Alasdair Douglas’ July 2018 Kitchener-Waterloo Real Estate Update

SALES RETURNING TO NORMAL WHILE PRICES REMAIN STABLE KITCHENER-WATERLOO, ON (August 2, 2018) –– July home sales through the Multiple Listing System (MLS® System) of the Kitchener-Waterloo Association of REALTORS® (KWAR) were down 16.8 per cent compared to last month and down 10.6 per cent compared to July of last year.  A total of 504 […]

Alasdair Douglas’ June 2018 Kitchener-Waterloo Real Estate Update

HOME SALES DOWN IN JUNE, PRICES UP KITCHENER-WATERLOO, ON (July 5, 2018) ––June home sales through the Multiple Listing System (MLS® System) of the Kitchener-Waterloo Association of REALTORS® (KWAR) were down 12.8 per cent compared to last month and down 15.6 per cent compared to last year’s June which was the second highest on record. […]

Home Improvement Return On Investment

Kitchen renovation has greatest potential to boost a property’s sale price Prospective sellers likely to spend less than 2.5% of a home’s value on home improvement TORONTO, JUNE 28, 2018 – According to a cross-Canada survey of over 750 Royal LePage real estate experts, a kitchen renovation is the clear upgrade of choice with the potential […]

Alasdair Douglas’ May 2018 Kitchener-Waterloo Real Estate Update

The Kitchener-Waterloo real estate market continues to fluctuate as compared to last years activity. Sales are down compared to last year but inventory levels are down as well. Read below for the KWAR May Press Release. STRONG HOME SALES IN MAY KITCHENER-WATERLOO, ON (June 4, 2018) –– Last month home sales through the Multiple Listing […]

Alasdair Douglas’ April 2018 Kitchener-Waterloo Real Estate Update

APRIL HOME SALES BRISK KITCHENER-WATERLOO, ON (May 3, 2018) –– In April, the 616 residential properties sold through the Multiple Listing System (MLS® System) of the Kitchener-Waterloo Association of REALTORS® (KWAR) were up 13.7 per cent compared to last month and down 19.6 per cent compared to home sales a year ago. “Home sales in […]

Alasdair Douglas’ March 2018 Kitchener-Waterloo Real Estate Update

MARCH HOME SALES RELEASE KITCHENER-WATERLOO, ON (April 6, 2018) –– In March, the 540 residential properties sold through the Multiple Listing System (MLS® System) of the Kitchener-Waterloo Association of REALTORS® (KWAR), represented an increase of 43.6 per cent compared to last month and a decrease of 25.8 per cent compared to home sales a year […]

Alasdair Douglas’ February 2018 Kitchener-Waterloo Real Estate Update

Home sales continue their decline in February. This is not a surprise, after a number of record breaking months it is not unusual for demand to lessen for a short while. As we move into the Spring season we look forward to seeing the market return to normal levels. FEBRUARY HOME SALES RELEASE KITCHENER-WATERLOO, ON […]

Alasdair Douglas’ January 2018 Kitchener-Waterloo Real Estate Update

After a record breaking 2017 we are seeing a slower start to 2018. A combination of lower inventory and December’s strong sales are most likely the cause. As the weather warms and we see more sellers entering the market we hope that there will be enough inventory to satisfy buyer demand. JANUARY HOME SALES SNOWED […]

Alasdair Douglas’ December 2017 Kitchener-Waterloo Real Estate Update

A record breaking 2017 has come to an end. Average prices are up, sales volume is up and inventory levels are still low. It is too soon to say what 2018 will bring but it is looking like it will be as unpredictable as 2017! Read below for the KWAR’s December 2017 press release. 2017 […]

Alasdair Douglas’ November 2017 Kitchener-Waterloo Real Estate Update

November’s Kitchener-Waterloo real estate market has returned to normal levels. It is to be expected that after last Autumn’s overheated and highly competitive market that we would see a decrease this season. Hopefully the market will proceed at a predictable pace allowing sellers to market their homes to motivated buyers not suffering from market fatigue […]