KWAR NEWS

Annual Charity Golf Tournament Raises $31,556

KITCHENER-WATERLOO, ON (August 9, 2017) – Today the Kitchener-Waterloo Association of REALTORS® (KWAR) presented a cheque to Habitat for Humanity Waterloo Region in the amount of $ 31,556.97 The funds were raised through the KWAR’s 24th Annual Charity Golf Tournament that was held at Rebel Creek Golf Club on Tuesday June 27th, 2017.   [caption id="attachment_2793" align="alignleft" width="300"] From Left: James Craig, President of the KWAR, Nicole Pohl, 2017 Golf Tournament Chair, Karen Redman, CEO…
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Do We Have a Supply Problem in Waterloo Region?

This article appeared in the Saturday, July 22, 2017 issue of the Waterloo Region Record. In Ontario, there’s been a lot of chatter lately in the public and political sphere for the province to encourage more housing supply. But does the province have a supply problem? The Ontario Real Estate Association, the Ontario Home Builders’ Association, and the Federation of Rental Housing Providers of Ontario believe we do. In a recent media release, the three…
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Foreign Buyers: little impact on home prices

This article appeared in the Friday, June 30, 2017 issue of Waterloo Region Homes. Cheap money, one of the greatest places in the world call home, and the Canadian dream of homeownership, are just some of the reasons home sales in Ontario have been so strong for so long. Earlier this month the Ontario government passed legislation that puts a 15-per-cent Non-Resident Speculation Tax (NRST) on non-Canadian citizens and non-permanent residents buying residential properties in…
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Real Estate – Everyone is talking about it

This article appeared in the Saturday, June 10, 2017 issue of Waterloo Region Homes. A day rarely passes without the media reporting on our hot Canadian real estate market. Everyone is talking, tweeting, and frankly scratching their heads over ever escalating prices in and around Toronto and what is being called the Greater Golden Horseshoe (GGH), which if you didn’t know, includes Waterloo region. And it’s no wonder, just look at these statistics: After the…
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How to Get Top Value for Your Home

This article appeared in the Saturday, May 20, 2017 issue of Waterloo Region Homes. Knock Knock? Who’s there? Someone who wants to buy your house? Consumer Beware! For most readers this is no newsflash: Waterloo region’s residential real estate market is red hot! Like many markets across the Greater Golden Horseshoe (GGH), we in Waterloo region have been experiencing record breaking sales combined with low inventory levels for months now. In other words, it is…
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