Are American’s really going to “Move to Canada”?

Last week, Royal LePage Canada sent out a brief survey to our offices and agents across Canada.  The questions were simple – Basically, have we received more interest from US customers on our Canadian real estate product since November 9th 2016? And on the day of President Trump’s inauguration, they released their results. The Survey…

So How Much Did Real Estate Really go Up in 2016 ?

The Royal LePage Q4 House Price Survey and forecast was published this week. Across Canada, the price of a home increased 13.0 percent year to year with a national average of $558,153.   This compares to our local market which also published end of year stats with the average price of homes Dec 2015 to…

Snow Drifts and House Showings

After being out last night until 9, scrambling over snow drifts to get clients in and out of the car, this morning’s article in the Toronto Star was certainly timely.    Search “Selling your House in the Winter ” . Our Cambridge and KW real estate market is still busy, and those traditional winter blues…

Fresh Food for a New Year

If one of your goals for the New Year is to explore your love of food, there couldn’t be a better to start than at the Kitchener Farmers’ Market, or the local Cambridge Farmer’s Market.  In downtown Galt, the “Galt” Market claims to be one of Ontario’s longest continually running market.   Preston and Hespeler’s…

The picturesque community of Baden

Just outside Kitchener-Waterloo sits an abundance of little hamlets and villages. Rural living amongst the rolling farmland is becoming more popular as some people try to get away from the hustle of big city life. One of these communities is Baden, which features a great mix of suburban homes in a rural setting. Abundant farms,…

10 tips for selling your home in the New Year

Welcome to 2017! Now that the holiday season is behind us, you might be thinking ahead to a spring sale. How exciting! When it comes to real estate, making a great first impression is key, so it’s never too soon to start preparing your home for the market. A few basic elements can help you…