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What does the pandemic mean to the housing market?

This has been a wild week! Luckily, so far my family and I have been fairly healthy. We have taken some extra precautions and will continue to do so over the next few weeks. We have been asked by a few friends and family this week “what does this mean ...

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Will your home make a good “second” impression?

I’m sure you’ve heard that first impressions are important. And it’s true! When it comes to selling your home first impressions are important, but so are second impressions. Let me explain further… In the real estate business, the first impression is also sometimes referred to as ‘Curb Appeal’. How does ...

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Should you write an offer letter?

You have found the house of your dreams and you can already picture yourself living there. But you find out other people are feeling the same way – you could be in a multiple offer situation. How can you make your offer stand out? In a hot real estate market ...

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August Events – Waterloo Region

The summer is ending and August is finally upon us! Here is a snapshot of just a few things happening around the region this month for everyone to enjoy! August 8th– 11th– Kitchener Blues Festival Enjoy this fundraising concert with Tom Cochrane and Red Rider at Victoria Park (OLG Clock ...

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June Events – Waterloo Region

What to do around Waterloo Region in June There is so much to do in Waterloo Region in the month of June! Here is a snapshot of just a few of the events coming up!   Not Another GALA – June 14th  If your new to Kitchener this event is ...

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Neighbourhood Feature – Beechwood

Neighbourhood Feature – Beechwood Welcome to Beechwood! A popular area in Waterloo, Beechwood, is known for being a great neighbourhood for families. The area features a blend of activities, privacy and larger style homes on large lots with mature trees. This area is special to both Michael and Laura as ...

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Fire Pits in the City of Kitchener

We all love summer. Especially the activities that come along with it, BBQing, swimming, fire pits and so much more! What was once banned has become a popular trend in the City of Kitchener. After 300 calls yearly the City of Kitchener created a “framework” to allow Backyard fires as ...

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Victoria Day

          It’s Queen Victoria’s Birthday on Monday which means no school for the little ones and no work for most of us. The Region of Waterloo has several things going on which the entire family can participate in to celebrate! If you’re hoping to see some ...

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Value Principles

The valuation of a home is the estimated worth, or price of the home. Valuation involves the actual act of estimating the worth of real property. When valuing a property, many value principles (both objective and subjective) come into play. These principles are often used as guidance in the determination ...

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Prevent Flooding

This past winter we have had many heavy snowfalls (and even a lot of ice). With spring just around the corner, and warmer weather moving in we can expect to see a lot of the snow and ice melt away. The more snow you have the more at risk your ...

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