KITCHENER-WATERLOO HOME SALES TAKE A LEAP IN FEBRUARY

BY ADMIN • MARCH 2ND, 2016 KITCHENER-WATERLOO, ON (March 2, 2016) –– Residential sales through the Multiple Listing System (MLS®) of the Kitchener-Waterloo Association of REALTORS® (KWAR) were up 28.2% compared to the same month last year with 452 homes being sold in the month of February, 18.6% above the 5-year average for the month.…

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What not to do when selling a home

What Not to Do When Selling Your Home   So you have decided that you want to sell your home.Avoid these selling mistakes when putting your home up for sale as they can cost you time and money! It is important to not put up unnecessary roadblocks in the sales process now that you have…

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Top 5 Must-Read Cleaning tips

Top 5 Must-Read Cleaning tips When you plan on selling your home and are looking for the perfect and successful tips and tricks on how to make sure your home is clean enough and ready for showings or you simply want to do a thorough spring home cleaning don’t forget these spots in your home:…

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5 Tips for Getting Your Home Ready for the Spring Real Estate Market

5 Tips for Getting Your Home Ready for the Spring Real Estate Market Even though it’s the middle of the winter season, before you know it, spring will be here. Historically in most real estate markets, the spring is when it really begins to heat up. The spring real estate market generally yields the highest…

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Worst mistakes first-time home buyers make

When Chris Kiskuna bought her first house in 1985, she was so anxious to close the deal quickly, she skipped the home inspection – a decision she paid for the first time she turned on the tap in the bathroom sink. “The water’s running and I’m hearing it run everywhere and thinking, ‘What’s happening here?’…

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9 Reasons to Buy a Home in 2016

There are many reasons why you should consider jumping into the real estate market and buying a home. Below is a list of 9 reasons why you should seriously consider it. 1. To Quit Renting Why contribute to someones mortgage payments when you could be paying off your own? With the current market increase in…

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Buying a home of your own

Buying a home of your own

So you’ve decided you want to stop paying rent and buy your first home. You’re not alone. With interest rates at their lowest in decades, many people have discovered that mortgage payments can be significantly lower or at least comparable to the rent they are currently paying. Making the decision to become a homeowner is…

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Home Owners Primer

Home Owners Primer

New homeowners often find there’s more to keeping up a house than cutting the grass and clearing snow from the driveway. Tools To start with, a new homeowner needs to have on hand a ‘basic tool kit’. A number of basic tools are a must C a metal hammer, screwdrivers with a variety of heads,…

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Real Estate Terminology

Real Estate Terminology

The one thing about participating in the real estate market that confounds most consumers is the terminology and jargon that must be learned. But, as with any business, in order to be successful as a buyer or seller, it is necessary to become familiar with certain concepts and words. The real estate business is somewhat…

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