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July’s Real Estate Market Stats are in for KW!

Low inventory and high demand kept the heat on the local housing market in July. With some of the lockdown restrictions lifting and residents of KW a little freer to enjoy the summer, there were decidedly fewer homes listed for sale last month. In fact, there were 24% fewer new ...

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First impressions make a big difference!

It is the end of May which is the time of year some people wait for to really ‘dig’ into their gardens. With the chance of frost behind us (mostly) now is a great time to get your gardens looking their best! But why do gardens & landscaping matter? The ...

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February Brings Winter Heat to the Local Real Estate Market

Kitchener-Waterloo’s hot real estate market has continued its record-breaking run, bringing in some wild stats for the month of February. With demand remaining high amidst low supply, competition has driven prices to levels we have never before seen in our region. Case in point, February ended with just 295 homes ...

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2021 Starts Off With a Bang in KW Real Estate

2021 got off to a roaring start in the Kitchener-Waterloo real estate market, showing no signs of letting up on the growth of the previous year. Typically a slow month, this January bucked the trend with 351 units sold, which is 24.9% more than the same month last year. The ...

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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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December Caps Off a Big Year in Local Real Estate

December was another busy month for home sales in Kitchener-Waterloo, capping off a memorable and dynamic 2020 for local real estate. While the first half of the year lagged due to the pandemic, the second half roared back and then some, setting sales records for six consecutive months. When all ...

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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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Local Real Estate Market Remains Strong in November 2020

November 2020 was a record-setting month in more ways than one! With long stretches of soaring temperatures, jackets were optional for much of the month, perfect for taking full advantage of pandemic-safe outdoor fun. It wasn’t just the temperatures that stayed high; the real estate market in Kitchener-Waterloo remained hot, ...

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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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