• 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 “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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    Do you need more room? Five signs it may be time to make a move.

    Do you need more room? Five signs it may be time to make a move.

    By Cindy-lou Schmidt If you’re finding that your home just isn’t as comfortable as it used to be, it could be that you might need a little more space. Here are 5…

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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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    Are you ready to buy your first home? These 5 signs show you are!

    Are you ready to buy your first home? These 5 signs show you are!

      Are you ready to shell out for your down payment, closing costs and start paying for the ongoing maintenance of your own abode? Here are a few good signs that suggest…

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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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    HEPA Air Filtration — Clean Air Inside the Home

    HEPA Air Filtration — Clean Air Inside the Home

    By Cindy-lou Schmidt We often hear news articles about the air quality, especially during the summer months. But as the winter month’s near, it is more important than ever to make sure…

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    Home renovations in a changing market

    Home renovations in a changing market

    By Cindy-lou Schmidt After home ownership, the second investment that Canadians love to spend their money on most are home renovations. While this can be a worthy adventure, it can also be…

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    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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    Is your home in the ragweed capital?

    Is your home in the ragweed capital?

    By Cindy-lou Schmidt Well if you live in Ontario, close to Toronto, the answer is yes! If you have been congested, your eyes itching and your throat scratchy since mid-July, you may…

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