Alasdair Douglas’ October 2020 Kitchener-Waterloo Real Estate Update

KITCHENER-WATERLOO, ON (November 4, 2020) ––There were 691 residential homes sold through the Multiple Listing System (MLS® System) of the Kitchener-Waterloo Association of REALTORS® in October, the most ever recorded for the month. October’s home sales represented an increase of 28 per cent compared to the same month last year, and a decrease of 9.6 […]

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’ 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 […]

Royal Lepage 2020 Housing Forecast

Canadian real estate market to appreciate 3.2% in 2020 reflecting similar price growth in both condo and detached segments Low supply in the Greater Toronto Area expected to fuel home price growth in 2020 Greater Montreal Area forecast to see highest appreciation rate in 2020 among cities surveyed Greater Vancouver house prices forecast to stabilize […]

Alasdair Douglas’ November 2019 Kitchener-Waterloo Real Estate Update

Thank you for visiting my blog page. Read below for the Kitchener Waterloo Association of Realtors November press release. If you were to be guided by the headline you would think that all properties in the region had experienced a massive gain in price/value. Sadly for sellers and happily for buyers this is not the […]

Alasdair Douglas’ October 2019 Kitchener-Waterloo Real Estate Update

STRONG HOME SALES CONTINUE IN OCTOBER IN FACE OF LOW INVENTORY KITCHENER-WATERLOO, ON (November 5, 2019) ––538 residential properties sold through the Multiple Listing System (MLS® System) of the Kitchener-Waterloo Association of REALTORS® (KWAR) in October, an increase of 4.1 per cent compared to the same month last year. Home sales in October included 334 […]

Royal LePage 2019 Newcomer Survey

One in five homes purchased by Canadian newcomers Canadian newcomers projected to make 680,000 home purchases over next five years 82% of newcomers choose to stay in their first city of residence 75% of newcomers arrive with savings to help purchase a home 75% of newcomers do not consider moving to the United States prior […]

Royal LePage Q3 2019 House Price Survey and Market Forecast

Royal LePage CEO urges caution with election promises aimed at stimulating housing demand that lack concrete plans to address supply shortages Housing recovery gains strength with national aggregate price forecast to rise 1.5% during the fourth quarter of 2019 compared to same period in 2018 Price gap between condominiums and houses shrinks as median condo […]