19 pandemic

The demand for property in Midland, Penetanguishene, Tiny and Tay is immense. When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, people began flocking north to urban communities, and the local real estate market took off. “There seems to be an exodus from metropolitan areas to cottage country. Buyers are realizing that this area is an incredible place to live and their dollars can stretch much further up here,” said Phil Pantling, realtor at Royal LePage. […]

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Barrie is Now One of Ontario’s Most ‘Sought-After’ Real Estate Markets

Barrie is Now One of Ontario’s Most ‘Sought-After’ Real Estate Markets

Shifting consumer behaviours in the face of COVID-19, coupled with historically low-interest rates resulted in a record-breaking year for real estate in Canada. Subsequently, buyers seeking more space have been relocating to provincial regions outside of densely populated cities, further contributing to ongoing urban sprawl. As a result, Barrie has turned into one of the most “sought-after” real estate markets in Ontario, appealing to both families and investors, according to RE/MAX. […]

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Local real estate numbers continue to grow from November to December: BDAR

Local real estate numbers continue to grow from November to December: BDAR

The December 2020 sales information is in, and residential property sales recorded through the Matrix™ System for the Barrie and District Association of REALTORS® (BDAR) region showed that year-over-year sales activity and average price faced strong growth both inside and outside of the City of Barrie. Further, although month-over-month sales activity, average price continued to grow from November into December. […]

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