KITCHENER-WATERLOO REAL ESTATE BLOG

Waterloo Region Luxury Real Estate Update

In the last 365 days there were 6949 reported closed residential sales through the MLS for Waterloo Region. The luxury home market in Waterloo Region – homes valued over $1,000,000 – saw 123 closed deals in that same time. The Luxury market in the Region is a niche...

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Kitchener-Waterloo Real Estate Market Report

Kitchener-Waterloo Real Estate Market Report for November 2019   18.7% - yes, that is a huge number. That is the price increase we just experienced in November compared to November 2018. The average price of residential homes sold just popped to $566,866. That’s like...

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The Do’s + Don’ts of Listing Photos

When you’re preparing to put your house on the market, you are probably already aware that most of the first impressions made on potential buyers will be via your listing photos. It is important to take the time and make sure that the photos taken will attract those...

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How To Handle Downsizing

Moving itself always has the tendency to sound stressful, but adding downsizing to the mix can seem daunting. There are certain challenges that come with downsizing, but that doesn’t mean it has to be more stressful. By changing the way you approach downsizing and...

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2019 Christmas Events In Kitchener-Waterloo

Christmas decorations are starting to appear on houses everywhere, and the snow will be falling any day now.  How can you and your friends and family enjoy the holidays here in Kitchener-Waterloo?  Here are a few of the many traditional events taking place locally.  ...

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Kitchener-Waterloo Real Estate Market Report

October Real Estate Market Report for Kitchener-Waterloo and Area There were 670 residential properties listed on MLS in October representing a 12.4% decrease vs last year. While at the end of the month there were 691 active listings: a 26.4% decrease. Supply of homes...

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Choosing The Perfect Area Rug

  If you’ve ever seen a perfectly styled room, you probably noticed that the area rug was used to tie the room together. Because they come in all shapes, sizes, colors, and designs, it can be overwhelming to decide what area rug is perfect for the room you are trying...

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Kitchener-Waterloo Real Estate Market Report

Kitchener-Waterloo Real Estate Report for September 2019   We have been talking about the divergent markets in Real Estate for a while now. Homes below the $600,000 price point are selling fast and in multiple offer scenarios while homes above $600,000 are moving a...

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Tricks For Hard-To-Paint Areas

While some DIY projects seem like they should be left for the pros, painting doesn’t have to be one of them. Basic painting seems easy enough, but sometimes we run into those hard-to-paint areas and regret not hiring a professional. Instead of hanging up the towel,...

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The Right Window Treatments For You

  Window treatments can often be an afterthought. The stress of finding the right blinds or curtains to cover your naked windows can make you just forget to cover them altogether. There are so many options that the choices can be overwhelming, and the idea of...

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5 Must-Have Tech Items For Your Kitchen

Technology advances are constantly happening all around us and it can be hard to keep up. While you may be eyeing that new iPhone set to release, keep in mind that there is plenty of tech out there that can help make your day-to-day life so much easier. When it comes...

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