• About Schmidt & Company

    Disruptive Thinking. It’s amazing what can happen when you operate nimbly and with an …

  • Why Waterloo Region?

    Located 1 hour from Toronto, in the heart of Southwestern Ontario, Waterloo Region brings metropolitan living …

  • 10 Things to Do At Home during the COVID-19 Quarantine

    Hello All, We are on week three of quarantine in our home and as we …

  • A perfect match? Buying a fixer-upper

    A perfect match? Buying a fixer-upper

      In the current real estate market, home prices are creating challenges for buyers of all budgets. The reality of not getting as much house for your money as you would have…

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    Continuing the Queen Street Tradition

    Continuing the Queen Street Tradition

    By Cindy-lou Schmidt Recently, more than $1 million has been approved for the transformation of Queen Street in Downtown Kitchener with a secondary budget allotted to repair base infrastructure. It’s an exciting…

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    Back to School – Where will my child attend?

    Back to School – Where will my child attend?

      If you’ve been out shopping in the last couple of weeks, you’ve undoubtedly noticed the annual influx of back to school supplies and sales. If you’re a family that is making…

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    Preparing to sell in September

    Preparing to sell in September

    By Cindy-lou Schmidt August is an excellent time to squeeze in a few more weekends of beaches, cottages, or days trips to some of Ontario’s best little towns. But if selling your…

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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