February Home Sales Release

February Home Sales Release

Kitchener-Waterloo, ON — In February, the 377  residential properties sold through the Multiple Listing System (MLS® System) of the Kitchener-Waterloo Association of REALTORS® (KWAR), were an increase of 40 per cent compared…

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January Home Sales Snowed Under By Low Inventory

January Home Sales Snowed Under By Low Inventory

Kitchener-Waterloo, ON — There were 270 residential sales in January through the Multiple Listing System (MLS® System) of the Kitchener-Waterloo Association of REALTORS® (KWAR), a decrease of 18 per cent compared to…

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2017: A very big year in real estate

2017: A very big year in real estate

By Cindy-lou Schmidt Total residential sales volume surpassed 3 billion in 2017, coming out at a total of 6549 homes sold in Kitchener-Waterloo, just one percent less than 2016’s record breaking results.…

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Q: Is January a good time to sell?

Q: Is January a good time to sell?

By Cindy-lou Schmidt If last year was any indication, there are not too many times of the year that are a bad time to sell. Sure, January can be cold and blustery,…

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Wrapping up KW real estate in 2017

Wrapping up KW real estate in 2017

By Cindy-lou Schmidt As 2017 comes to a close, let’s take a look back at what we’ve seen in Waterloo Region real estate for trends and new policies with the top 5…

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A prime time to buy

A prime time to buy

By Cindy-lou Schmidt For many, the holidays have been busy with preparation and family and friends. For others, the hunt for the perfect home has been a priority as those who intended…

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A “Normal” November in Home Sales

A “Normal” November in Home Sales

By Cindy-lou Schmidt Well it’s back to normal at least for now! Last month 425 residential properties were sold In K-W and area through the MLS System of KWAR. That is 20.1…

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New Year, New Mortgage Rules. I asked the experts what you need to know.

New Year, New Mortgage Rules. I asked the experts what you need to know.

By Cindy-lou Schmidt New federal mortgage rules aimed to reduce risk in Canada’s hot housing market come into effect January 1, 2018. How will these rules affect you and your new home…

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Market Update: October residential sales stay steady

Market Update: October residential sales stay steady

By Cindy-lou Schmidt Last month, home sales were down 16.6% at 481 residential units sold in the Kitchener-Waterloo area through the Multiple Listing System (MLS® System) of the Kitchener-Waterloo Association of REALTORS®…

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Market Update: Solid sales in September

Market Update: Solid sales in September

By Cindy-lou Schmidt This September, 470 residential properties were bought and sold through the Multiple Listing System (MLS®) of the Kitchener-Waterloo Association of REALTORS® (KWAR). This is a 12.8 percent decrease from…

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