• 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 – 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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    5 Tips for Staging your Home

    5 Tips for Staging your Home

      When people think about staging their home for sale, they often think of rented furniture and fake fruit. But staging begins with some pretty important foundations. In addition to the obvious…

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    5 Tips for Bickering Couples

    5 Tips for Bickering Couples

    Moving in together? Even if you’ve been living together for a while you’re likely arguing some of these top five 💩💩💩💩💩 things! . Whether it’s hogging the blanket or dealing with that…

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    Signing a Buyer Contract

    Signing a Buyer Contract

      For first-time home buyers, or those who haven’t purchased a home in a while, the mention of a Buyer Agreement contract may make you wonder if it’s necessary. It’s not only…

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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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    Four things to check when hiring a renovation contractor

    Four things to check when hiring a renovation contractor

      Summer is a popular time to for renovations but how can you help to make sure you hire a contractor that is reputable and won’t dissappear into the night? There are…

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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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    How to have an effective final walk-through

    How to have an effective final walk-through

    By Cindy-lou Schmidt Once you fall in love with a home and decide to buy, you’ll want to make sure that it’s in the same or similar condition once you take possession.…

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    My Top 5 Best Things in Waterloo Region

    My Top 5 Best Things in Waterloo Region

      I’m pleased to say that I’ve seen Waterloo Region grow a great deal over the last three decades or so and it’s exciting to see what is in the horizon! Our…

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