Alasdair Douglas’ Current State of Housing Markets in Canada from CREA

On Monday, the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) released its national housing statistics for the month of May—the second full month of the COVID-19 pandemic. While restrictions have begun to lift in many parts of the country, much remains uncertain about the real estate industry. Below, CREA’s Senior Economist Shaun Cathcart provides an update on […]

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Rebalanced Canadian Economy Supports Healthy Real Estate Markets Across the Country

Rebalanced Canadian Economy Supports Healthy Real Estate Markets Across the Country October 14, 2015 Stability in real estate market provides safe haven for savers facing volatile capital markets Sector remains a federal election priority for major parties and voters TORONTO, October 14, 2015 – In the third quarter of 2015, home prices showed moderate to […]

KWAR June Press Release, Kitchener-Waterloo Real Estate Market Breaking Records!

BUSY MONTH FOR HOME SALES IN JUNE KITCHENER-WATERLOO, ON (July 7, 2015) –– It’s been a busy June with 626 home sales in Kitchener-Waterloo and area though the Multiple Listing System (MLS® System) of the Kitchener-Waterloo Association of REALTORS® (KWAR). This represents a 9.4% increase compared to June of 2014, and 15.8% above the 5 […]

KWAR August Press Release. August Sales Up Nearly 10%, You Can Sell Your Home In August!

Many Realtors will tell you that you cannot sell your home in August. Many Realtors would be wrong as shown by the 9.2% increase in sales this past August. Read the following press release from the Kitchener-Waterloo Association of Realtors. HOME SALES REMAIN STRONG IN THE MONTH OF AUGUST  KITCHENER-WATERLOO, ON (September 4, 2014) –– […]

KWAR March Press Release, Sales Down Because of a Cold Winter. Really! It’s March!

KITCHENER‐WATERLOO HOME SALES ‐ A SLOWER MARCH TO SPRING KITCHENER‐WATERLOO, ON (April 3, 2014) –– Residential property sales through the multiple Listing System (MLS® System) of the Kitchener‐Waterloo Association of REALTORS® (KWAR), were down 12 percent last month, compared to March 2013. There were 536 residential sales reported during the month of March, 23 percent […]

KWAR September Press Release, Sales Up In September!

 SEPTEMBER SALES REMAIN STRONG KITCHENER-WATERLOO, ON (October 3, 2013) –– There were are total of 478 home sales through the Multiple Listing System (MLS®) of the Kitchener-Waterloo Association of REALTORS® (KWAR) in September compared to 448 during the same period in 2012, an increase of 6.7 percent. Year-to-date 5,132 homes were sold, which is the highest […]

KWAR August Press Release, Steady Sales in a Steady Market!

HOMES SALES REMAIN STEADY IN AUGUST KITCHENER-WATERLOO, ON (September 6, 2013) –– There were are total of 512 home sales through the Multiple Listing System (MLS®) of the Kitchener-Waterloo Association of REALTORS® (KWAR) in August, an increase of 2.8 percent compared to 498 homes sold in the same month last year. Homes sales were also up […]

March Press Release from the KWAR, Average Prices Up from January!

KITCHENER-WATERLOO, ON (March 5, 2013) –– Residential sales through the Multiple Listing System (MLS®) of the Kitchener-Waterloo Association of REALTORS® (KWAR) were down 10.5 percent compared to this month last year while the year-to-date dollar volume of sales was 8 percent above the 5-year average. A total of 445 residential properties sold last month, a […]

Kitchener Waterloo Association Of Realtors Press Release, January Statistics.

KW HOME SALES MAINTAIN STEADY PACE KITCHENER-WATERLOO, ON (February 5, 2013) –– Residential sales through the Multiple Listing Service (MLS® System) of the Kitchener-Waterloo Association of REALTORS® (KWAR) were down slightly in January compared to the same month last year. There were a total of 337 residential properties sold last month, a 2.3 percent decrease […]

Kitchener-Waterloo Association of Realtors November Press Release.

Here is the November press release from the Kitchener-Waterloo Association of Realtors. It provides a basic overview of the bulk averages across the entire board area and all price ranges. While this can be useful to measure the level of activity in any given market but is not of any use to measure value trends for […]