Alasdair Douglas’ April 2017 Kitchener-Waterloo Real Estate Update

APRIL WAS SHOWERED WITH HOME SALES KITCHENER-WATERLOO, ON (May 3, 2017) It was another record setting month for home sales as 766 residential transactions were recorded through the Multiple Listing System (MLS® System) of the Kitchener-Waterloo Association of REALTORS® (KWAR), an increase of 14.3 percent compared to April 2016. Residential sales in April included 492 […]

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262 Shakespeare Drive in Waterloo, For Sale for $769,900.

262 Shakespeare Drive in Waterloo is a tudor style, 2473 sq ft home in the prestigious and desirable Old Beechwood neighbourhood. Pleasingly situated on a large picturesque lot surrounded by mature trees this home surely has curb appeal! From the welcoming front porch you enter the spacious and inviting front hall with a private office/den […]

Alasdair Douglas’ April 2016 Kitchener-Waterloo Real Estate Update

The Kitchener-Waterloo real estate market continues to set new records while demand remains high and inventory remains low.  Prices continue to rise and there is no sign of buyer demand easing. Read below for excerpts from the Kitchener-Waterloo Association of Realtors March Press Release. HOME SALES HOT STREAK CONTINUES IN APRIL KITCHENER-WATERLOO, ON (May 3, 2016) […]

Redistribution of Canada’s Workforce Drives Further Price Appreciation in Greater Vancouver and the Greater Toronto Area

April 07, 2016 Greater Montreal Area sees signs of a real estate market revival in the first quarter of 2016  TORONTO, April 7, 2016 – According to the Royal LePage House Price Survey[1] released today, Canada’s residential real estate market showed strong year-over-year price increases in the first quarter of 2016.  The Greater Vancouver and […]

KWAR February Press Release, Sales Steady, If 4% Down Is Steady!

HOMES SALES STEADY IN FEBRUARY KITCHENER-WATERLOO, ON (March 5, 2014) –– Residential sales through the Multiple Listing System (MLS®) of the Kitchener-Waterloo Association of REALTORS® (KWAR) were down 4.0 percent in February compared to the same month last year and up 34 percent compared to January’s results which were hampered by extreme cold and snow. […]

KWAR October Press Release, Solid Sales, Sales Down!

October’s real estate numbers are out and the Kitchener-Waterloo Association of Realtors is reporting “Solid Sales”. This could be seen as code for not as good as last year. The number of homes sold is down slightly but our local market is still performing at a healthy level. Of course to get the full picture […]

I Am Relocating to Canada, Can I Buy a House?

Canada and Kitchener-Waterloo in particular are great places to live. So great in fact that we are a preferred destination for new Canadians looking for a safe and comfortable place to settle down, raise a family and prosper. Numerous times over the past couple of months I have received messages from these new Canadians asking […]

KWAR June Press Release, Unit Sales Up!

HOME SALES CONTINUE UPWARD TREND KITCHENER-WATERLOO, ON (July 4, 2013) –– Residential property sales through the Multiple Listing System (MLS® System) of the Kitchener-Waterloo Association of REALTORS® (KWAR) half way through the year are up 1.4 per cent compared the same time last year. Residential sales totaled 3,511, 2.2 per cent ahead of the previous […]

My Offer Is Accepted, How Do I Complete The Purchase & Sale?

  Well this is it! We have prepared, planned and searched for the perfect home for your family and we have found it. We have made an offer, negotiated and come to an agreement with the sellers of your next home. This is where the real work starts. This is where your realtor takes you […]

I Am House Shopping, How Should I Look at Houses?

In our previous articles in the home buying series we have discussed preparing for your home search by getting your finances in order and by identifying the features that you need and/or want in your new home. Out third instalment today is about helping you with your home search. We will be looking at how […]