Categories for Real Estate

What Can Impact Your Buying Power?

With soaring house prices, the record low interest rates have made it possible for home buyers to attain big mortgages in recent years. Borrowing money is cheap right now, which can entice buyers to potentially bite off more than they can chew from an affordability standpoint. Obviously, it’s not just ...

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What to Consider When Buying a Condo

The prices for detached homes in Waterloo Region have been escalating at an unprecedented pace. With the extension of low interest rates and pandemic-induced lifestyle shifts, the demand is unlikely to cool off anytime soon. While this has certainly been the cause for some discouragement among buyers looking to enter ...

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They Got $100,000 Over Asking Price?!

If you’re a potential buyer right now or thinking of selling your home, we probably don’t have to tell you that real estate prices have been going through the roof. With low interest rates and pandemic-driven market changes, it’s creating intense competition never before seen in our region. Believe it ...

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Selling in a Seller’s Market

  It is a seller’s market here in the Kitchener-Waterloo Region, and with demand showing no sign of slowing down, it will likely stay that way for a while. If you have been trying to buy lately, you’ve likely felt the challenge of buying in this market first-hand. When demand ...

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The Pre-Emptive Offer Dilemma

To bully or not to bully? That is the question.  In our last blog post (found here), we explored some of the challenges of buying in a seller’s market, and how pre-emptive offers can be a strategy to employ in your home search. But, there’s a time and a place ...

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Buying in a Seller’s Market

Anyone who has been looking to purchase a home in KW in recent months will be all too aware of how much competition there is right now. Buyers are facing what can feel like endless disappointment, as their efforts to make a successful offer seem to constantly be coming up ...

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We are Growing!

We are excited to welcome Cheryl Heisler to the team!  With an in-depth knowledge of Waterloo region, experience in new home construction and education in marketing she makes a great addition to the team. Cheryl moved to Kitchener Waterloo when her father retired from the Air Force and started a ...

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Start taking notes…

As I write this, March 14th, it is cold and snow covered outside and the thought of spring seems wishful.  As a homeowner, you may want to consider taking notes about the things around your house that bother you most during the winter months, let’s call it prepping. If your ...

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