Market Update: Fewer homes sold for more

Market Update: Fewer homes sold for more

By Cindy-lou Schmidt An increased stability in the Kitchener-Waterloo real estate market has emerged with a slowdown in the number of homes sold through the Multiple Listing System (MLS® System) of the…

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Typical summer slow down even in an atypical market

Typical summer slow down even in an atypical market

By Cindy-lou Schmidt Real estate in Kitchener-Waterloo and area has seen the typical summer slow down, with the second month in a row of declining sales despite the atypical market over the…

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Navigating the real estate rise and fall

Navigating the real estate rise and fall

As many of you have likely noticed, particularly if you have been thinking about buying or selling property in the last year, the real estate market has seen a number of fluctuations. All you…

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Simplified Market Update – June 2017 – Strong buyer demand endures

Simplified Market Update – June 2017 – Strong buyer demand endures

Last month, we saw fewer homes sold in Waterloo Region than compared to June 2016. This is the first time this has in nearly two years. Still, with more homes being listed…

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Did the foreign buyer tax affect the Canadian real estate market?

Did the foreign buyer tax affect the Canadian real estate market?

With the combination of mortgage regulations, along with the newly-introduced foreign buyer tax, it begs the question: Has it changed our real estate market? Clues from statistics released by the Canadian Real…

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Simplified Market Update – June 2017 – Record sales and over 1000 new listings

Simplified Market Update – June 2017 – Record sales and over 1000 new listings

This is the second consecutive month unit sales have hit an all-time high. It’s also the first time in two years that the number of new listings put on the market has…

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Simplified Market Update- May 2017- April showers brought sold signs

Simplified Market Update- May 2017- April showers brought sold signs

In April 2017, 766 residential transactions were recorded through the Multiple Listing System (MLS® System) of the Kitchener-Waterloo Association of REALTORS® (KWAR), an increase of 14.3 percent  compared to April 2016. Waterloo Region…

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Winds are a changin’

Winds are a changin’

The spring market in real estate is always a busy time for buyers and sellers alike. With March’s home sales statistics showing continued strong interest by Buyers in Waterloo Region, more Sellers…

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Simplified Market Update – April 2017 – Momentous Homes Sales in March

Simplified Market Update – April 2017 – Momentous Homes Sales in March

If you thought that February’s sales stats were high, get acquainted with March Stats which included  729 residential properties sold in the Kitchener-Waterloo area through the Multiple Listing System (MLS® System) of…

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Toronto and beyond: $1 million over asking

Toronto and beyond: $1 million over asking

Recently, news hit that a home in Toronto sold for $1 million over asking. While part of the sale price can be accounted for by the fact that the home was priced…

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