rick crouch - real estate broker & market value appraiser - residential

Southern Georgian Bay & Area Real Estate

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“Helping my clients live an Exceptional Life”

Through out 2020 and 2021, we experienced  increased demand & record sales activity for southern Georgian Bay area real estate.  In early 2022 the market started to shift or change & in 2023 we are seeing a return to a more “balanced market.”  Vist my “Free Market Reports” page for up to date information that you need to know.  

The global pandemic certainly had a profound impact on the local real estate market and how we as REALTORS® meet the needs of today’s consumers.  The demand for properties outside the Greater Toronto Area was never stronger but market conditions have clearly shifted. 

Never has it been of greater importance for those of us as  real estate professionals to help you navigate through today’s turbulent and challeging waters.

  As a full time real estate Broker for over 20 years,  my in-depth knowledge of the market, professionalism and integrity  will ensure you are making informed decisions and choices for your real estate buying and selling needs.   


As a real estate Broker with SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY CANADA, l welcome you to my personal real estate website.

With 20 years of experience, I have extensive knowledge of the area, the local market and the real estate selling and buying process.  Combined with my undivided and personal attention to your needs, I am committed to ensuring that you fulfil your real estate needs and objectives.  Quite simply, “I believe the best way for me to acheive my life’s objectives is to first assist you in achienving yours.” 

Using my skills and experience along with the exclusive tools and support of the SOTHEBY’s INTERNATIONAL brand, I help both Buyers and Sellers with their real estate needs whethr it’s for full-time, recreational or retirement living.  At SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL we believe “your best life begins with a home that inspires you.”

Bookmark this site and you will have access on up-to-date market data and other information pertaining to all aspects of real estate in area municipalities including Clearview Township, Collingwood, the Blue Mountains. Municipality of Meaford, Grey Highlands ,Wasaga Beach and around the Georgian Bay area.  In addition,  this site gives you access to my FREE Market Reports and my complimentary library of “Home-Cents” help articles that will make your real estate buying or selling decisions educated ones. My business covers all aspects of real estate including single family homes, condominiums, vacant land, commercial properties and more!

Be Informed. Be Conscientiously Represented.
Be 100% Satisfied.

Ontario’s “premier”
four-season recreational & retirement playground.

With a multitude of both active sports as well as a growing number of cultural venues to participate in and enjoy, Georgian Bay, Muskoka and surrounding areas offers something for people of all ages and interests. The growth and diversity in population, has created a vibrant real estate market with a wide spectrum of property types from single family homes and  condominiums priced to lavish multi-million dollar homes and estates. Whether your desire is to obtain a full-time home, recreational cottage, chalet, condominium property, farm or commercial real estate for your business or investment purposes, Georgian Bay including the Bruce Peninsula, Muskoka real estate market has it all.

90 minutes from the Greater Toronto Area

The Southern Georgian Bay Real Estate Market Includes These Municipalities:

Clearview Township
Grey Highlands
Municipality of Meaford
The Blue Mountains
Wasaga Beach

Real Estate Services

Why use “Rick”?

As a Broker, ABR (Accredited Buyer Representative), MVA (Market Value Appraiser) and trusted advisor, I serve clients with their selling and buying needs across the southern Georgian Bay area including Collingwood, Creemore, Grey Highlands, the Municipality of Meaford, The Blue Mountains, Wasaga Beach and beyond. Throughout the buying and selling process, I am committed to providing my clients with the utmost in value added service, performance and real estate expertise. Why? buying and selling real estate is an increasingly complex process. You need a real estate professional committed to ensuring that both your interests and investment are protected.

Home Cents Help Tips

These valuable real estate related articles cover everything from selecting and working with a REALTOR®, to home renovation, maintenance and finance or mortgage advice amongst others.

Condo Communique

The Southern Georgian Bay area offers a wide range of condominium options and styles to choose, from entry level units in the low $100,000 range, mid-range priced units, all the way up to lavish waterfront condominium residences.

Luxury Homes

With over 20 years experience as a Broker, Market Value Appraiser and Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist I use my knowledge, expertise and services to Sellers and Buyers looking to complete a luxury property purchase or sale transaction the southern Georgian Bay region,

Free Market Report

When it comes to real estate, the question I get asked the most is: “How’s the market?” Every month I prepare detailed market reports for the southern Georgian Bay market as well as secondary reports for all area municipalities.

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Latest Real Estate News

Trust In Real Estate Services Act 2020 – Part 1

Effective December 1, 2023, new provincial legislation comes into effect, the “Trust In Real Estate Services Act 2020” or TRESA for short.  This new Act will change the real estate process in term of both selling and buying any type of properties in Ontario.  For...

MLS® Sales Across Southern Georgian Bay In August Up 17%

May thru August, MLS® sales across the Southern Georgian Bay region have now shown 4 consecutive months of sales growth over the same period last year.  At the same time, not all segments of the market relative to price are performing above the level of sales we saw...

Days-On-Market, The Time It Takes To Sell or Buy – Part 2

As stated previously on several occasions , real estate activity in the Southern Georgian Bay area as well as in other parts of Canada began to shift or change back in early 2022.  That change has altered many aspects of selling and buying not the least of which is...

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