KWAR NEWS

Brian Santos New President of Kitchener-Waterloo Association of REALTORS®

KITCHENER-WATERLOO, ON (November 23, 2018) ––Brian Santos, a Broker with Peak Realty Ltd. ® has been appointed to serve as president of the Kitchener-Waterloo Association of REALTORS® (KWAR). Santos is a second-generation REALTOR® with a decade of real estate experience in Waterloo region.  He is a managing broker of Peak Realty’s five offices serving the Waterloo region and Stratford area. An active volunteer, Santos has held numerous leadership roles including serving on Downtown Kitchener’s Action…
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25TH ANNUAL CHARITY GOLF TOURNAMENT RAISES $31,203

KITCHENER-WATERLOO, ON (August 28, 2018) – Today the Kitchener-Waterloo Association of REALTORS® (KWAR) presented a cheque to Habitat for Humanity Waterloo Region in the amount of $31,203.04. The funds were raised through KWAR’s 25th Annual Charity Golf Tournament that was held at Rebel Creek Golf Club on Tuesday, June 26th, 2018. “Our annual golf tournament is just one of the many ways our members are giving back and enhancing the quality of life in our…
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In Conversation with Dieter Wolle, KWAR’s Newest Honorary Member

Recently Tony Schmidt, 2018 President of KWAR sat down with Dieter Wolle to talk about his 54 years as a REALTOR® and his upcoming recognition of being named an Honorary Member of the association. What follows is a summary of the insights and memories we captured from this captivating conversation with one of Waterloo Region’s finest real estate legends: The real estate industry has gone through a myriad of changes throughout history. From the prices…
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MEMBERS OF KWAR TO DISCONTINUE USING MECHANICAL LOCKBOXES ON MLS® LISTED PROPERTIES

MEDIA RELEASE: ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES IT IS CONVERTING TO ELECTRONIC LOCKBOXES KITCHENER-WATERLOO, ON (June 8, 2018) -- This week the Kitchener-Waterloo Association of REALTORS® launched a new lockbox program replacing the conventional mechanical lockboxes that have been commonly used throughout Ontario for over the past 30 years. The new devices feature state-of-the-art technology to ensure KWAR REALTORS® continue to provide the highest standard of professional services to their clients. This new program is a partnership with…
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KWAR RECOGNIZES 8 FIRMS CELEBRATING MILESTONES

WHITNEY & COMPANY REALTY MARKS 80 YEARS KITCHENER-WATERLOO, ON (May 18, 2018) ––On May 11, 2018 Kitchener-Waterloo Association of REALTORS® (KWAR) recognized 8 firms celebrating a combined 295 years of membership at the association’s Spring Gala. The longest serving firm recognized was Whitney & Company Realty Ltd., celebrating a remarkable 80 years of membership. Whitney & Company has the distinction of being KWAR’s oldest firm member and an original founding member of the association when…
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