Choosing a neighbourhood based on the school

Choosing a neighbourhood based on the school

  Every year, families move from one area of Kitchener-Waterloo to the other, or move in or out of the Region. One thing that holds true for many parents is ensuring that…

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Buyers, use your Realtors!

Buyers, use your Realtors!

Are you looking for a new home? Have you found a REALTOR®  that you trust and that you can go to for your real estate questions? Great! Why not take full advantage of…

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How the Wealthy Barber can help you save for a home

How the Wealthy Barber can help you save for a home

When it comes to finances, regardless of your age, you’ll need to think about it sometime. Whether you just secured your first serious job, you’re about to up-size to a larger home,…

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Starting or adding to your investment portfolio

Starting or adding to your investment portfolio

When it comes to starting or adding to your investment portfolio, it is important to find a property with great bones. Unless you have renovation experience, and you’re knowledgeable and familiar with zoning…

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Getting to know your new neighbourhood

Getting to know your new neighbourhood

In this fast-paced market, homes are selling more quickly than ever, but location is still a factor that should be considered by Buyers. Is it close enough to school, work, and other…

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First-time Home Buyers to get Double the Land Transfer Tax Rebate

First-time Home Buyers to get Double the Land Transfer Tax Rebate

Yesterday afternoon Finance Minister Charles Sousa announced an increase to the land transfer tax (LTT) rebate for first-time buyers. The rebate is being doubled from $2,000 to $4,000. The announcement came as…

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Go Beyond Property Needs and Wants

Go Beyond Property Needs and Wants

When you shop for a new home, you’ll probably start by thinking about what you need in your next property. Your list might include a spacious kitchen; three bedrooms; and, a mature…

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Buying a home in Waterloo Region — A market snapshot

Buying a home in Waterloo Region — A market snapshot

Whether you’re planning on buying your first home or you’ve done this before, it’s important to get a perspective on what the market is doing where you are planning to live. In…

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Home Hunting Without Burnout

Home Hunting Without Burnout

House hunting is exciting! Especially when starting out: you and your family will be fueled by anticipation, desire and enthusiasm – the raw ingredients of adrenaline. That’s what keeps you going. But…

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Pre-Packing for your New Home

Pre-Packing for your New Home

When selling your home, you can do yourself a favour and pack up the items you know you won’t need over the next few months. This time frame will allow you to…

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