• 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 …

  • Simplified Market Update: April 2019

    Simplified Market Update: April 2019

    A Slide and a Climb — A highly competitive market, particularly under the $500,000 price range appears to have had an impact on those buying semi-detached, townhomes and condos which were all…

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    Simplified Market Update: March 2019

    Simplified Market Update: March 2019

    January may have been frigid but February was a polar bear’s paradise! Snow storms and extreme negative temperatures did put a damper on the market with fewer homes sold as compared to…

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    Simplified Market Update: February 2019

    Simplified Market Update: February 2019

    Frigid January temperatures and a polar vortex were no match for buyers! Home sales were up 14.6 per cent in January with 307 homes sold compared to the same month last year, and…

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    Trends: Co-Buying Homes With Friends

    Trends: Co-Buying Homes With Friends

    Hello and welcome back real estate champions! With the challenges of the mortgage rules and the rising home prices, some buyers have become creative! As you may or may not have seen…

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    Buyers: Sellers are Listening

    Buyers: Sellers are Listening

    Hello and welcome back real estate champions! As you may or may not have seen in the news, more and more people are using surveillance inside their homes to monitor break-ins, theft,…

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    Sellers: Dumping your junk

    Sellers: Dumping your junk

      Hello and welcome back real estate champions! If you are selling your home for the first time, or you’ve done it a few times already, there are things you can do…

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    Simplified Market Update: January 2019

    Simplified Market Update: January 2019

    Typical Trends Make a Come Back — There were 5,823 residential homes sold through the Multiple Listing System (MLS® System) of the Kitchener-Waterloo Association of REALTORS® in 2018, a decline of 11.1…

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    Homeowners: How to think like an investor

    Homeowners: How to think like an investor

    It’s a new year and a fresh start this January 2019 and I’m excited to get started with some solid info on how you can continue to grow your wealth even if…

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    Top 10 Thoughtful and Affordable Christmas and Holiday Gift Ideas for that Hard-to-Buy-for Person

    Top 10 Thoughtful and Affordable Christmas and Holiday Gift Ideas for that Hard-to-Buy-for Person

    By Cindy-lou Schmidt Having trouble finding the perfect gift for the person who has everything? Then this list is for you! This video is about my Top 10 Thoughtful and Affordable Christmas…

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    Simplified Market Update – December 2018 – Temperatures cool, homes sales rise

    Simplified Market Update – December 2018 – Temperatures cool, homes sales rise

    By Cindy-lou Schmidt While temperatures cooled in October and November, last month ended up being another hot month in real estate in Kitchener-Waterloo and area. Home sales were up 14.2 per cent in…

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