Habitat for Humanity Waterloo Region was established in 1988 to help combat the cycle of poverty, and make homeownership affordable for low-income families. I am a strong supporter of this Waterloo Region charity, and would encourage getting involved with them. You do not need to be a contractor or have build experience in order to […]
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas… which means this cold weather is here to stay! Never fear, though: Waterloo Region has you covered! Instead of going into hibernation, why not check out one of the many skating rinks in your area?
“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).
Although the housing market is hot these days all throughout Waterloo Region, there are a few neighbourhoods where homes are selling particularly quickly. One of the most desirable neighbourhoods on the market is Laurelwood, where 4, 5, or even 6 offers per house is fairly common! This steady demand for homes in this neighbourhood has […]
Kitchener-Waterloo’s fantastic assortment of restaurants make it difficult to resist eating out. From tacos and hamburgers to pad thai and fattoush, there’s something to satisfy any food lover. Unfortunately, going out to a new delicious restaurant every night isn’t a very budget-friendly option! Luckily, plenty of restaurants in KW offer daily specials on food and […]
We know how much you love your coffee. We love it too! That’s why we went on a search to find the perfect foods to pair with your coffee… all in Waterloo Region! The next time you head for a cup of joe at home or out and about, consider adding one of these treats […]
Tracey and Megan have just sold this bungalow in the Westmount area of Waterloo. More Details: 212 Alexandra Ave.
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. […]
If you’ve never tried a Louisiana boil, you’re missing out on something great. Fresh, tender seafood boiled in aromatic spices that really pack a punch- what could be better? This fantastic seafood preparation method was popularized in Louisiana, but has recently been making its way into Canadian cities. The Captain’s Boil, which established itself with […]
If you’re planning to immigrate to Waterloo Region, chances are you have plenty of questions that need answering. Luckily, the area is a multicultural community, and there are people living here from all corners of the globe. Settlement services are offered by many different local organizations in order to help newcomers adapt to life in […]
Uptown Waterloo is quickly becoming a foodie hotspot as more restaurants and bars turn their attention towards quality and local food. As such, the huge success of White Rabbit is certainly no surprise. The self-described “Spirit House” has the largest selection of spirits in Waterloo Region, and offers a wide variety of tasting paddles on […]
Sometimes, a “staycation” is just what you need to recover from a particularly long or stressful week. If you’re looking to get out of Waterloo Region, there are plenty of fantastic and exciting day trips you can take! However, if you want a fun and relaxing day close to home, this itinerary is the perfect […]
The warm weather and sunshine means one thing for residents of Kitchener-Waterloo… patios! There are so many beautiful patios offered by various restaurants and bars in the region that you could try a new one every day this summer (although we aren’t suggesting that you do!) Whether you’re looking for a quiet spot for a […]
Carriage Crossing is a fairly new neighbourhood in Waterloo near RIM Park. This fast growing area currently has a population of 2684, with a median age of 37. Currently, 72% of 785 households have children, and 28% are no child homes. However, this neighbourhood is projected to see large changes, with many new developments catering […]
Are you thinking of moving to Canada? If so, welcome! We’re happy to have you here. Moving to a new place often comes with a little bit of an adjustment period. This article aims to help you through that adjustment period, and settle in to life in Canada. There are a few big things you […]