Royal LePage Q3 2020 House Price Survey and Market Forecast

Pandemic-shift: spike in savings diverted into housing driving national median home prices up 8.6%, according to Royal LePage Despite second wave worries, the median price of a home in Canada forecast to finish year 7.0% higher than year-end 2019 Delayed spring market extends through Q3 as pent up demand fuels prices and sales 97% of […]

Alasdair Douglas’ September 2020 Kitchener-Waterloo Real Estate Update

REALTORS® SELL A RECORD NUMBER OF HOMES IN SEPTEMBER KITCHENER-WATERLOO, ON (October 5, 2020) ––There were 758 residential homes sold through the Multiple Listing System (MLS® System) of the Kitchener-Waterloo Association of REALTORS® in September, the most ever recorded for the month. September’s home sales represented an increase of 41.6 per cent compared to the […]

Alasdair Douglas’ August 2020 Kitchener-Waterloo Real Estate Update

KITCHENER-WATERLOO, ON (September 3, 2020) ––There were 686 residential homes sold through the Multiple Listing System (MLS® System) of the Kitchener-Waterloo Association of REALTORS® in August, the most ever recorded for the month. August’s home sales represented an increase of 48 per cent compared to the same month last year, and a decrease of 8 per […]

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 […]

Alasdair Douglas’ May 2020 Kitchener-Waterloo Real Estate Update

HOME SALES CLIMB IN MAY COMPARED TO RECORD-LOW APRIL, AVERAGE SALE PRICES SHOW STRENGTH KITCHENER-WATERLOO, ON (June 3, 2020) ––There were 419 residential homes sold through the Multiple Listing System (MLS® System) of the Kitchener-Waterloo Association of REALTORS® in May 2020, a decrease of 40.5 per cent compared to May 2019, and an 80 per […]

Alasdair Douglas’ March 2020 Kitchener-Waterloo Real Estate Update

HOME SALES IN MARCH CAME IN LIKE A LION WENT OUT LIKE A LAMB By KWAR  In Market UpdatesComments KITCHENER-WATERLOO, ON (April 3, 2020) ––There were 577 residential homes sold through the Multiple Listing System (MLS® System) of the Kitchener-Waterloo Association of REALTORS® in March, an increase of 13.1 per cent compared to the same month last year, […]

Alasdair Douglas’ February 2020 Kitchener-Waterloo Real Estate Update

05Mar  STRONG HOME SALES IN FEBRUARY By KWAR  In Market UpdatesComments KITCHENER-WATERLOO, ON (March 5, 2020) ––There were 467 residential homes sold through the Multiple Listing System (MLS® System) of the Kitchener-Waterloo Association of REALTORS® in February, an increase of 36.5 per cent compared to the same month last year, and 15.3 per cent above the previous 10-year […]

Alasdair Douglas’ May 2017 Kitchener-Waterloo Real Estate Update

Kitchener-Waterloo’s volatile real estate market continues to break records but also continues to put a lot of stress on buyers and sellers. OVER 800 RESIDENTIAL HOME SALES IN MAY SETS A NEW RECORD KITCHENER-WATERLOO, ON (June 5, 2017) ––There were 816 Residential properties sold through the Multiple Listing System (MLS® System) of the Kitchener-Waterloo Association […]

Alasdair Douglas’ March 2017 Kitchener-Waterloo Real Estate Update

When will it end? March has been another strong month for the Kitchener-Waterloo Real Estate market. Continued strong demand from stressed buyers is driving prices to higher and higher levels with the low number of sellers in the marketplace reaping the rewards. Read below for the KWAR’s March press release. MOMENTOUS HOME SALES IN MARCH […]

Alasdair Douglas’ January 2017 Kitchener-Waterloo Real Estate Update

  Home buyers in Kitchener-Waterloo continue to struggle with low inventory and intense competition for properties while seller’s can’t believe how easy it is to sell their home! Read below for the Kitchener-Waterloo Association of Realtors January Press Release. KITCHENER-WATERLOO, ON (February 2, 2017) ––The number of residential sales in January through the Multiple Listing […]