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January 2018 – Market Update

As we mentioned in my last update we saw record breaking house sales and prices in 2017 and so far it looks like 2018 is off to another strong start. Housing inventory tends to be lower in January and this January was no exception. What was surprising to many is ...

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Neighbourhood showcase: Westmount

Often referred to as “Old Westmount” is one of our favourite neighbourhoods, as it not only has beautiful homes – but also convenient access to Belmont Village, which is full of amazing shopping, restaurants and other amenities. Some of our favourites include: Chelsea Market, The Belmont , Janet Lynn’s Bistro, ...

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Colours that sell!

When getting ready to list your house, My Next KW Home Group will come by your home, show you comparable properties that sold in your neighbourhood, talk about our services throughout the process and discuss ways to best market the home. We feel that one of the best ways to ...

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What the Hygge?

Time and time again Denmark has ranked one of the happiest nations in the world. Meik Wiking, CEO of the Happiness Research Institute, was determined to find out what makes people happy and has found Denmark’s Hygge (“hoo-gah”) could be the secret! Through our research we have found out why ...

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Kitchener Waterloo Housing Market: A look back at 2017

It is no surprise that the Kitchener Waterloo housing market broke records in 2017. Momentum in the housing market started picking up in 2016 and continued throughout the first half of 2017. The low supply and high demand continued to push prices up across the region. Highlights according to the ...

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DIY family activity!

Christmas day may be over, but we want to keep those homey holiday smells going! Gather the family for some DIY time. Simmer pots are like making your own custom candle without any headaches or flames. Start with your favourite scents – apples, orange peel, cloves and cinnamon, or pine, ...

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Don’t get caught in deep snow

A few tips for our new arrivals to Canada as well as some of us who may need a refresher! Between Kitchener, Cambridge and Waterloo there are different rules and by-laws specific to the winter months, mostly surrounding snow removal and parking. If you are a home or business owner, ...

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Stay warm, stay active

It is so easy to hibernate during these cold winter months – however staying active throughout the winter is vital when wanting to stay fit, healthy and high performing. With the help of our #kwholidaygiftguide members, we have some great ideas to inspire you to stay warm AND stay active ...

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Have a joyous (and relaxing) holiday season

Here comes the joyful holiday season, and all the crazy that comes with it! At My Next KW Home Group, we want to help our clients stay zen throughout the season with help from two of our favourite local small businesses. One thing our team likes to do to wind ...

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Entertaining in a small space over the busy holiday season

With the holidays approaching, there are ample opportunities for entertaining friends and family, however, not all of us have a large space. Here are some helpful tips we have used in the past for making entertaining in a small space work. When choosing food and beverage, more thought goes into ...

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