Trends: Kitchener Loves Pets and Dog-driven Home Sales

Trends: Kitchener Loves Pets and Dog-driven Home Sales

By Cindy-lou Schmidt Do you love dogs? I do too!  In fact, I have two! Still, it was a surprise to me that Kitchener ranked 4th on the list for Amazon Canada’s…

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Simplified Market Update – November 2018 – Higher than normal sales activity

Simplified Market Update – November 2018 – Higher than normal sales activity

By Cindy-lou Schmidt October saw higher than normal sales activity and buyers and sellers alike were enjoying the boom. Rising interest rates lead to buyers getting off the sidelines, ready to buy…

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Simplified Market Update – October 2018 – Sales Numbers Down, Prices Up

Simplified Market Update – October 2018 – Sales Numbers Down, Prices Up

By Cindy-lou Schmidt September saw the continuing impact of mortgage rules and housing regulation affect the market as affordability for first-time home buyers continues to be a challenge. Meanwhile, average home prices…

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Simplified Market Update – September 2018 – Sales Up Year-Over-Year

Simplified Market Update – September 2018 – Sales Up Year-Over-Year

By Cindy-lou Schmidt The end of summer has brought more action! August was the first month this year that saw a year-over-year increase in monthly home sales. The number of homes sold was…

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Simplified Market Update – August 2018 – Home sales down, prices up

Simplified Market Update – August 2018 – Home sales down, prices up

By Cindy-lou Schmidt The Trend Continues! Home sales in Kitchener-Waterloo have continued to balance out with home sales numbers dropping while home prices continue to rise. Cindy-lou’s Simplified Market  Update   Full…

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Simplified Market Update – July 2018 – Home sales down, prices up

Simplified Market Update – July 2018 – Home sales down, prices up

By Cindy-lou Schmidt Home sales in Kitchener-Waterloo have continued to balance out with home sales numbers dropping with home prices continuing to rise. Cindy-lou’s Simplified Market  Update: In June, a total of 604…

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New Bluetooth Lockboxes

New Bluetooth Lockboxes

By Cindy-lou Schmidt As of July 3, 2018,  REALTORS®  with homes listed on the Kitchener-Waterloo Association of Realtors Board will be implementing a new lockbox program replacing the conventional mechanical lockboxes that…

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Simplified Market Update – June 2018 – Strong Home Sales Continue

Simplified Market Update – June 2018 – Strong Home Sales Continue

By Cindy-lou Schmidt Home sales in Kitchener-Waterloo have continued to heat up along with the great local temperatures! Our summer-like spring has been in line with sales as May 2018 saw a…

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Simplified Market Update – May 2018 – Spring Market Leveling Out

Simplified Market Update – May 2018 – Spring Market Leveling Out

By Cindy-lou Schmidt Home sales in Kitchener-Waterloo are seeing some changes along with the spring weather. In April, 616 residential properties were sold, as compared to March’s 540 residential properties. REALTORS® listed…

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March 2018 Market Update: More snow, more activity

March 2018 Market Update: More snow, more activity

By Cindy-lou Schmidt In March, the 540 residential properties sold through the MLS® of the Kitchener-Waterloo Association of REALTORS®, representing an increase of 43.6 per cent compared to last month and a…

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