Although you may not be thinking of moving any time soon, chances are you are still curious about the value of your home. Most homeowners reflect on how much their home is worth, particularly when they see noticeable changes in their housing market. If you’re wondering about how much your home is worth, here are […]
In a sea of listings, how will buyers find your home? In the last 10 years house buyers have become tech savvy and now use a multitude of tools and information to narrow down their search for the perfect home. Here are some interesting statistics from the 2013 Digital House Hunt Study, a joint study by […]
Into every seller’s life a low-ball offer must come! Buyers have many reasons for low-balling a property including any of the following: • They may not see the value that you see • They come from an area where homes comparable to yours cost less • They may be used to a market where large […]
Spring is such a fabulous time of year! Everything is re-energized and we start to think of new beginnings. In Spring we often re-evaluate our homes, our careers and how we spend our free time.
“Kitchener-Waterloo’s housing market continues to be in favour of sellers, however with listings trending higher, we are seeing more balance” Home sales in Kitchener-Waterloo dropped to a level that was “typical for November” according to this press release from the Kitchener Waterloo Association of Realtors (KWAR).
If you’re planning on buying or selling your house, you are going to need a good real estate agent. Sometimes, you may be lucky and already know a good real estate agent. However, this won’t always be the case. You may need to do some research and look around for the real estate agent who […]
According to this press release from the Kitchener-Waterloo Association of REALTORS® (KWAR), MLS sales were down in Kitchener-Waterloo area in September 2017. SOLID MLS HOME SALES IN SEPTEMBER A total of 470 residential properties changed hands in Kitchener-Waterloo and area through the Multiple Listing System (MLS® System) of the Kitchener-Waterloo Association of REALTORS® (KWAR) in September. […]
So, you’re planning on selling your house. The good news is, you are in the right place. We have put together a comprehensive guide to selling your house, including some of our best tips for sellers! With the help of a qualified real estate professional, the home selling process can be smooth and stress-free. Read […]
A total of 483 residential sales occurred through the Multiple Listing System (MLS® System) of the Kitchener-Waterloo Association of REALTORS® in August, according to this press release by the KWAR. This was 19.2 per cent below August 2016’s record breaking 598 units sold but still ahead of the previous 5-year August average of 473 sales. […]
One of the most important rooms to pay attention to when preparing your home for sale is the kitchen. Along with bathrooms, it is one of the rooms that buyers will inspect the most thoroughly. A clean, bright, and inviting kitchen will go a long way towards making your home appear valuable. Buyers want to […]
“We definitely saw more supply coming on the market the past two months and that has helped to meet the strong home buyer demand” -The President of the KWAR KITCHENER-WATERLOO, ON (July 5, 2017) –– For the first time this year home sales in June decelerated on a monthly basis. Last month’s 716 residential sales through […]
“The average days on market in April were 10, compared to 33 days a year ago.” KITCHENER-WATERLOO, ON (May 3, 2017) ––It was another record setting month for home sales as 766 residential transactions were recorded through the Multiple Listing System (MLS® System) of the Kitchener-Waterloo Association of REALTORS® (KWAR), an increase of 14.3 percent […]
Tracey Appleton has been a REALTOR® since 2006 at Coldwell Banker Peter Benninger Realty in Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario Canada. My Background I love what I do! There is no greater feeling than helping someone buy a home they have fallen in love with or helping a family bid farewell to a home that has been an integral […]
Navigating real estate listings can be exhausting. Confusing descriptions, bizarre interior decorating choices, and dim photos make certain listings an automatic “no.” Ellen points out some of the most hilarious postings. Yes, these are completely real! Ellen on Real Estate Listings: Yikes. Luckily, with the right agent by your side, you’ll never have to worry […]
Have you ever wondered how buyers search for the perfect home? You might imagine them driving by a “For Sale” sign and calling in to enquire, or searching in the newspaper for a picture that catches their eye. Of course, many people discover listed properties using those methods. However, according to research by NAR, there are […]